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23
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: The Warm temperatures and sunshine has turned fields around struggling from cool wet weather as well as herbicide related issues.  Several fields have received the permanent flood this past week.  Those fields include Lincoln, Prairie and Lafayette Counties. According to the DD-50 […]

22
May
2017
Register now for the May 25 rice webinar
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, Department of Ag Economics and Agribusiness  On May 25 at 2 pm (CST), we will be hosting a webinar that may be of interest to rice producers and agribusiness industry personnel.  This webinar will focus on USDA’s projections for the 2017/18 U.S. and global rice markets. The main themes: A 10-percent […]

19
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-19-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 19, 2017  No. 2017-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

17
May
2017
Arkansas Cotton Update – May 17, 2017
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas.  As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted.  At that point there were producers who had everything planted […]

12
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 12, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Four more fields were planted this past week bringing the total to 12.  All fields planted from here on should have seed inoculant treatment. Lincoln was the first field to turn reproductive, expect a few more next week. Soil applied residual herbicides have been […]

12
May
2017
Soybean planting after floods and Soybean inoculants
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of nitrogen that was applied to the corn crop hurt […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-12-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 12, 2017  No. 2017-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress As of Monday planting progress was 92% based on USDA-NASS numbers.  There were more acres planted during the dry conditions this week and relatively little rice should be left to plant in the state […]

08
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 5, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: More rain continues to be the topic of conversation. Rainfall this past week ranges from 3.8 inches in Lafayette and Clark Counties to 3.2 inches in Lincoln County. Pulaski County received 4.9 inches while Prairie County received 5.9 inches this past week. […]

05
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-5-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 5, 2017  No. 2017-07                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress If it wasn’t for bad luck I guess we’d have no luck at all.  Initial estimates of rice lost due to flooding in northern Arkansas now exceed 150,000 acres.  Additional “acres affected” pushes the […]