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26
May
2017
Tips for Scouting for Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity in Rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wasmishe, Extension Rice Pathologist; and Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist Healthy roots promote healthy plant growth.  Scouting for hydrogen sulfide toxicity in submerged rice is an essential practice to avoiding the risk of crop damage.  Regular scouting for hydrogen sulfide toxicity starting two to three weeks after permanent flood is established is highly […]

26
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 26, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 17.  Rainfall was very sporadic with Prairie receiving .15” to 2.5” at Desha and Lincoln, which pushed initial irrigations for several fields, in south Arkansas, further than 10 days out. […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

17
May
2017
Arkansas Cotton Update – May 17, 2017
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas.  As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted.  At that point there were producers who had everything planted […]

12
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 12, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Four more fields were planted this past week bringing the total to 12.  All fields planted from here on should have seed inoculant treatment. Lincoln was the first field to turn reproductive, expect a few more next week. Soil applied residual herbicides have been […]

08
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 5, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: More rain continues to be the topic of conversation. Rainfall this past week ranges from 3.8 inches in Lafayette and Clark Counties to 3.2 inches in Lincoln County. Pulaski County received 4.9 inches while Prairie County received 5.9 inches this past week. […]

01
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – April 28, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Despite the rains and some cool night time temperatures rice emergence and stands look very well. All nine of the RRVP fields are planted. Most and growing off well except for Clark County which was recently planted on 4/21. The stages are […]

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

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coodinators The 2017 SRVP got off to an earlier start as compared to the past few years with 8 fields planted and several more waiting to dry from this week’s rain. Emergence has taken longer and been a little weak from cool weather the last […]

23
Mar
2017
Wheat Freeze Update – March 23, 2017
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Extension Agronomist Wheat freeze damage from the morning of March 15th 2017 is becoming more evident across eastern and Northeast Arkansas.  Overall the level of damage appears to be less than anticipated given the low temperatures and growth stages.  I have not seen any fields or heard of […]

16
Mar
2017
Arkansas Wheat Freeze Update
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Wheat and Feed Grains Extension Agronomist I wanted to give you a quick wheat freeze update.  Very cold temperatures were recorded over eastern Arkansas and particularly Northeast Arkansas during the night and early morning hours of March 14/15th this week.  Much of Northeast Arkansas had 10-12 hours of temperatures below freezing, but […]