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15
Jun
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was again spotty this past week ranging from zero at several fields to 1.55” at Greene.  Most fields in south Arkansas have received at least one irrigation while Jefferson has received 4, however it’s rapidly getting to R5, so water usage is peaking. […]

14
Jun
2018
Bollworm Pheromone Trap Report
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Some areas have seen a big spike in numbers. Soybeans in reproductive stages should be watched closely, particularly if they have not lapped the middle of the row. Weekly pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the graphs below. Arkansas Bollworm 6-8 Ashley Bollworm 6-8 Clay Bollworm 6-8 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 6-8 Crittenden […]

12
Jun
2018
Southwestern Corn Borer Trap Report
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Pheromone trap catches for southwestern corn borer in conventional corn have been fairly low so far. There have been a few blips near areas we saw high numbers last year in Monroe County as well as in Prairie County. Second generation borers should be emerging within the next few weeks. Click on the links below […]

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 […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – Jonesboro, AR, June 7
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Cooperative Extension Service Office in Jonesboro, AR on June 7. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – McGehee, AR June 4
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoots BBQ in McGehee, AR on June 4. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and treatment thresholds. Important diseases of […]

25
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 25, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Finally received some rainfall for herbicide application, however Greene county received a little too much, 7”. Ashley started flowering this week and some corn earworms have shown up. Arkansas finally got planted this past week.  Refer to linked pdf for field-specific information: 5-25-18 SRVP Weekly Update […]

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 […]