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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 […]

01
May
2018
Armyworms in wheat: Should I spray?
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

By Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist We have received several reports of armyworms showing up in Arkansas wheat.  The question is, “Are they causing any damage?” The armyworm population is like the wheat, a little behind schedule due to the record cold spring we’ve had this year, and we continue to receive reports of armyworms in […]

26
Mar
2018
Transform WG approved for sugarcane aphid control on grain sorghum
Author: Gus Lorenz, Extension Entomologist

The Arkansas State Plant Board has approved registration for the Section 18 Emergency Exemption Transform WG for the control of sugarcane aphid on grain sorghum.  The exemption notice and forms to report Section 18 applications are attached and also available on the Plant Board website.  http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/registration Please be reminded that you need to report applications […]

01
Mar
2018
Managing Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist, and Gus Lorenz, Nick Bateman and Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologists Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers planted only approximately 9,000 acres. However with […]

13
Feb
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 2-13-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Nick Bateman February 13, 2018  No. 2018-02                www.uaex.edu/rice Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

31
Oct
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Final Update – October 27, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields are harvested and yields are calculated. Program fields in the south had a yield average of 196 bushels/acre while those in the north averaged 176 bushels/acre for a combined yield average of 186 bushels/acre. This is a 20 bushel increase over the […]

25
Sep
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – September 22, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Eight of nine fields have been harvested in the southern part of the state.   The yields are listed below with most being good to excellent.  Excessive rains early, herbicide injury and a thin stand impacted the Desha County yield.  The Clark County […]

15
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 15, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Three more fields were harvested this week with very strong yields from two of them. Irrigation has now been terminated for all fields. Scouting for redbanded stink bugs will continue up until harvest for those fields that are left. This will be the last […]