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03
Aug
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for July 27-31, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 30 cent weekend decline in the 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market put the opening a statewide average price on this past Monday at $9.68. The trading week began with only three markets providing quotes, but three additional markets were added for the last two trading days. The market reacted […]

31
Jul
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 31, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall amounts were scattered again this week on the verification fields. Irrigation is still a priority on fields in the north and south. Insect and disease pressure has been light in the verification fields this week. Irrigation on three of the fields in the South has been terminated and are basically done. Please refer to […]

27
Jul
2015
Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge entry deadline August 1, 2015
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist-Soybean  The entry deadline for the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge is fast approaching. The deadline to submit entry forms is August 1, 2015. Entry forms, rules, and regulations can be found on the Arkansas Soybean Association website (http://www.arkansassoybean.com/) or by clicking here. The 2015 Grow for the Green […]

27
Jul
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for July 20-24, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market fell 15 cents over the weekend and opened this past Monday with a statewide average price of $10.07. Only three markets continued to provide quotes in Arkansas after Monday: Wynne, Old Town/Elaine, and Stuttgart. The market initially moved higher early in the week before […]

20
Jul
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for July 13-17, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark The 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market held steady over the weekend and opened this past Monday with a statewide average price of $10.45. Only four markets are providing quotes in Arkansas with the Wynne market rejoining Old Town/Elaine, Little Rock, and Stuttgart. The market moved lower each trading day of the past […]

17
Jul
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 17, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall amounts were scattered again this week on the verification fields. Irrigation has become a priority on fields in the north and remains a constant in the south. Insect and disease pressure has been light in the verification fields, with the exception of Chicot and Phillips counties requiring treatment for stinkbugs. Please refer to information […]

16
Jul
2015
History in the making for Arkansas irrigation
Author: Chris Henry, Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer, Rice Research and Extension Center

By Chris Henry, Ph.D., P.E. – Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer Today is the first day of a series of public meetings taking place across the state on the new proposed rule, Title 24 for the Arkansas Water Plan. These public hearings will take place at 11 am at select locations in Arkansas between July 16 […]

15
Jul
2015
Sudden death syndrome of soybean found
Author: Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist Sudden death syndrome (SDS) was confirmed last Friday in Desha Co. The disease is caused by the fungus Fusarium virguliforme. The symptoms of the disease are most often seen after flowering when pods begin to form on the plant (even though the infection and colonization of the plant by […]

10
Jul
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for July 6-10, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark The 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market still seemed uncertain about the USDA crop reports of the previous week. Old crop price for Arkansas is very uncertain since at most three markets are now providing price quotes. The limited number of reporting markets hit on Thursday of the previous week and continued through […]

02
Jul
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for June 29-July 3, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2014 Arkansas Cash Soybean market had an explosive week fueled by the Tuesday USDA crop reports.  Old crop price had remained virtually steady over the previous weekend in anticipation of the report releases with a $10.07 statewide Monday average.  The market surged up 54 cents on Tuesday.  Despite an expected […]