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03
Feb
2016
Roundup Xtend approval: What does it mean for Arkansas producers?
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Monsanto announced Wednesday that Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybean have gained import approval in China. This is long-awaited news for Arkansas producers, as seed for planting this technology has been available for at least a year now. Researchers at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been […]

13
Jan
2016
SoyMAP soybean variety decision support software now available
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Larry Purcell, Crop Physiologist, Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences, Division of Agriculture, Fayetteville A 3-year experiment across six states supported jointly by the Mid-South Soybean Board and the United Soybean Board evaluated the response of maturity group (MG) 3 to 6 soybean cultivars to planting dates under irrigated conditions. Results from this experiment […]

06
Jan
2016
AV-1011 Granted Rice Registration
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

AV-1011 Bird Repellent for rice seed has been granted a “conditional” registration by the Environmental Protection Agency until January 5, 2018.  A conditional registration under section 3(c)(7) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) allows for the product to be used while the manufacturer, Arkion Life Sciences, completes a final data requirement.  Once […]

23
Dec
2015
2015 Soybean Update now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity. This information listed in the Soybean Update is largely derived from the University of […]

02
Dec
2015
2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts & 2016 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts now available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and the 2016 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available.  These publications are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service corn and grain sorghum recommendations.  You can find these quick facts under the publication tab of the […]

18
Nov
2015
2015 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Verification Report
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2015 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program annual report is now available.  You can find the report in the publications tab under the corn and grain sorghum sections.  The 2015 report and past reports from the program are also available at www.uaex.edu/verification The 2015 growing season was the sixteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research […]

09
Oct
2015
Arkansas Wheat / Oct. 9, 2015
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Glenn Studebaker, Bob Scott, and Terry Spurlock Dry and warm weather has continued across Arkansas this week.  The U.S. Drought Monitor report on October 6th shows that approximately 63% of the state is experiencing some level of drought.  Although most of Northeast Arkansas does not appear impacted, soil levels in most areas […]

24
Sep
2015
Planting wheat in 2015
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

By Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist-Wheat and Feed Grains With the continued warm and dry weather across Arkansas, harvest of summer crops is making good progress.  The latest Arkansas Agriculture Statistics Service Crop Progress Report indicates that corn harvest is 90% complete, 57% for rice, 82% for grain sorghum, and 22% of the soybeans have been […]

25
Aug
2015
Cover Crops Require Planning for Success. Part 1 in a Series
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

By Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crops, Soil and Environmental Sciences If you are considering implementing winter cover crops into your crop rotation this fall the single biggest piece of advice that I can give you is to PLAN, PLAN, PLAN. The potential benefits of cover crops can be easily lost if you do not […]

02
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 7-2-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 2, 2015                                No. 2015-19 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, and Scott Stiles Crop Progress Continued favorable weather conditions over the past week look to give way to a rainy 4th of July weekend.  Must of the state is expected to receive heavy to scattered showers Friday through Monday.  This will hopefully give some […]