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23
Jul
2014
Corn and Grain Sorghum Irrigation Termination
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

For the most part, we have had a relatively cool and wet summer across Arkansas that has allowed us to reduce the number of irrigations on corn and grain sorghum. Driving around the state, it is hard to tell much difference between non irrigated corn and grain sorghum fields and fully irrigated fields. As we […]

21
Jul
2014
Grow for the Green soybean yield challenge entry deadline August 1, 2014
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

The entry deadline for the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge is fast approaching.  The deadline to submit entry forms is August 1, 2014.  Entry forms, rules, and regulations can be found on the Arkansas Soybean Association website (http://www.arkansassoybean.com/) or by clicking here. The 2014 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge will be […]

14
Jul
2014
Pest alert: Sugarcane aphid in grain sorghum/milo
Author: Nick Seiter, Extension Entomologist

Recently, a new pest of grain sorghum that has been causing problems for growers in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Mississippi was found in Arkansas. The sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) was found in Ashley and Chicot Counties on June 27, in Desha County on July 1, and in Phillips County (Elaine area) on July 11. While […]

12
Jun
2014
Preventing Damage From Insects in Stored Wheat
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Wheat harvest is underway and some growers will be storing their harvest on farm in bins for an extended period of time. Recent heavy rains have kept some growers out of the field and now would be an excellent time to prepare bins for storage. Wheat is particularly susceptible to stored grain insects because it […]

17
Feb
2014
Attention Arkansas soybean producers: Sustainability assessment due by March 10, 2014 for a chance to win free seed!
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture in cooperation with The National Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture (NISA) is conducting an on-line assessment of the sustainability of the Arkansas soybean industry.  The National Sustainable Soybean Initiative (NSSI) is working toward streamlining sustainability for soybean growers by creating a coordinated national framework for assessing sustainability and communicating […]

29
Jan
2014
2013 Soybean performance results now available in the Soybean Update
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity.  The information listed in these publications is largely derived from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Soybean Performance Trials […]

19
Dec
2013
2011-2013 Arkansas Rice Performance Trials now available
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The 2011-2013 Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT) are now available by clicking the link or on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops blog.  Printed copies will be available at county Extension offices in January. Information from previous years can be found on the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture or Arkansas Variety Testing […]

03
Dec
2013
2013 soybean preliminary yield and disease screening results now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Preliminary results from the 2013 Arkansas Full-Season RR and Non-RR Soybean Performance Test and the 2013 Arkansas Early Planted RR Soybean Performance Test are available at: http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/. Information for the 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted. Also, the 2013 soybean cultivar disease screening results are available at http://arkansasvarietytesting.com/home/soybean/.  This program screens […]

27
Nov
2013
2013 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Report
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2013 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program report is now available by clicking the link or by clicking the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog. The 2013 growing season was the fourteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program (CGSRVP).  The CGSRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, County Extension […]

27
Nov
2013
2014 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Quick Facts Now Available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2014 Corn Quick Facts and 2014 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available by clicking the respective links and also on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crop Blog.  The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Corn and Grain Sorghum […]