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21
Nov
2014
New publications for soybean producers
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Two new (updated) publications are now available to soybean producers.  A fact sheet on Metribuzin tolerance and a variety cross-reference guide are linked within this post and also under the publications tab of this blog. Metribuzin Tolerance Testing of Soybean Varieties – 2014 Metribuzin (Sencor, Canopy, etc.) is a PSII inhibitor (Group 5) herbicide that […]

04
Aug
2014
Glyphosate-resistant weed management seminar scheduled for August 18
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Have you ever thought of trying to farm without the use of glyphosate?  Farmers in some parts of the world are currently experiencing this reality. The Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) will be conducting a half-day seminar in our backyard highlighting proven weed control methods against some of the strongest herbicide-resistant weed threats in the […]

21
Jul
2014
Grow for the Green soybean yield challenge entry deadline August 1, 2014
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

The entry deadline for the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge is fast approaching.  The deadline to submit entry forms is August 1, 2014.  Entry forms, rules, and regulations can be found on the Arkansas Soybean Association website (http://www.arkansassoybean.com/) or by clicking here. The 2014 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge will be […]

02
Jul
2014
Flooded soybean fields and late replanting considerations
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Due to the excessive and record-breaking rainfall that occurred early Sunday morning, many fields in an area covering Prairie, Woodruff, Jackson, Monroe, St. Francis, and Cross Counties have been flooded or are still under water.  Currently, we are estimating that 100,000 acres of soybeans will need to be replanted, with many more soybean fields receiving […]

17
Feb
2014
Attention Arkansas soybean producers: Sustainability assessment due by March 10, 2014 for a chance to win free seed!
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture in cooperation with The National Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture (NISA) is conducting an on-line assessment of the sustainability of the Arkansas soybean industry.  The National Sustainable Soybean Initiative (NSSI) is working toward streamlining sustainability for soybean growers by creating a coordinated national framework for assessing sustainability and communicating […]

29
Jan
2014
2013 Soybean performance results now available in the Soybean Update
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity.  The information listed in these publications is largely derived from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Soybean Performance Trials […]

03
Dec
2013
2013 Cross Reference Guide for Common Soybean Varieties
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Every year, the same soybean variety may be sold by several different seed companies under different brand names.  Two varieties that are genetically the same may not perform the same side by side in the field due to differences in environmental conditions and management practices among seed increase production fields.  How the seed is handled and […]

03
Dec
2013
2013 soybean preliminary yield and disease screening results now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Preliminary results from the 2013 Arkansas Full-Season RR and Non-RR Soybean Performance Test and the 2013 Arkansas Early Planted RR Soybean Performance Test are available at: http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/. Information for the 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted. Also, the 2013 soybean cultivar disease screening results are available at http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/.  This program screens […]

03
Dec
2013
2013 soybean metribuzin screening results now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

With the widespread problem of glyphosate resistant weeds, many soybean producers are relying on residual herbicides to control problematic weeds. 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 […]

13
Nov
2013
Preliminary Data for 2013 Yield Trials Now Available
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Preliminary results from 2013 crop performance trials have been posted to the Arkansas Variety Testing website:  http://arkansasvarietytesting.com. Preliminary results have now been posted for rice, soybean, corn, wheat, and grain sorghum. Information for 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted.