May 3, 2013 No. 2013-6
Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe
Rain is a four-letter word these days, if you catch my drift. Quite frankly I’m getting tired of writing it. I don’t want to talk too bad about it or it might up and disappear when we really need it.
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For the week ending April 23, 2013, the USDA/NASS reported 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies were 2 percent short, 62 percent adequate, and 36 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 1 percent very short, 7 percent short, 70 percent adequate and 22 percent surplus. Low temperatures ranged from 30 to 44
Continue reading Arkansas soybean update – April 26, 2013
Rice planting is in full swing and with pre-flood nitrogen (N) applications fast approaching careful consideration should be given to identification of the proper N rate and time of application for your rice crop. The 2013 recommended N rates and distribution for rice cultivars is now available on the University of Arkansas Division of
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The agriculture community has used anhydrous ammonia as a low cost, highly effective nitrogen-based fertilizer for years. It’s prevalence in the farming community makes it easy to sometimes forget that this a dangerous chemical and should be handled with caution and care.
The word, “anhydrous”, means without water. When anhydrous ammonia comes in contact
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Wheat in the WRVP fields continues to progress, but a slow pace. Much slower, in fact, compared to the unusually early crop we had last year. While this year’s crop is probably some 3 weeks behind last year, it is actually more in line with historical trends. Much of the wheat acreage in
Continue reading Wheat Research Verification Program Update for March 14, 2013
Arkansas Rice Update
March 7, 2013
The first Arkansas Rice Update of 2013 includes information on the N-STaR program and rice quality. Dr. Trent Roberts and I have received requests to widely distribute information we have presented at meetings to ensure everyone has a chance to view it. To meet those requests, please follow
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The annual publication of Arkansas Soybean Quick Facts is now available for download (pdf) from the Arkansas Row Crops Publications page. Soybean Quick Facts contains information on growth and development, seeding, seed treatments, weed, insect and disease control, irrigation, fertility and harvest.
You may view and save 2013 Arkansas Soybean Quick Facts here.
The 2013 Arkansas Rice Quick Facts are now available by clicking the link or on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog. The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture recommendations for Rice production.
Quick Facts topics include:
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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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The 2012 growing season was the thirtieth year for the Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP). The RRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county extension agents, extension specialists, and researchers. The RRVP is an on-farm demonstration of all the research-based recommendations developed by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture for the purpose of
Continue reading 2012 Rice Research Verification Program summary report now available