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21
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz April 21, 2017  No. 2017-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week.  This is near record progress behind only 2012.  Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be […]

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

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market held steady over the weekend to open the past week of trading.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.24, an increase of 7 cents from the prior week opening price that broke four straight weeks of opening declines.  The market […]

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

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The April 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

14
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-14-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Jason Norsworthy April 14, 2017  No. 2017-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting has been rocking and rolling as much of the state missed predicted rainfall this week.  We could end up close to 60% planted by the […]

08
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-8-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott April 8, 2017  No. 2017-03                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Through today Arkansas has around 30% of rice acres planted throughout the state.  The warm, windy conditions are drying out many locations that have been unable to make progress until […]

03
Apr
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for March 27-31 and monthly summary
Author: Kim Rowe, Program Associate

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market lost 4 cents over the past weekend and had continued lower throughout the entire week of trading.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.56, a decline of 29 cents from the prior week opening price.  The market lost a fraction […]

27
Mar
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for March 20-24, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market held steady over the past weekend and had one day of price gain before moving into a steady downward trend that persisted through the end of the week.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.85, a decline of 6 cents […]

25
Mar
2017
Managing Furrow-Irrigated Rice in Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There have been many questions about furrow-irrigated rice (row rice / upland rice) since last season.  In 2016 there were an estimated 40,000-50,000 acres of furrow-irrigated rice in Arkansas.  Despite a decline in total rice acres for 2017, it is possible that the number of acres grown in a […]

23
Mar
2017
Wheat Freeze Update – March 23, 2017
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Extension Agronomist Wheat freeze damage from the morning of March 15th 2017 is becoming more evident across eastern and Northeast Arkansas.  Overall the level of damage appears to be less than anticipated given the low temperatures and growth stages.  I have not seen any fields or heard of […]

23
Mar
2017
Transform WG Section 18 granted: Sugarcane aphid in sorghum; tarnished plant bug in cotton
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

By Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist The Arkansas State Plant Board was granted a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Transform WG insecticide to control sugarcane aphid in sorghum.  Please see AR Section 18 Transform WG-Sorghum to report applications under the exemption. Also, the Arkansas State Plant Board was granted a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for […]