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18
Jun
2018
June 21 Webinar: Marketing Corn and Soybeans during the Growing Season: 2018 Outlook and Pricing Opportunities
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday, June 21 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Dr. S. Aaron Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee.  He will present on Marketing Corn and Soybeans during the Growing Season: 2018 Outlook and Pricing […]

11
Jun
2018
Irrigation yield contest progress; It’s not too late to enter
Author: Chris Henry, Assistant Professor and Water Management Engineer, Rice Research and Extension Center

By Chris Henry, Water Management Engineer; Greg Simpson, Irrigation Program Associate; and Dustin Pickelmann, Irrigation Program Associate This is the first year for the Arkansas Irrigation Yield Contest.  We have been busy especially the last two weeks sealing meters for rice and corn fields.  Current count is that we have 11 rice entrants, the vast […]

11
Jun
2018
June 14 Webinar: 2018 Cotton Update and Outlook Seed Cotton Program Review
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, June 14 at 10 a.m. CST as we host Don Shirley, Cotton Economist and Professor Emeritus of Cotton Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Apply Economics at the University of Georgia. Discussions will include the growing demand and the uncertain situation […]

05
Jun
2018
June 7 Webinar: What’s the Buzz About Drones
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday June 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada) for our next Food and Agribusiness Webinar with Dr. Jim Robbins, Professor and Extension Horticulture and Drone Specialist, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture to discuss drone use in agriculture.  This […]

25
May
2018
May 31 Webinar: USDA’s 2018/19 U.S. and Global Forecasts for Grains, Oilseeds, and Cotton
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Rachel Trego, international economist with USDA Foreign Agriculture Service.  She will present the new 2018/19 forecasts that USDA published for the major grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The presentation will include U.S. production, use, […]

21
May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

11
May
2018
May 17 Webinar: Keith Coble’s Farm Bill Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on the Farm Bill. Previously, Coble worked at USDA Economic Research Service and studied at Texas […]

08
May
2018
Deadline for Ginning Cost Share is Friday May 11
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

As a reminder, Friday May 11 is the deadline for producers to sign up for USDA’s Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program.  Producers that certified cotton acres in 2016 should have received a prefilled application(s) by mail from USDA.  CGCS applications can be submitted to your local FSA office either in person, by FAX or […]

02
May
2018
2018 Arkansas Soybean College set for Aug. 8: Register now
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2018 Soybean College on August 8, 2018 at the Newport Research Station at Newport, AR starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 4:00 p.m.  Crop consultants, industry personnel, and […]

03
Apr
2018
April 12 Webinar: The Challenges of Writing the Next Farm Bill and Ongoing Trade Issues​
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agriculture Economist and Professor of Economics The next Food and Agribusiness Webinar will be on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) director Pat Westhoff will discuss the economic, trade and biofuels considerations, crop and livestock market outlook, and other issues that congressional leadership and members […]