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30
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-30-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Gus Lorenz, Tom Barber, & Yeshi Wamishe March 30, 2018  No. 2018-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It looks like recently planted rice is going to need a snorkel for the next week.  Several inches of rain this week across the entire Arkansas Delta with […]

26
Mar
2018
Transform WG approved for sugarcane aphid control on grain sorghum
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

The Arkansas State Plant Board has approved registration for the Section 18 Emergency Exemption Transform WG for the control of sugarcane aphid on grain sorghum.  The exemption notice and forms to report Section 18 applications are attached and also available on the Plant Board website.  http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/registration Please be reminded that you need to report applications […]

22
Mar
2018
Cover Crop Infographic Checklist for Termination/Burndown
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

As spring planting approaches, so is the time to make plans for managing winter cover crops. This spring, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is rolling out a series of infographics to help cover crop users with their decision-making. More Arkansas growers are using or considering use of cover crops as a sustainable […]

01
Mar
2018
Managing Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist, and Gus Lorenz, Nick Bateman and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers planted only approximately 9,000 acres. However with […]

13
Feb
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 2-13-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Nick Bateman February 13, 2018  No. 2018-02                www.uaex.edu/rice Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

29
Aug
2017
Rate of acephate extended for redbanded stink bug in soybean
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

By Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist In an effort to help with control of redbanded stink bug, we requested a 24c to extend the annual use rate of acephate from 1.5 lb ai per acre to 2.0 lb so per acre. Our studies show that acephate particularly when mixed with a pyrethroid, such as bifenthrin, provides […]

24
Aug
2017
Mixing soybean desiccants with insecticides
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension soybean agronomist, and Gus Lorenz, Nick Seiter, and Nick Bateman, Extension entomologists  Over the last few weeks there have been many questions about the legality of mixing insecticides with desiccants applied to soybean. There are several desiccants approved for soybean including Gramoxone, sodium chlorate, Aim 2EC, and Sharpen. There are no issues […]

18
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-18-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Aaron Cato, & Scott Stiles August 18, 2017  No. 2017-22                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I hear the train a comin’, it’s rolling round the bend…”  Harvest is finally gaining some traction – both literally and figuratively.  Where soil conditions are […]

04
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-4-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz August 4, 2017  No. 2017-20                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very good. Some […]

05
Jun
2017
Southwestern Corn Borer Alert
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist Arkansas has seen a significant increase in conventional corn grown in the central and northern delta area of the state over the last couple of years. This increased acreage, coupled with the mild winter we just experienced, increases our chances of seeing a significant outbreak of southwestern corn borers this […]