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13
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for January 9-13, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist An 11 cent weekend gain to start the second week of 2017 trading put the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market at a statewide average of $9.97 on Monday.  Price climbed higher on most trading days, boosted especially by the USDA Crop Report on Thursday.  The Friday statewide average of $10.38 […]

11
Jan
2017
2017 Recommended Rice Cultivars for Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Based on multiple years of advanced yield testing, below are the recommended rice cultivars for planting in 2017.  Just because a cultivar is not listed does not mean it cannot be grown successfully, but testing indicates the cultivars listed to be the highest and most consistent performers in grain yield and milling yield across a […]

10
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Jan. 2-6, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first week of 2017 trading in the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market began on Tuesday due to the New Year’s Day holiday.  The market opened at a statewide average of $9.76, a 21 cent decline from the prior week’s closing price.  Gains on Wednesday and Thursday were partially given […]

04
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for December 26-30, 2016, plus month-end and yearly summaries
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The oddity of having Christmas and New Year’s Day on Sunday provided extended market breaks at both the beginning and end of this past trading week.  2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market price rose 23 cents between the December 22 close for Christmas and the market reopening on this past […]

22
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 19 – 23, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A week of decline characterized the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market as price lost 16 cents over the weekend and continued generally lower throughout the shortened trading week.  The market opened on the past Monday at a statewide average of $10.12.  Price fell 16 cents on Tuesday, gained back 2 […]

21
Dec
2016
2016 Soybean Update and Cross Reference Guide Now Available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist Two popular soybean publications have been updated for 2016 and are now available.  The Soybean Update is an annual publication featuring information on varietal performance, including yield, which varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity. This […]

19
Dec
2016
Arkansas Cotton Update: 2016 in review and looking forward
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist, and Fred Bourland, Professor/Cotton Breeder The National Agricultural Statistics Service November Crop Production report estimated production at 830,000 bales, down 20,000 bales from the October 1 forecast but up 359,000 bales above last year. Yield is expected to average 1,062 pounds per harvested acre, down 26 pounds from last […]

19
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for December 12-16, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of trading in the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market stumbled a bit over the weekend with a 6 cent loss.  Price steadied through the early part of the week and closed with solid gains on both Thursday and Friday.  The market opened on the past Monday at […]

14
Dec
2016
Market outlook with supply and demand for field crops – December 2016
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

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

14
Dec
2016
2016 Metribuzin tolerance of soybean varieties: Results now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist Metribuzin (Sencor, Canopy, etc.) is a PSII inhibitor (Group 5) herbicide that provides residual control of an assortment of annual grasses and broadleaf weeds in soybean, including Palmer amaranth. With the extensive use of PPO inhibitors (Group 14) and chloroacetamide (Group 15) herbicides in soybean and rotational crops such […]