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May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 26, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 17.  Rainfall was very sporadic with Prairie receiving .15” to 2.5” at Desha and Lincoln, which pushed initial irrigations for several fields, in south Arkansas, further than 10 days out. […]

23
May
2017
What to expect from the markets this week, May 22, 2017
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics Market “Near Term” Snap Shot 10-year Treasury Yield: Slightly bullish – lower yield S&P 500: Likely consolidates for a period before moving higher Global Equities: Some consolidating gains; others near term bullish; any significant corrective activity in the S&P 500 will spill-over into many global equities U.S. Dollar: Sideways […]

22
May
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 15-19, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 13 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was held through midweek before price moved sharply lower on Thursday.  The losses were partially regained in Friday trading, price finished lower compared to the previous week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

19
May
2017
Row Crop Scouting School Scheduled for June 1 in McGehee, AR
Author: Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist

By Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques […]

18
May
2017
Row Crop Scouting School Scheduled for June 2 in Jonesboro, AR
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 8-12, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 4 cent weekend loss in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was quickly offset by a week of generally higher prices before the gains were completely wiped out in Friday trading to end the week.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.48 and moved higher, […]

12
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 12, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Four more fields were planted this past week bringing the total to 12.  All fields planted from here on should have seed inoculant treatment. Lincoln was the first field to turn reproductive, expect a few more next week. Soil applied residual herbicides have been […]

12
May
2017
Soybean planting after floods and Soybean inoculants
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of nitrogen that was applied to the corn crop hurt […]

11
May
2017
Market Outlook with Supply and Demand for Field Crops – May 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The May 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops includes the first price forecasts for 2017 crops. Large ending 2016 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 […]