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24
Oct
2014
Farm Bill workshops for crop producers
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

October 22, 2014  FSA, Division of Ag offer dozen-plus Farm Bill workshops for crop producers Fast Facts More than a dozen Farm Bill workshops planned across Arkansas Learn to use web-based decision tools Includes discussion of Yield Update, Base Reallocation, ARC, PLC, and SCO LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas crop producers will have more than a […]

31
Mar
2014
USDA Prospective Plantings report
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

The USDA released its March Prospective Plantings report today at 11:00 CDT.  This report provides the results of the first NASS survey of U.S. farmers planting intentions for 2014. Corn: U.S. farmers intend to plant 3.7 million acres less corn in 2014 with total planted acreage estimated at 91.69 million acres versus 95.37 million in […]

20
Feb
2014
2014 Price and Acreage Projections
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

The USDA kicked off its annual Agricultural Outlook Forum today.  The program this morning included the “Outlook for U.S. Agriculture in 2014″   Below is a summary of projections for U.S. planted acreage and average producer prices for the 2014/15 crop year. Corn: 92 million acres, down from 95.4 million in 2013.  Season average price: $3.90/bu […]

17
Feb
2014
Attention Arkansas soybean producers: Sustainability assessment due by March 10, 2014 for a chance to win free seed!
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture in cooperation with The National Initiative for Sustainable Agriculture (NISA) is conducting an on-line assessment of the sustainability of the Arkansas soybean industry.  The National Sustainable Soybean Initiative (NSSI) is working toward streamlining sustainability for soybean growers by creating a coordinated national framework for assessing sustainability and communicating […]

27
Jan
2014
2014 Agribusiness Conference
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

Arkansas State University will hold its 20th annual Agribusiness Conference  on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.  Registration will begin in the Fowler Center at 7:45 a.m. with the morning General Session starting at 8:20 a.m. The morning general session features four speakers and a panel discussion. David Kohl will discuss Global Agriculture Trends and the issues […]

09
Aug
2013
Smartphone apps and web applications available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Author: Dharmendra Saraswat, Extension Engineer-Geospatial Technologies

Recently, the apps that are currently available or are in development were unveiled at the Rice Expo in Stuttgart.  The following is an overview of each app and its function: Corn Advisor – Created in collaboration with Jason Kelley, extension wheat and feed grains agronomist and Extension Soil Scientist Leo Espinoza, this a 24/7, pocket […]

26
Jul
2013
Join us in Stuttgart on August 2 for the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo
Author: Kim Rowe, Program Associate

August 2nd promises to be an action-packed day filled with activities and information for the entire family at the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.  The expo will kick off at 8:00 a.m. with registration and exhibits.  Field tours by U of A Division of Agriculture specialists begin at 8:30 […]

20
Feb
2013
Plant Management Network launches cotton resource website: Focus on Cotton
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Growers and crop consultants across the Cotton Belt now have a new and freely accessible resource to “focus on” this year. Focus on Cotton, a crop management resource that features monthly webcasts from noted experts in the cotton industry, is now online and available for viewing on the Plant Management Network’s Focus on Cotton home […]

04
Feb
2013
Crop Insurance “Projected Prices”
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

The “projected price” discovery period for spring planted crops runs from January 15 to February 14, 2013. An average of daily settlement prices from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) are used to derive the “projected price” for the various crop insurance products. The final average price for the discovery period will […]

10
Jan
2013
Release Time of USDA Reports: January 11, 2013
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

As a reminder, the 2013 monthly release time of the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report will be changing to 11:00 a.m. Central Time beginning January 11, 2013. Other key reports that will be released tomorrow include: Quarterly Grain Stocks Crop Production (final 2012 U.S. production) Winter Wheat Plantings