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27
Apr
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for April 25, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Coordinators South Arkansas: The five fields planted in South Arkansas include Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Monroe Counties.  Lee and Ashley are expected to be planted tomorrow (4/26).  Should be able to get stand counts on Desha and Monroe this week.  Rainfall amounts this past week […]

21
Apr
2016
Rice Research Verification Program – April 21, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  The five fields now planted in South Arkansas include Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Monroe Counties.  Pre-emergence herbicides were applied to all five fields and recent rainfall has provided good activation.  The Jefferson County field has been flushed once.  Pre-plant fertilizer has […]

15
Apr
2016
Rice Farming for Profit in 2016
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

After a 2015 season that left many Arkansas rice producers feeling kicked in the gut, 2016 doesn’t look to offer much relief. Rice looks to be the best smelling pig in the pen in terms of penciling out profitability, but margins are tight there as well.  This year we’ll need to make every penny count. […]

14
Apr
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for April 14, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator As of now there are 12 SRVP fields planned in 2016. To date, 5 have been planted. Rainfall this week has ranged from .7” in Desha to 3.3” in Chicot. Please see linked table for field-specific information (pdf).  

29
Mar
2016
Profitable grain sorghum in 2016
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Extension Agronomist, and Gus Lorenz, Nick Seiter, and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists Arkansas grain sorghum acreage increased dramatically in 2015 with 440,000 acres harvested, compared to only about 40,000 acres in 2010.  Increased interest in grain sorghum was partially driven by very positive basis levels at local grain […]

18
Mar
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 3-18-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke March 18, 2016  No. 2016-03                www.uaex.edu/rice     Crop Outlook / Progress Rice was planted in Arkansas this week.  And so the 2016 season begins.  Word is a field in northeast AR was planted last week before the rains started but have yet to lay eyes on that one.  […]

18
Mar
2016
2016 Rice Nitrogen Fertilizer Recommendations
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The 2016 Rice Nitrogen Fertilizer Recommendations are now available HERE.  If you have any questions or if there is a cultivar not listed thy you would like information on, please contact us. All rice production information can be found at http://uaex.edu/rice.  

18
Mar
2016
Getting Corn Off To A Great Start
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

by Dr. Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture   Corn Planting Status It seems that the weather pattern has been on a roller coaster pattern lately and will likely continue as it always seems to this time of year. Considerable field preparation for planting corn was done in February this year […]

10
Mar
2016
Times are tough-scrutinize every input choice
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

By Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist Seems like most everybody who retails ag inputs is offering products that they profess will boost yields, even make ‘em skyrocket. Only problem is, claims often aren’t backed up with unbiased data to prove that these materials provide growers with a return on investment–that ROI that should guide every decision. […]

26
Feb
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 2-26-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Tom Barber, Dr. Archie Flanders, Dr. Nathan Slaton, & Scott Stiles February 26, 2016  No. 2016-01 www.uaex.edu/rice   Crop Outlook 2015 is in the past, behind us, let’s just try to forget most everything about it.  The majority of folks seem to be settled on what cultivars they’re growing […]