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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – April 18, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

Three corn verification fields were planted this week. Lonoke, St Francis and Lee counties were all planted this past weekend before the rain. Lonoke and Lee County both applied Dual herbicide, which was activated with a good rain. Hopefully the last

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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – April 11, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

The second of eight anticipated corn verification fields was planted on Saturday April 5 in White County.  The field is 40 acres and planted with Armor 1550PRO at 34,000 seeds per acre.  I visited the field on April 10 and the

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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – April 4, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

The first corn verification field was planted in Clay County on Wednesday April 2.  The field is 65 acres and is planted with DeKalb DKC 63-87 at 34,000 seeds per acre.  I will head up that way next week and start

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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – March 28, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

Some of the verification producers talked about planting this week, but with the rain and cold in the forecast we decided to wait until next week.  As soon as fields dry up next week, the majority of the fields will go

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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – March 21, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

Producers are still waiting to plant verification fields.  I took a soil temp on March 20 at 9:00 a.m. at Grady and the temp was 45 degrees.  That is still below the 50 degrees we need for corn to germinate and

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Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – March 14, 2014

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Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification – Kevin Lawson (Corn & GS Verification Coordinator)

None of the verification fields have been planted yet.  There will be 8 corn and 2 grain sorghum fields entered in the research verification program for 2014. The corn fields include Arkansas, Clay, Lee, Lonoke, Mississippi, Jefferson, St Francis and White

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2013 Arkansas Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trials Report

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The 2013 Arkansas Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trials Report is now available under the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crop Blog in the corn section.

The 2013 growing season was the sixth year for the Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trial Program.  The program’s goal is to increase knowledge on selected hybrids that are being

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2013 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Report

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The 2013 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program report is now available by clicking the link or by clicking the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog.

The 2013 growing season was the fourteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program (CGSRVP).  The CGSRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, County Extension

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2014 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Quick Facts Now Available

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The 2014 Corn Quick Facts and 2014 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available by clicking the respective links and also on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crop Blog.  The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Corn and Grain Sorghum

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2013 Corn Quick Facts and 2013 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts Now Available

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The 2013 Corn Quick Facts and 2013 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available by clicking the respective links and also on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crop Blog.  The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Corn and Grain Sorghum recommendations.

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