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16
Oct
2017
Rice Decisions for 2018
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so there is a lot more optimism right now than this time last year. Based on multiple years of advanced […]

12
Oct
2017
Arkansas Crop Production Update (Oct. 12, 2017)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA made relatively few changes this month to Arkansas’ crop production forecast.  No acreage or yield changes were made this month in regard to soybeans or cotton. However, there were some adjustments to the state average corn and rice yields. Based on conditions as of October 1, Arkansas’ corn yield is expected to average 179 […]

10
Oct
2017
Arkansas Crop Progress (week ending October 8, 2017)
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

From the USDA October 10, 2017 Crop Progress Report for Arkansas.  The full report can be downloaded at this link: Arkansas NASS Crop Progress Oct. 10, 2017 Another week of above normal temperatures and dry conditions allowed harvest to advance quickly for the week ending October 8th.  Weather stations around eastern Arkansas recorded average temperatures […]

20
Sep
2017
2018 Wheat Budgets Available
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The University of Arkansas’ 2018 wheat budgets are available.  A pdf or “hard copy” version can be downloaded at this link:    Crop Production Budgets for Farm Planning  See page 38 for a detailed wheat budget. An Excel spreadsheet version of the wheat budget is also available:   2017-18 Wheat budget As production costs and commodity prices […]

13
Sep
2017
Maximizing Wheat Yields and Profit in 2018
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Extension Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist The 2017 Arkansas wheat crop was small in acreage but many producers reported exceptional yields with intensive management.  Acreage was at or near record lows with approximately 195,000 acres planted in the fall of 2016.  Acreage was down for several reasons, but low grain prices at […]

01
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-1-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Scott Stiles July 1, 2017  No. 2017-15                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]

09
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators One more field got planted this week which brings the total to 18. There is one more that should be planted next week. As usual in Arkansas rainfall was very inconsistent, but all fields did receive some rain. Rainfall amounts ranged from .4” in […]

05
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 2, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:   Eight out of nine fields have gone to flood except for Pulaski County.     According to the DD-50 the final recommended time to apply pre-flood N is (6/6) on the Pulaski County field.  I just got word that they are trying to get […]

03
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – June 2, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Still have two more fields to plant, but can’t seem to miss any rains.  All fields received good rainfall this past week ranging from .33” in Crittenden to 2.93” in Desha. As usual, both dryland fields received the least rainfall. Initial irrigations for early […]

31
May
2017
Food and Agribusiness Webinar Series: Recorded presentations now available
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics The first two recordings of many more yet to come in the Food and Agribusiness Webinar Series are now available. U.S. Rice Supplies Expected to Tighten in 2017/18; U.S. Prices Projected Higher, May 25, 2017 Presenter: Nathan Childs, agricultural economist with USDA’s Economic Research Service.  This webinar focused on USDA’s […]