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01
Dec
2016
Producer feedback required to report use of Sivanto in sweet sorghum under crisis exemption
Author: Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist

By Nick Seiter, Gus Lorenz, and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists and Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist The Arkansas State Plant Board received a crisis exemption to use Sivanto Prime as a foliar application on sweet sorghum to control sugarcane aphids in 2016 (the Section 18 label can be found at the link below). […]

01
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 21-25, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A robust 27 cent weekend gain provided the 2016 Arkansas soybean cash market with price strength that extended throughout the past short week of trading prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.  The market opened on Monday at a $10.04 statewide average, 39 cents above the previous week opening.  Gains of 8 […]

23
Nov
2016
Wheat Research Verification Program Weekly Update – November 18, 2016
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinators Rain continues to elude many wheat fields. Growth is starting to slow due to the dryer conditions and temperatures beginning to cool. North Arkansas received its first killing frost of the season.  View the linked pdf for field-specific information. Wheat Weekly Update 11-18-2016 

21
Nov
2016
Arkanas soybean market report for Nov. 14-18, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Most of a 14 cent weekend loss in the New Crop Soybean Cash Market was gradually recovered over the past trading week such that the market closed on Friday with just a 2 cent overall loss (Figure 1).  Trading opened Monday by posting a statewide average of $9.65.  Price rose […]

17
Nov
2016
November supply and demand for field crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The November report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in low commodity prices. Supplies have historical cycles above and below equilibrium, and currently low crop prices are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. Preliminary analysis for Cooperative Extension Service […]

14
Nov
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 7-11, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading was shortened by the Friday Veterans Day holiday.  Trading began the week with an 11 cent gain over the weekend that launched the market to a Monday statewide average of $9.75, 10 cents under the previous Monday average.  Price moved up and down within a […]

14
Nov
2016
Wheat Research Verification Program Update for Nov. 11, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Wheat/Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Warm weather continues to aid in plant development, but many fields are currently in need of a rain. Overall the wheat season is off to a good start. See field-specific information: WRVP Weekly Update 11-11-2016.

09
Nov
2016
Reviewing the 2016 Arkansas Rice Season
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Planting and Progress The 2016 rice season began extremely early as producers started planting as early as March 7th.  From there, a surprising number finished planting by April 1 and many more in the early part of April – in Figure 1, Week 15 is equivalent to April 15th.  For historical perspective, planting progress trailed […]

07
Nov
2016
Wheat Research Verification Program Weekly Update – November 4, 2016
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chris Elkins and Chad Norton, Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinators Wheat has been progressing quickly with the warm weather. Many areas still need rain to activate herbicides, and promote emergence. See the full report:  Wheat Weekly Update 11-4-2016

02
Nov
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Oct. 24-28, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Soybean trading experienced the third short information week in a row as no USDA report was published on Friday, October 28.  2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market quotes opened the week on Monday at $9.81, an 8 cent improvement from the previous Friday closing level and 18 cents above the […]