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23
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Update – April 20, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator We will have planting dates scattered from March 20thin Desha County to this coming Saturday April 21stif we get enough drying before more rain this weekend. Prairie County Corn Verification Field has survived the freeze pretty well and was greening up with warmer weather this […]

23
Apr
2018
When to plant cotton
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Situation This time last year a good number of cotton acres had been planted.  There have been reports of a few producers planting cotton. Conditions have not gotten to where they really need to be for cotton.  The pressure will mount greatly in the coming days to get cotton planters […]

20
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-20-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke April 20, 2018  No. 2018-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Jerry Clower has a great joke about how “it coulda been worse.”  The short version of the joke is he had an aunt who, no matter what happened, said “it coulda been worse.”  They got […]

13
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-13-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles April 13, 2018  No. 2018-07                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress What a long strange trip it is once again.  When we get to a normal year, someone let me know – I’d like to see that.  Last week’s rain hit primarily the […]

10
Apr
2018
Corn freeze injury
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

On the morning of April 8thmany across the state experienced a frost or freeze with temperatures ranging from just above freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in localized areas.   As with any freeze event there appears to be a lot of temperature variability even within a small area.  At the time of the […]

06
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-6-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Bob Scott April 6, 2018  No. 2018-06                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Another week, a little more planting progress.  So, Fig. 1 is a cleaned up version from last week that better shows where we are relative to previous years.  Notice that we’re still […]

30
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-30-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Gus Lorenz, Tom Barber, & Yeshi Wamishe March 30, 2018  No. 2018-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It looks like recently planted rice is going to need a snorkel for the next week.  Several inches of rain this week across the entire Arkansas Delta with […]

22
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-22-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke March 22, 2018  No. 2018-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Planting Time or Time to Question A recent conversation went like this: Grower:  “Is it too early to plant 10% of my rice?” Me:  “Fire away.” Grower:  “That’s like saying sick’em to a bulldog…” He wasn’t wrong.  […]

22
Mar
2018
Cover Crop Infographic Checklist for Termination/Burndown
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

As spring planting approaches, so is the time to make plans for managing winter cover crops. This spring, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is rolling out a series of infographics to help cover crop users with their decision-making. More Arkansas growers are using or considering use of cover crops as a sustainable […]

21
Mar
2018
Time it right: Be ahead of rice diseases before planting
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Following adequate cultural practices is an important disease management strategy along with planting resistant cultivars. In addition, seed treatment fungicides are cheaper and easier than spray fungicides. Balancing N, P, and K also promotes good growth and plant health. Planting as early as possible is also recommended for disease […]