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20
Sep
2017
2018 Wheat Budgets Available
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The University of Arkansas’ 2018 wheat budgets are available.  A pdf or “hard copy” version can be downloaded at this link:    Crop Production Budgets for Farm Planning  See page 38 for a detailed wheat budget. An Excel spreadsheet version of the wheat budget is also available:   2017-18 Wheat budget As production costs and commodity prices […]

19
Sep
2017
USDA Crop Report Summary (released Sept. 12)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA released its’ monthly World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates on September 12th.   A summary of monthly changes to U.S. production, yields and ending stocks for soybeans, corn, long-grain rice and cotton can be found at this link:  USDA Sept 2017 WASDE Soybeans: Production was projected at a record 4.431 million bushels, up 50 million […]

18
Sep
2017
Gulf Urea and DAP Prices Up for the Week Ending Sept. 15
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Granular urea prices in the NOLA (New Orleans) region have moved higher following Hurricane Harvey.  Wholesale urea prices at the Gulf averaged $224/ton for the week ending September 15; an increase of $26/ton over the past two weeks.  Gulf urea prices are now $64 above the early July low of $160—which was the lowest level […]

18
Sep
2017
Arkansas Harvest Progress: September 17, 2017
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA Crop Progress Report for September 17, 2017 Mostly open weather conditions last week allowed Arkansas’ grain harvest to advance.  Soybean and rice harvest remains ahead of the five-year average pace. Soybean harvest as of September 17th was reported at 24% complete, up 7 percentage points from last week’s 17%. Today’s estimate compares to 20% […]

18
Sep
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Sept. 11-15, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was somewhat disjointed as no state daily grain report was published on Thursday.  A 2 cent loss over the weekend led the market at a $9.60 statewide average market price on Monday to open the past week of […]

15
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 15, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Three more fields were harvested this week with very strong yields from two of them. Irrigation has now been terminated for all fields. Scouting for redbanded stink bugs will continue up until harvest for those fields that are left. This will be the last […]

13
Sep
2017
Soybean rust confirmed in Southeast Arkansas
Author: Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley (33.249093°, -91.846713°) and Lincoln (34.077432°, -91.832217°) counties last week.  Fields were R6 and R5.5, respectively.  Only trace amounts were observed in the field in Lincoln County, but the field in Ashley County had quite a bit more rust.  The occurrence of the disease […]

13
Sep
2017
Arkansas 2017 Harvested Acreage and Yields (Sept. 1 Forecast)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA-NASS released its monthly Crop Production report on September 12, 2017.  The table below includes information for Arkansas’ 2017 harvested acreage and yield forecasts as of September 1, 2017. In comparison to the August Crop Production report, no changes were made to Arkansas’ 2017 forecast corn, rice and sorghum yields.  However, the state average cotton […]

11
Sep
2017
Arkansas Harvest Progress: September 10, 2017
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Crop Progress Report: The USDA-NASS issued their weekly Crop Progress report today.  On favorable weather conditions last week, Arkansas’ soybean and rice harvest moved ahead of the five-year average pace.   Soybean harvest as of September 10th was reported at 17% complete, up 10 percentage points from last week’s 7%. Today’s estimate compares to 12% […]

08
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 8, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Hurricane Harvey helped in St. Francis Co. finish up irrigation and hurt in Cross Co. with several days of standing water. Many fields are quickly finishing up, stink bugs continue to be a concern in late planted fields.  Refer to table below for field […]