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26
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for May 27, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator One of the fields in Monroe County got planted this past week which brings the total to 14 out of 15 fields planted. Again, rainfall was very spotty ranging from zero at most fields to 1.2” at Phillips 1. Irrigation was initiated on fields Jefferson, Lincoln, and […]

20
May
2016
New record in peanut acres planted in Arkansas
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist Planting of the 2016 peanut crop in Arkansas has progressed much earlier than previous seasons with over 90% of peanut acres having been planted to date.  By comparison, in mid-May last year only 50 to 60% of the acres were reported to be planted.  Early estimates indicate 22,500 acres were planted […]

20
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for May 20, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Been a cold week, for this time of year, and wore a jacket walking fields during the morning. Lonoke County got planted last week which brings the total to 13 out of 15 now planted. Rain was pretty sparse over the past week ranging from zero at […]

16
May
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 16, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  All nine fields are planted in the South Arkansas RRVP.  Four of the nine fields have had herbicide and preflood N-STaR applications and are being flooded (Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, and Lincoln Co.).  Jefferson and Lincoln County row water fields are being flushed […]

16
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for May 13, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Four more fields were planted (Ashley, Drew 2, Lee, and Phillips 1) over the past week to bring the total to 12 out of 15 now planted. Hopefully remaining fields get planted soon. Jefferson county was the first to flower. Rainfall amounts ranged from zero at several […]

11
May
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for May 9, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinators South Arkansas: Eight out of the nine RRVP fields in the south are planted and those emerged have excellent stand counts. More rain this past week was the topic of discussion with amounts ranging from 3.75’ in Lee and Monroe Counties to 2.75 in Desha […]

06
May
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 5-6-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Dr. Gus Lorenz May 6, 2016  No. 2016-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Outlook / Progress The windows of progress have been short and sporadic this spring but largely in our favor.  Plant, spray, rain, repeat.  We’ve been fortunate to get nearly 90% of […]

06
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 6, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Rainfall was the story for the past week with amounts ranging from 1.8” in Chicot county to 6” in Prairie.  Chicot, Desha, Drew 1, Jefferson, Lincoln and Phillips 2 should receive first post-emergence herbicide application this week.  Please refer to information in table for field specifics.  

02
May
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 2, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Farmers ran long and hard last week prior to Friday’s heavy rain.  Eight out of nine fields have been planted in South Arkansas. Rainfall amounts since Friday totaled 5.1 inches in Jefferson County to 1.5 to 2.8 inches in Chicot County. The […]

02
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for April 29, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Coordinator Fields in Prairie and Arkansas counties got planted this past week for a total of 7 now planted. Two more fields have been added to the program this year for a total of 14 fields in south Arkansas. Pre-emergence herbicide applications have provided excellent control due to timely […]