By Subject

By Editor

Soil fertility workshop in Stuttgart cancelled for Feb. 11, 2014

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.

Continue reading Soil fertility workshop in Stuttgart cancelled for Feb. 11, 2014

2014 Agribusiness Conference

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

Continue reading 2014 Agribusiness Conference

Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar

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

Continue reading Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar

6th annual corn and grain sorghum producer conference dates announced

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

Continue reading 6th annual corn and grain sorghum producer conference dates announced

Need help calculating manure fertilizer? There’s an app for that.

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

Continue reading Need help calculating manure fertilizer? There’s an app for that.

Smartphone apps and web applications available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

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

Continue reading Smartphone apps and web applications available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

Join us in Stuttgart on August 2 for the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo

2013 rice expo logo

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 8:30

Continue reading Join us in Stuttgart on August 2 for the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo

Entries now being accepted for 2013 Arkansas Race for 100 and Grow for the Green ($$$$) Soybean Yield Challenge

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:

http://www.arkansassoybean.com/Yield-Contest-.html

Entry deadlines for the Race for 100 and Grow for the Green ($$$$) Soybean Yield Challenge are due August 1, 2013.

The Race for

Continue reading Entries now being accepted for 2013 Arkansas Race for 100 and Grow for the Green ($$$$) Soybean Yield Challenge

Northeast Arkansas crop insect scouting school scheduled for May 31

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.

9:15-9:30

Continue reading Northeast Arkansas crop insect scouting school scheduled for May 31

Plant Management Network launches cotton resource website: Focus on Cotton

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 home

Continue reading Plant Management Network launches cotton resource website: Focus on Cotton