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29
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for July 29, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All but the Arkansas co field got in on the rain this past week, some got very little, some got a fair amount, while Desha received 3.25”.  Stink bug populations are still very low and bollworms are beginning to build in the Grand Prairie […]

26
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 25, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators  South Arkansas:  Rice stink bug (RSB) numbers are all over the place and very sporadic.  Monroe and Lee Co. are running 3-4 RSB per 10 sweeps.  Jefferson Co. was running 3-4 last week and this week running 0-3.  Arkansas Co. ran 5.5 RSB reaching […]

22
Jul
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 7-22-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 22, 2016  No. 2016-19                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Upon looking at oil dripping from underneath his racecar, Robert Duvall in Days of Thunder looked at the car and said, “This is not the kind of answer I’m looking […]

18
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 18, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: With the substantial increase in heat units the last few weeks the fields are ahead of their DD50 predictions.  The Lincoln Co. row water field was one of the earliest to head causing stink bugs to reach threshold levels triggering an application.  […]

14
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update – July 11, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  The southern fields are moving fast with several fields approaching the late boot to heading stage. The Lee and Phillips County fields are approaching 1/2” internode elongation.  A welcome rain was recorded with 2.4” in Desha and Phillips Co. and 1.4” in […]

11
Jul
2016
2016 Arkansas Soybean College: Register online 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 2016 Soybean College on August 18, 2016 at the Newport Research Station at Newport, AR starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 5:00 p.m.  Crop consultants, industry personnel, and […]

08
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 8, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Rainfall was scattered this past week with some fields receiving very good amounts while Ashley received none.  Bollworms are building in fields, especially those that were later planted and have not lapped the middles. Both Ashley and Drew 2 were treated for bollworms this past week. Stink […]

08
Jul
2016
Corn growth stage and heat unit accumulation for irrigation termination
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist Much of our early planted corn is progressing towards maturity and has made it to the dent stage (R5).  One would think that once corn has reached the dent stage, maturity (R6) would be soon to follow, however it is a slow process and generally takes 21-24 […]

05
Jul
2016
Late-season rice blast: fungicide timing is key
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist The rice blast fungus is a worldwide problem of rice that can cause near 100 percent yield loss in susceptible cultivars under favorable weather conditions if left unchecked. The blast fungus is very versatile and effective in its modes of survival. The fungus produces airborne spores that travel long […]

05
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 5, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: The southern fields are progressing rapidly with ample heat units accumulating fast.  Disease pressure has been very low with sheath blight at a minimum as of now.  The Jefferson and Lincoln Co. row water fields are scheduled for late boot N applications […]