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19
Jun
2018
Timing for Scouting and Fungicide Applications to Manage Selected Rice Diseases
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension rice pathologist Information on developmental stages related to timings for scouting (Figure 1) and management actions are extremely useful. Scouting is needed to determine the presence or absence of a disease, identify the pattern, and predict the potential damage to the crop. Diseases, including other field problems, need to be identified […]

18
Jun
2018
Loyant Injury to Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There have been numerous calls of late about Loyant herbicide injuring rice. A few things we know from working with this herbicide over the past few years: Hybrids are most sensitive to injury from Loyant; medium-grain varieties are less sensitive than hybrids; and long-grain varieties are least sensitive. Rice […]

18
Jun
2018
June 21 Webinar: Marketing Corn and Soybeans during the Growing Season: 2018 Outlook and Pricing Opportunities
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday, June 21 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Dr. S. Aaron Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee.  He will present on Marketing Corn and Soybeans during the Growing Season: 2018 Outlook and Pricing […]

18
Jun
2018
Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator and Bill Robertson, Extension cotton agronomist We are at a critical time for this cotton crop in terms of preserving yield potential. The hot and dry weather is making its mark on our crop. Some fields continue to produce nodes close to that expected. However, many fields […]

15
Jun
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 6-15-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke June 15, 2018  No. 2018-16                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “It’s a jungle out there, kiddies.  Have a very fruitful day.”  The rice and the weeds are both growing rapidly under the hot, sunny conditions.  Many growers are reporting having to work with an alternate […]

15
Jun
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators In the south, water supply and flood depth have become critical in even more counties this week. The struggle for water now includes Jefferson, Clark, Desha and Lincoln Counties. Loyant herbicide is struggling to maintain control of barnyardgrass in Lincoln and Desha Counties. This […]

15
Jun
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator Irrigation is in full swing in Corn Research Verification Program Fields.  The Prairie County Field was full tassel on Tuesday and is at R1 (silk) now with the Desha County Field at R1.  The other fields will be at or close to tassel next […]

15
Jun
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was again spotty this past week ranging from zero at several fields to 1.55” at Greene.  Most fields in south Arkansas have received at least one irrigation while Jefferson has received 4, however it’s rapidly getting to R5, so water usage is peaking. […]

14
Jun
2018
Bollworm Pheromone Trap Report
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Some areas have seen a big spike in numbers. Soybeans in reproductive stages should be watched closely, particularly if they have not lapped the middle of the row. Weekly pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the graphs below. Arkansas Bollworm 6-8 Ashley Bollworm 6-8 Clay Bollworm 6-8 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 6-8 Crittenden […]

12
Jun
2018
Is Titan the new Jupiter? Rice leaf blast reported in two counties
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wasmish, Extension rice pathologist; and Jarrod Hardke, Extension rice agronomist It is a little unusual to see blast in the first week of June (6/6). Leaf blast was detected in Lonoke County last week and also this week (6/11) in Randolph County. Both counties reported blast on the new medium grain rice, Titan.  […]