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15
Jun
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 6-15-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke June 15, 2018  No. 2018-16                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “It’s a jungle out there, kiddies.  Have a very fruitful day.”  The rice and the weeds are both growing rapidly under the hot, sunny conditions.  Many growers are reporting having to work with an alternate […]

11
Jun
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – June 8, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator Most of the Corn Research Verification Program Fields are being irrigated for the first time and many for the second this week.  Pre-tassel nitrogen application have gone out on three fields with the others this weekend or next week.  The two Grain Sorghum Verification […]

11
Jun
2018
2018 Arkansas Cotton Update & 2018 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Weekly Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist; and Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification Program Coordinator Cotton Update Overview The cotton crop continues to make good progress both above and below the soil surface.  It was not a problem last week to find good cotton roots 16 inches below the soil surface in a core sample on […]

02
Jun
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 6-1-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Chris Henry June 1, 2018  No. 2018-14                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress This is always a fun time of year in the rice world.  It hasn’t been without its difficulties, but getting rice to permanent flood is always a victory.  Weed control hasn’t been […]

31
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 28, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators The southern fields which have the permanent flood established are Chicot, Desha & Arkansas.  These fields were flooded at the earliest dates according to the DD-50.  Minimal rice water weevil (RWW) damage has been observed.  Those fields that are being sprayed, fertilized, and headed […]

31
May
2018
Arkansas Cotton Update – May 30, 2018
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist The Horse is Eyeing the Gate! Overview When planting conditions finally became favorable the last few days of April, they stayed that way. One of the television weather persons from Little Rock indicated that the high temperatures every day in May had exceeded the average for that date.  Our cotton […]

25
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-25-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 25, 2018  No. 2018-13                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress We’re basically planted up, and what’s been planted for at least 5-7 days is emerged.  No more planting and emergence figures!  It’s a good feeling right now as the rice crop looks great overall, and […]

18
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-18-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Nick Bateman May 18, 2018  No. 2018-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few inches.  Even the small […]

11
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-11-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 11, 2018  No. 2018-11                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Flush’em if you got’em.  It’s hot, and it’s dry.  The current conditions of highs in the upper 80s to low 90s look to continue until some rain chances late next week.  The heat means great […]

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 […]