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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
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 15, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was again scattered this past week with most fields receiving zero while Lee received 1.1”.  No new fields were found to need treatment for bollworms this week, however, Chicot reached treatment level stink bugs and was treated.  Jefferson was the first to reach […]

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 […]

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 […]

07
Jul
2016
2016 Arkansas Cotton Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas the week ending July 3, 2016 reported cotton flowering or setting bolls at 25% which was ahead of the five-year average of 16%.  They also reported that 70% of the cotton was in good (45%) to […]

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 […]

05
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 1, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Phillips county fields were the only lucky ones to have received any meaningful rainfall over the past week. Irrigation is in full swing in all fields regardless of growth stages and the dryland field Drew 1 is beginning to show significant drought stress. Insects are still at […]

27
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 27, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Seven out of nine southern fields have reached internode elongation. No sheath blight has been detected as of now.  Some rice stink bugs lurking around edges and in the fields waiting on heading.  Brown spot has occurred in the east side of […]

21
Jun
2016
Rice blast active in Arkansas: Start scouting
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist, and Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist Most rice in Arkansas is near or well past internode elongation (joint movement).  Except for a few cases of seedling disease complexes and hydrogen sulfide toxicity, until now, blast and sheath blight rice diseases have been relatively quiet in Arkansas.  Today (June 20, […]

20
Jun
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 17, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Majority of fields again received rainfall this past week, ranging from zero at Lee and Phillips 1 to 5.6” at Chicot. Excellent growth has been observed over past two weeks in all fields.  Several fields have reached R3, with several more that should be there next week, […]