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24
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 21, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was hard to come by last week as several fields received none, Miller county was the winner with 1.6” rain. As a result, all non-dryland fields received irrigations this past week. No other fields had to be treated for insects and where insecticides […]

24
Jul
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 17-21, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market overcame a weekend decline to post solid daily gains before receding slightly on Friday (Figure 1).  A 4 cent weekend decline was fully recovered on the first trading day and price continued to climb each day, eventually reaching a weekly high statewide average of […]

17
Jul
2017
Market Outlook with Supply and Demand for Field Crops – July 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Large ending 2016-2017 market year stocks become beginning stocks for the 2017 market year, and current 2017 crop price forecasts reflect abundant supplies that impact prices. Although long-grain rice ending stocks-to-use for the 2017 market year are projected low by historical measures, large carry-over supply from the previous market year […]

17
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 14, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall for the past week ranged from none at several fields to 2.75” at St. Francis. Stink bugs made big appearance in southern Arkansas as 4 fields reached treatment threshold this week, with redbanded stink bugs picked up in southern most fields. Diseases remain […]

17
Jul
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 10-14, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full week of July trading in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market had a 23 cent weekend gain to a Monday statewide average of $10.07.  The opening day average was 48 cents above the Wednesday opening day of the previous short holiday week.  Price moved higher on Tuesday […]

12
Jul
2017
Find those hidden enemies: Free nematode sampling offer for Arkansas soybean producers
Author: Terry Kirkpatrick, Professor - Plant Pathology

By Katie Sullivan, Nematode Diagnostician The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, in partnership with the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Laboratory, is offering a “no cost” opportunity for county agents, consultants, and growers to survey their Arkansas soybean fields this summer and fall for nematodes. The Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Laboratory is accepting soil samples for nematode assay from […]

10
Jul
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 3-7, 2017 and June monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The shortened July 4 Holiday trading week began on Wednesday with a 31 cent gain over the extended weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market.  Trading opened at a statewide average of $9.59, 68 cents over the previous Monday average.  Price then moved higher each trading day before […]

07
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 7, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields received rain over the past week ranging from .2” in St. Francis to 4.7 at Crawford. Luckily two of the dryland fields received good rains. Stink bugs are continuing to build, especially across southern Arkansas.  Although no fields in SRVP have been […]

07
Jul
2017
Yield recovery from off-target herbicide injury: Will replanting or foliar products help?
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist With the widespread reports of off-target herbicide injury, I’ve had numerous phone calls about replanting damaged fields or the use of foliar products to recover from the herbicide injury.  Many of the fields that I have walked or seen via text message received damage prior to reproduction.  From research […]

06
Jul
2017
Costs and Net Returns Trends for Arkansas Field Crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Recent years of low crop prices have been partially offset by reduced production costs. Net returns present two distinct eras: One period is ‘years subsequent to 2006’ with the other period being ‘years prior to 2006’. After favorable net returns during 2011-2013, low commodity prices are reducing net returns to […]