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22
May
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 15-19, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 13 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was held through midweek before price moved sharply lower on Thursday.  The losses were partially regained in Friday trading, price finished lower compared to the previous week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average […]

22
May
2017
Register now for the May 25 rice webinar
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, Department of Ag Economics and Agribusiness  On May 25 at 2 pm (CST), we will be hosting a webinar that may be of interest to rice producers and agribusiness industry personnel.  This webinar will focus on USDA’s projections for the 2017/18 U.S. and global rice markets. The main themes: A 10-percent […]

19
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-19-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 19, 2017  No. 2017-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

19
May
2017
Row Crop Scouting School Scheduled for June 1 in McGehee, AR
Author: Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist

By Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques […]

18
May
2017
Row Crop Scouting School Scheduled for June 2 in Jonesboro, AR
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and […]

17
May
2017
Arkansas Cotton Update – May 17, 2017
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas.  As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted.  At that point there were producers who had everything planted […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 8-12, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 4 cent weekend loss in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was quickly offset by a week of generally higher prices before the gains were completely wiped out in Friday trading to end the week.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.48 and moved higher, […]

12
May
2017
Soybean planting after floods and Soybean inoculants
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of nitrogen that was applied to the corn crop hurt […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-12-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 12, 2017  No. 2017-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress As of Monday planting progress was 92% based on USDA-NASS numbers.  There were more acres planted during the dry conditions this week and relatively little rice should be left to plant in the state […]