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18
Aug
2017
August Commodity Market Update
Author: Scott Stiles, Instructor-Economics

The accompanying slide set for the August Commodity Market Update can be found at this link:  August 2017 Supply and Demand The complete August 2017 USDA Supply/Demand report can be found at:  World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates   Soybeans, corn, wheat, and cotton prices turned sharply lower last week in response to the August […]

18
Aug
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for August 14-18, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market suffered an 8 cent weekend loss that continued through Tuesday before the market turned around and finished strong over the final two trading days to end the short week.  The weekend loss placed the Monday opening statewide average at $9.40, a 31 cent fall […]

18
Aug
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 18, 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 .45” in Crittenden to 4.25 in Washington. Early planted fields in south Arkansas are nearing harvest if weather would cooperate, while majority of fields across the state are closing in on irrigation termination. No program fields were […]

14
Aug
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for August 11, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields got in on rainfall this past week ranging from .15” at Pulaski and Lonoke to 3.16” at Crawford. Phillips and Cross were treated for insects this past week. Diseases continue to remain a low levels with no fields treated. Temperatures over the […]

14
Aug
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for August 7-11, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 14 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was held through most of the week before a sharp decline on Thursday in response to the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report sharply lower market price.  The market stabilized to end the week.  Trading […]

10
Aug
2017
Whole farm analysis with crop enterprise budgets – August 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Whole farm budget analysis is an extended application of crop enterprise budget methodology. Crop enterprise budgets with per acre costs and returns are expanded to a whole farm analysis by applying county-level aggregate yield data to represent a case study farm. Results for the case study farm with 2,800 acres […]

08
Aug
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 31-August 4 and July monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week saw the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market fall 6 cents over the weekend and another 35 cents on Tuesday before entering into a midweek fluctuation of more than 10 cents each day.  The market finally stabilized to end the week.  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide […]

04
Aug
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for August 4, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall ranged from zero at several locations to 1.9” at Cross. Cross also was the only field this past week that was treated for insects. Diseases, so far, have not been an issue in program fields. Arkansas and Ashley were added to the irrigation […]

28
Jul
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 24-28, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market fell 12 cents over the weekend and lost another 16 cents on Tuesday before regaining momentum and posting daily gains through Friday (Figure 1).  The weekend decline placed the Monday statewide average at $9.91 to open the week, still 15 cents above the previous […]

28
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 28, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall ranged from zero at several locations to 1.9” at St. Francis. Insects overall remain at low levels, however Prairie was treated for corn earworms this week and Miller had to be re-treated for red banded stink bugs due to re-infestation from neighboring field. […]