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10
Apr
2018
Wheat freeze update
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist On the morning of April 8thmuch of the state had a frost/freeze with temperatures at or near freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in localized areas.   Approximately 20% of the state’s wheat was in the process of heading on April 8thwith a majority of wheat […]

03
Apr
2018
April 12 Webinar: The Challenges of Writing the Next Farm Bill and Ongoing Trade Issues​
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agriculture Economist and Professor of Economics The next Food and Agribusiness Webinar will be on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) director Pat Westhoff will discuss the economic, trade and biofuels considerations, crop and livestock market outlook, and other issues that congressional leadership and members […]

20
Feb
2018
Feb. 27 webinar: Using social media to tell the rice industry’s story
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist  Please join us for the upcoming Food and Agribusiness Series webinar on February 27 at 3 p.m. CST.  Vicky Boyd of One Grower Publishing will detail her adventures of telling the rice industry’s story through social media and will provide tips for meaningful interaction on social platforms. Presenter:  Vicky Boyd, […]

05
Feb
2018
Feb. 8 Webinar: How do changing global weather patterns impact commodity market outlook considerations?
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economist The Rice Trader Jeremy Zwinger and Commodities Expert Shawn Hackett provide their unique collective insight into changing global weather patterns and its impact on commodity market outlook considerations Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Time:  10:00 – 11:00 AM CST Title: […]

17
Jan
2018
Jan. 18 webinar: Farm bill activity and December 2017 baseline projects
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Webinar Title:  Farm Bill Activity and December 2017 Baseline Projects of Economic Viability for Crop, Dairy, and Beef Cattle for the Next Five Years Webinar Date and Time: Thursday, January 18, 2018, 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) The presenter for the upcoming webinar is Professor […]

15
Jan
2018
Arkansas Crop Management Conference Jan. 16-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The 2018 Arkansas Crop Management Conference (ACMC) will be held this week, Jan. 16-18 at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, AR.  Here is the 2018 ACMC Conference Program.  The program contains complete details on the meeting, which begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and concludes at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]

02
Jan
2018
Research Series publications available online: Performance tests, studies, reports
Author: Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station

Research Series publications are annual reports of research-based information such as variety trials, herbicide trials and progress reports on research in an area such as soil fertility, rice, cotton or conservation technology.  Visit https://arkansas-ag-news.uark.edu/research-series.aspx to view the latest publications. All Research Series reports are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF files. You can download the latest version of Adobe […]

06
Nov
2017
Arkansas Crop Progress for Week Ending Nov. 5, 2017
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

For the week ending November 5, USDA reported Arkansas’ soybean harvest to be 94% complete, up from 89% last week.  The 5-year average for the week is 89% harvested.  In October, USDA estimated Arkansas would harvest 3.5 million acres of soybeans with a record state average yield of 51 bushels per acre.  USDA’s Crop Production […]

31
Oct
2017
USDA Announces 2016 Rice PLC Payment Rates
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

On October 30, 2017 the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the 2016 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rates for Long Grain and Medium Grain Rice.  The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm Bill) provides payments for covered commodities enrolled in PLC when the Marketing Year Average price is below the statutory Reference Price.  […]

31
Oct
2017
Gulf Urea Prices Retesting 2017 Highs
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

Last week marked the third straight week of higher urea prices in the NOLA (New Orleans) region. Average prices rose 2% week-over-week to $250 per ton, from $245 the previous week. The highest weekly average for urea prices seen this year was in the week of January 22nd, when prices average $253 per ton.  Historically, […]