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26
Aug
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 8-26-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles August 26, 2016  No. 2016-24                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It’s a story of the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ in Arkansas rice at the moment.  You’re either fortunate enough to escape flooding damaging your rice crop, or you’re not.  You’re […]

26
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean cash market report for Aug. 22-26, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 13 cent weekend gain in the old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market was wiped away during the past week as price fell each trading day.  The market opened on Monday at $10.61, a full 10 cents above the previous Monday, but closed on Friday at a statewide average of […]

24
Aug
2016
Supply and Demand for Field Crops – August 2016
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The primary components of market conditions that determine prices for U.S. field crops are the supply and demand situation for each crop and the value of the dollar. Supply and demand conditions are indicated by stocks-to-use ratios which are updated by U.S.D.A. monthly reports. Crop prices attempt to ration supply […]

22
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for August 15-19, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market gained 26 cents over the weekend before entering into a basically steady week.  The market opened on Monday at $10.51 and closed on Friday at a statewide average of $10.48, an overall 23 cent improvement for the week (Figure 1).  The market remains […]

15
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 8-12, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market gained 5 cents over the weekend and added another 9 cents on Monday before going flat for the remainder of the trading week.  The market opened on Monday at $10.20 and closed on Friday at a statewide average of $10.25, an overall 10 […]

13
Aug
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 8-13-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Scott Stiles August 13, 2016  No. 2016-22                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Field draining continues at an increasingly rapid pace.  However, there are some fields still just heading as harvest begins.  There have been mostly positive reports from the field […]

08
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 1-5, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 17 cent weekend gain in the old crop (2015) Arkansas soybean market was totally lost and more on Tuesday in a 30 cent decline.  The market remained essentially steady until Friday when price rose 17 cents to a closing statewide average of $10.15 (Figure 1).  The closing price left […]

05
Aug
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 5, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Fields north of the Arkansas River, with the exception of Arkansas and Jefferson, and those along the Louisiana border all received very good rainfall last week, while Desha and Lincoln got less. Irrigation was terminated on several of the early planted fields. Bollworm numbers […]

02
Aug
2016
Arkansas soybean market report – July monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist July trading in old crop (2015) soybeans moved lower through most of the month with only short-term rallies in the second week and final weeks (Figure 1).  The old crop market opened on July 5 at $11.28 following the July 4th holiday weekend and closed with a statewide average on […]

29
Jul
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for July 25-29, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The future looked scary as past week of trading began with a 22 cent weekend decline that left the Monday opening price at $9.98, the first sub-$10.00 daily average since early May.  But price moved higher each of the subsequent two trading days to more than offset a Thursday correction […]