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13
Mar
2017
Market outlook with supply and demand for field crops – March 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The March 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

10
Mar
2017
Arkansas soybean market reports for Feb. 27 – March 10, 2017 and Feb. summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Feb. 27-March 3, 2017 markets and February summary:  The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market lost 2 cents over the past weekend, but an early week of gains carried the market higher and most of the gains were held through the remainder of the trading week.  The market opened on Monday […]

01
Mar
2017
Applicators: Required online training for applying Enlist Duo, Engenia, and Xtendimax herbicides now available
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Ples Spradley, Extension Pesticide Assessment Specialist The new, required online training program for all agricultural applicators that need to apply Enlist Duo, Engenia, or Xtendimax herbicides to Enlist or Xtend crops is up and running. You can currently access it by going to: http://courses.uaex.edu  You will have to create a courses.uaex.edu account if you have […]

28
Feb
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Feb. 20-24, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market lost 6 cents over the extended Presidents’ Day weekend and moved generally lower through the remainder of the shortened trading week.  The market opened on Tuesday at a statewide average of $10.19, a decline of 26 cents from the previous Monday opening price.  The […]

24
Feb
2017
Requirements to purchase, apply Engenia dicamba herbicide
Author: Bob Scott, Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

By Bob Scott, Extension Weed Scientist This has been a confusing year in weed management and I’m hoping to help clear up some of the confusion about Engenia dicamba herbicide. There are separate requirements for purchasing and applying Engenia, which is a restricted use pesticide, or RUP. To purchase Engenia: You must have a current […]

20
Feb
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Feb. 13-17, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market lost 4 cents over the weekend and, despite a midweek recovery, moved generally lower for the week of trading.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $10.45, an advantage of 21 cents over the previous Monday opening price.  The market fell […]

15
Feb
2017
February supply and demand for field crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The February 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

13
Feb
2017
Arkansas soybean market updates: Feb. 6-10, 2017 and January monthly market summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market posted a 12 cent gain over the weekend and essentially never looked back with early week gains that held through the last trading days.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $10.24, an advantage of 14 cents over the previous Monday […]

07
Feb
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Jan. 30-Feb.3, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market lost 27 cents over the weekend.  Perhaps it was an indication of how unusual the coming week would be.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $10.10, gained 1 cent on Tuesday and then had no AMS report on Wednesday.  The […]

06
Feb
2017
Fungicide resistance: an ongoing concern
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

  By Yeshi Wamishe and Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologists   During the 2011 cropping season strobilurin-resistant isolates of Rhizoctonia solon, the causal agent of sheath blight, were confirmed in a few rice fields in Louisiana. This is the same pathogen that causes aerial blight of soybean. This was an “alert” call for Arkansas rice and soybean […]