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
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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,
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August 2nd promises to be an action-packed day filled with activities and information for the entire family at the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The expo will kick off at 8:00 a.m. with registration and exhibits. Field tours by U of A Division of Agriculture specialists begin at
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Entry forms for the 2013 Race for 100 and Grow for the Green ($$$$) Soybean Yield Contest are available on the Arkansas Soybean Association website and can be found at:
Entry deadlines for the Race for 100 and Grow for the Green ($$$$) Soybean Yield Challenge are due August 1, 2013.
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We will be conducting an insect scouting school on May 31 at the Craighead County CES office in Jonesboro, AR. Insects, their damage and scouting procedures in cotton, soybean, rice, corn and grain sorghum will be covered. The agenda is shown below.
8:30-9:00am — Registration
9:00-9:15 — Welcome and Opening Remarks Mr. Branon Thiesse, Staff Chair,Craighead Co.
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Growers and crop consultants across the Cotton Belt now have a new and freely accessible resource to “focus on” this year. Focus on Cotton, a crop management resource that features monthly webcasts from noted experts in the cotton industry, is now online and available for viewing on the Plant Management Network’s Focus on Cotton
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— Courtesy of Darrin Dodds, Extension Cotton Specialist, Mississippi State University
The 2013 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show will be held on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Show hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1 and 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on
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The Arkansas Plant Food Association, in collaboration with The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and Arkansas State University would like to invite you to participate in the 2013 Soil Fertility Workshop series. The first workshop will be held February 12 on the campus of ASU in Jonesboro, while the second workshop will be
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Cotton Incorporated is holding a Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar at The Peabody Hotel, Memphis, TN, on Wednesday, February 13.
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 strategies based on various price scenarios
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5th Annual Corn and Grain Sorghum Producer Conference
The Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board would like to invite you to the 5th annual Corn and Grain Sorghum Producer Conference.
This year the Conference will be held at 2 locations with the content repeated at both locations. Tuesday January, 8 at the ASU Alumni
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