I guess it got dry enough to walk some fields today. My phone was ringing off the wall with calls, mostly about stink bugs in wheat. Everyone is seeing stink bugs, so what do we need to do about the situation? From what we can tell by our observations and the folks we are
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Aphid infestations don’t usually show up in seedling rice to any great degree. Usually they start in wheat or wild hosts and move into rice. We have seen greenbug in rice in years past, but usually they are not a huge rice problem; however, one to two-leaf rice can be killed when 2-3 greenbugs
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March 27, 2013 No. 2013-2
Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Gus Lorenz
Don’t Rush to Plant
A late round of winter weather has affected the majority of the state for the past week, particularly in the north where as much as 8 inches of snow were reported. In the coming days,
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Take a three-minute break with Extension entomologist Gus Lorenz, as he discusses the value of seed treatments for soybeans.
A new Cotton Quick Facts Sheet is now available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture’s Cotton Program. Subjects on the quick facts sheet include: new cotton varieties, fertility recommendations as well as insect thresholds, termination intervals and many more subjects. The purpose of the fact sheet is to give producers, consultants and
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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
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The 2013 Corn Quick Facts and 2013 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
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