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23
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 23, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rain for the past week was very sporadic ranging from zero at Miller to 2.45” at Washington. However, I expect that there will be ample rainfall to report at all fields next week. Hopefully TD Cindy will not flood any fields.  Stink bugs are […]

20
Jun
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for June 12-16, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market started rocky with an 11 cent weekend loss.  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.16, a 9 cent improvement over the previous week opening average.  Price held steady to midweek before posting gains on each […]

16
Jun
2017
2017 Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – June 16, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators The last field was planted which brings the total to 19. No fields received any rainfall over the past week.  Jefferson, Phillips and Lincoln received initial irrigations with a few others that should be irrigated over the weekend.  Stink bugs, mostly greens, are starting […]

13
Jun
2017
Market Outlook with Supply and Demand for Field Crops June 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Large ending 2016-2017 market year stocks become beginning stocks for the 2017 market year, and 2017 crop price forecasts reflect abundant supplies that impact prices. Projected increases in livestock and poultry products for 2017 and 2018 will marginally reduce supplies as feed inputs increase and create support for prices, but […]

13
Jun
2017
Imposter of target spot popping up in some soybean fields
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist During the end of the 2016 cropping season target spot was seen in several soybean fields in the Mississippi River Delta including several counties in Arkansas.  Because of the widespread concern for target spot, consultants and growers are on the lookout for anything that looks like target spot.  Though […]

12
Jun
2017
Damage reports from dicamba pouring in over the last 2 weeks
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Last season the Arkansas State Plant Board received a total of 32 drift complaints resulting from applications of various formulations of dicamba herbicide made to Xtend crops, mostly cotton.  This year the release and approval of Engenia herbicide (an improved formulation with reduced volatility) was registered in Arkansas and […]

12
Jun
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for June 5-9, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full week of June trading began with a modest 2 cent gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market.  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.07, an improvement of 7 cents over the previous week opening average.  Price posted gains each day of the trading […]

09
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators One more field got planted this week which brings the total to 18. There is one more that should be planted next week. As usual in Arkansas rainfall was very inconsistent, but all fields did receive some rain. Rainfall amounts ranged from .4” in […]

03
Jun
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 29-June 2, and May monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The shortened Memorial Day trading week began with a 27 cent extended weekend loss in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market.  Trading opened on Tuesday at a statewide average of $9.00, 43 cents under the previous Monday average.  Price traded within a narrow range before closing on Friday with an […]

03
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – June 2, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Still have two more fields to plant, but can’t seem to miss any rains.  All fields received good rainfall this past week ranging from .33” in Crittenden to 2.93” in Desha. As usual, both dryland fields received the least rainfall. Initial irrigations for early […]