The 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market rose 21 cents over the weekend to a statewide average of $13.61 (Figure 1). Market movement was limited for the first half of the week before moving sharply lower on Thursday. A slight recovery on Friday left the statewide closing average at $13.41, a 1 cent increase from
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The 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market statewide average started the week 2 cents above the previous Friday close at $13.36 (Figure 1). Market movement was limited for the entire week, reaching a high of $13.46 on Wednesday before moving lower each of the remaining trading days to a Friday closing average of $13.40, a
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Every year, the same soybean variety may be sold by several different seed companies under different brand names. Two varieties that are genetically the same may not perform the same side by side in the field due to differences in environmental conditions and management practices among seed increase production fields. How the seed is handled
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Preliminary results from the 2013 Arkansas Full-Season RR and Non-RR Soybean Performance Test and the 2013 Arkansas Early Planted RR Soybean Performance Test are available at: http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/. Information for the 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted. Also, the 2013 soybean cultivar disease screening results are available at http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/. This program
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With the widespread problem of glyphosate resistant weeds, many soybean producers are relying on residual herbicides to control problematic weeds. Metribuzin (Sencor, Canopy, etc.) is a PSII inhibitor (Group 5) herbicide that provides residual control of an assortment of annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in soybean, including Palmer amaranth. With the extensive use of PPO
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The 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market gained 10 cents over the weekend to open the shortened holiday trading week at a statewide average of $13.42 (Figure 1). The market was initially steady before weakening on Wednesday, the last trading day. Statewide average price fell to $13.34 on Wednesday but still represented a 2 cent
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The 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market gained 5 cents over the weekend to open at a statewide average of $13.00 (Figure 1). Initial weakness in the market bottomed out on Wednesday and the market closed with strong gains through the remainder of the trading week. Statewide average price fell to $12.86 on Wednesday before
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The 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market opening on Tuesday, after the extended Veteran’s Day weekend, had an 18 cent gain to an opening statewide average of $13.25 (Figure 1). Statewide average price rose to $13.30 on Wednesday before moving lower for the rest of the week to a closing statewide average of $12.95 on
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Preliminary results from 2013 crop performance trials have been posted to the Arkansas Variety Testing website: http://arkansasvarietytesting.com.
Preliminary results have now been posted for rice, soybean, corn, wheat, and grain sorghum.
Information for 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted.
The “market correction” on last Friday continued into the immediate past week for the 2012 Arkansas cash soybean market as price fell 1 cent over the weekend to a $12.72 Monday opening statewide average and continued lower through Tuesday before turning around and posting gains through the remaining trading days (Figure 1). Statewide average
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