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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 […]

02
Jun
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 6-2-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles June 2, 2017  No. 2017-11                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Forget the curveball, Ricky. Give’em the heater!”  We’ve seen every curve Mother Nature can throw this spring.  Now it seems ready to deal us a […]

21
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz April 21, 2017  No. 2017-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week.  This is near record progress behind only 2012.  Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be […]

23
Mar
2017
Transform WG Section 18 granted: Sugarcane aphid in sorghum; tarnished plant bug in cotton
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

By Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist The Arkansas State Plant Board was granted a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Transform WG insecticide to control sugarcane aphid in sorghum.  Please see AR Section 18 Transform WG-Sorghum to report applications under the exemption. Also, the Arkansas State Plant Board was granted a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for […]

01
Dec
2016
Producer feedback required to report use of Sivanto in sweet sorghum under crisis exemption
Author: Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist

By Nick Seiter, Gus Lorenz, and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists and Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist The Arkansas State Plant Board received a crisis exemption to use Sivanto Prime as a foliar application on sweet sorghum to control sugarcane aphids in 2016 (the Section 18 label can be found at the link below). […]

30
Sep
2016
Jefferson County Cover Crops Meeting October 5th
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

A winter cover crops meeting will be held at the Jefferson County Extension Office from 1-5 pm on Wednesday October 5th. Topics will include: Cover Crop Selection, Agronomic Benefits of Cover Crops, How Cover Crops Influence Water Quality, Weed Suppression with Cover Crops,  Pest Considerations when Using Winter Cover Crops and Nutrient Retention Associated with […]