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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 […]

11
Jul
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 7-11-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 11, 2014                              No. 2014-18 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Frank Sinatra had “the world on a string.”  If he were in charge of the weather these days, it would be a Yo-Yo string he had ahold of.  Up and down we go, temperatures and […]

20
Jun
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 6-20-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 20, 2014                             No. 2014-15 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress “How high’s the water, papa?” We don’t have all the rice flooded yet, but it hasn’t been for a lack of effort.  After all the rain received the first part of the month, it certainly […]

09
May
2014
May Supply/Demand Report Webinar
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

May Supply/Demand Report Webinar When:  Monday, May 12, 2014 Time:  8:00 a.m. central The USDA released its latest U.S. and Global Agriculture Situation and Outlook on Friday May 9.  Join Matt King, Farm Bureau economist and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas extension economist who will break down the report and give insight into how the […]

10
Feb
2014
Soil fertility workshop in Stuttgart cancelled for Feb. 11, 2014
Author: Leo Espinoza, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Scientist

The soil fertility workshop that was scheduled for tomorrow, Feb. 11, 2014 at the Rice Research and Extension Center in Stuttgart has been cancelled due to the ominous winter weather forecast with plans to reschedule it for later in the year.  Please watch Arkansas Crops for a post indicating the new date and registration information. […]

27
Jan
2014
2014 Agribusiness Conference
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

Arkansas State University will hold its 20th annual Agribusiness Conference  on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.  Registration will begin in the Fowler Center at 7:45 a.m. with the morning General Session starting at 8:20 a.m. The morning general session features four speakers and a panel discussion. David Kohl will discuss Global Agriculture Trends and the issues […]

27
Jan
2014
Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

Cotton Incorporated is hosting a Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar at The Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN, on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. The main topics covered in the seminar include: Why are options on cotton futures critical to your business? What can options do for you and how? Actionable hedging […]

23
Dec
2013
6th annual corn and grain sorghum producer conference dates announced
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

Managing through Mayhem is the theme of this year’s corn and grain sorghum producer conference.  This annual conference will be held in two locations in 2014.  On January 7, the conference will take place at the ASU Alumni Center in Jonesboro and on January 9, it will be held at the Dumas Community Center in […]

16
Aug
2013
Need help calculating manure fertilizer? There’s an app for that.
Author: Dharmendra Saraswat, Extension Engineer-Geospatial Technologies

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture is excited to announce the release of an app that will help producers calculate the dollar and nutritive value of manure and allow them to share results via email.  Yesterday, I, along with Dr. Karl VanDevender,  U of A Division of Agriculture Professor/Extension Engineer, released the “Manure Valuator” app for […]

09
Aug
2013
Smartphone apps and web applications available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Author: Dharmendra Saraswat, Extension Engineer-Geospatial Technologies

Recently, the apps that are currently available or are in development were unveiled at the Rice Expo in Stuttgart.  The following is an overview of each app and its function: Corn Advisor – Created in collaboration with Jason Kelley, extension wheat and feed grains agronomist and Extension Soil Scientist Leo Espinoza, this a 24/7, pocket […]