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31
Jul
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 31, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall amounts were scattered again this week on the verification fields. Irrigation is still a priority on fields in the north and south. Insect and disease pressure has been light in the verification fields this week. Irrigation on three of the fields in the South has been terminated and are basically done. Please refer to […]

17
Jul
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 17, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall amounts were scattered again this week on the verification fields. Irrigation has become a priority on fields in the north and remains a constant in the south. Insect and disease pressure has been light in the verification fields, with the exception of Chicot and Phillips counties requiring treatment for stinkbugs. Please refer to information […]

02
Jul
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 2, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall amounts were scattered again this week on the verification fields. Weed control is the biggest priority in the north, while irrigation is still a priority on fields in the southern part of the state. Stinkbug numbers are increasing in the southern part of the state, while disease pressure is not an issue this week. […]

26
Jun
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update for June 26, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

The verification fields that have been planted vary from VE to R5 growth stages. Rainfall amounts were all over the board it ranged from 2.15” to 0.1”. Weed control is the biggest priority in the north, while irrigation is still a priority on fields in the southern part of the state. Insect and disease pressure […]

19
Jun
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update for June 19, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

We got three more fields in the north and one more in the south planted this week. The verification fields that have been planted vary from VE to R4 growth stages. Irrigation has become a priority on fields in the southern part of the state. Insect and disease pressure are not an issue at this […]

12
Jun
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 12, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

General The northern half of the state has made great strides in getting soybeans planted this week. We were able to get three verification fields planted and hopefully the remainder will be planted over the weekend or early next week. The verification fields that have been planted vary from VE to R3 growth stages. Irrigation […]

05
Jun
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – June 5, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

General Rainfall across the state ranged from 3 inches to trace amounts. The last few days growers have been able to get back into the fields and continue preparations. Hopefully the dry weather will continue and we can get the remainder of the fields planted over the weekend and next week. The verification fields that […]

29
May
2015
Soybean research verification program update for May 29, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

General The continued rainfall across the state has kept the fieldwork to a minimum this week. As a result of that we haven’t had any more verification fields planted this week. The fields that have been planted are off to a good start and progressing well. We have four fields that are at full bloom […]

22
May
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 22, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

General The rainfall across the state over last weekend has kept the fieldwork to a minimum this week. As a result of that we haven’t had any more verification fields planted this week. The fields that have been planted are off to a good start and progressing well. We have one field that is at […]

15
May
2015
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 15, 2015
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

There are 20 fields enrolled in the Soybean Research Verification Program this year and 7 have been planted to date. We anticipate having 17 roundup ready fields, 1 liberty link field and 2 conventional fields in the program this year. The fields that have been planted are either up or on their way. Rainfall over […]