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24
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 21, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was hard to come by last week as several fields received none, Miller county was the winner with 1.6” rain. As a result, all non-dryland fields received irrigations this past week. No other fields had to be treated for insects and where insecticides […]

21
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 21, 2017  No. 2017-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening up a […]

18
Jul
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 14, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Rice stink bugs are increasing across the southern part of the state.  The three fields reaching treatment levels this past week were Lafayette, Lincoln and Prairie Counties.  Prairie County is getting close to the second rice stink bug threshold.  Desha County has […]

17
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 14, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall for the past week ranged from none at several fields to 2.75” at St. Francis. Stink bugs made big appearance in southern Arkansas as 4 fields reached treatment threshold this week, with redbanded stink bugs picked up in southern most fields. Diseases remain […]

15
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-15-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles July 15, 2017  No. 2017-17                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Some like it hot – for those that do, your time has arrived.  Consistent temperatures in the 90s and bright conditions have the crop looking better every day.  We now have […]

12
Jul
2017
Southwestern Corn Borer Update July 12, 2017
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Below are links to southwestern corn borer trap catches by county. Numbers are dropping, but still high in Monroe and Woodruff counties. Growers in areas where catches are over 100 per trap are encouraged to treat any non-Bt corn that has not already been sprayed. Clay County Borers 7-10 Craighead County Borers 7-10 Jackson County […]

07
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-7-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles July 7, 2017  No. 2017-16                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Raindrops keep falling on my head.”  B.J. Thomas must have been talking about 2017.  The rain itself is certainly no problem and helping to keep pumping to a […]

07
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 7, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields received rain over the past week ranging from .2” in St. Francis to 4.7 at Crawford. Luckily two of the dryland fields received good rains. Stink bugs are continuing to build, especially across southern Arkansas.  Although no fields in SRVP have been […]

05
Jul
2017
Southwestern Corn Borer Update July 4, 2017
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

Southwestern corn borer numbers are still high in several areas of the state. Last week Monroe county had the highest numbers around the Brinkley/Wheatley area and those numbers are still high. Numbers are high in some areas of Woodruff county as well. Growers in these areas are encouraged to treat their non-Bt corn, particularly if […]

01
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-1-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Scott Stiles July 1, 2017  No. 2017-15                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]