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22
Apr
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for April 18-22, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market had a week of substantial gains before suffering a major Friday correction.  A 3 cent weekend decline to start the past week of trading was quickly put in the rear view mirror as the market posted daily gains of 29, 25, and 10 […]

21
Apr
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – April 21, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator There were no new fields planted the past week because of steady rains across south Arkansas but all fields planted are now emerged. Rainfall amounts ranged from .9” to 2.95”. However, rains were good news for all planted fields in that soil applied pre-emergence herbicides got activated […]

18
Apr
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for April 11-15, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market began with a 12 cent weekend gain and basically moved higher throughout the whole week.  The market opened on Monday with a $9.21 statewide average and gained 8 to 18 cents each day with the exception of […]

14
Apr
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for April 14, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator As of now there are 12 SRVP fields planned in 2016. To date, 5 have been planted. Rainfall this week has ranged from .7” in Desha to 3.3” in Chicot. Please see linked table for field-specific information (pdf).  

13
Apr
2016
Foliar disease and scab update and 2016 fungicide efficacy table for wheat
Author: Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist Leaf rust, stripe rust, and Septoria leaf blotch were found on wheat prior to flag leaf emergence.  While severity in fields has been variable, some fields were sprayed with 4oz/A of propiconazole (Tilt or equivalent generic).  This application should provide residual control of stripe rust long enough for many […]

11
Apr
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for April 4-8, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 5 cent weekend loss put the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market price opening the week at a $9.04 statewide average, 2 cents under the average price of the previous Monday.  Price traded within an 8 cent range through most of the week before posting a 12 cent gain […]

04
Apr
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for March 28-April 1, 2016 and March month-end summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The extended Easter weekend saw the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market price fall 2 cents and open on Monday at a statewide average price of $9.06, 6 cents above the previous Monday opening average.  Price remained within an 8 cent range throughout the week and closed on Friday at […]

31
Mar
2016
2016 Planting Intentions
Author: Scott Stiles, Instructor-Economics

USDA-NASS released its’ annual March Prospective Plantings report this morning which provides the first survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers’ planting intentions for the year. For Arkansas, planting intentions generally followed pre-report expectations with rice, corn and cotton acreage higher and grain sorghum sharply lower.  Soybean acreage is projected to decline to the lowest level since […]

28
Mar
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for March 21-25, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 4 cent weekend gain provided minimal strength to the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market and it generally continued through the short trading week into the Easter holiday.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average price of $9.00, 6 cents above the previous Monday opening average.  An […]

21
Mar
2016
Arkansas market report for March 14-18, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A steady weekend market put the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market on track for a rather uneventful week of trading.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average price of $8.94, unchanged from the previous Friday closing average.  Price traded within a six cent range throughout the week […]