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,
Continue reading Smartphone apps and web applications available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
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
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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
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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
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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
Monday, December 17, is the last day discounted room rates will be offered by the Marriott Rivercenter/Riverwalk hotels in San Antonio, Texas. Those are the headquarter hotels for the 2013 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, set for January 7-10.
The National Cotton Council urges cotton industry members, university and USDA researchers, Extension personnel, consultants, equipment and
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A free conference to assist farmers with understanding agricultural labor issues will be held November 16, 2012 at the Cooperative Extension Service headquarters (LRSO), 2301 S. University Ave., Little Rock. In order to ensure available seating and materials, pre-registration is requested. Register online or fill out the Farm Labor Conference Registration Form and return by fax to 501-671-2215.
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The Rice Update is a weekly summary of what’s happening and what to look for in rice production, based on interviews and submissions of rice experts in Arkansas and the Mid-South.
Weather: The forecast in Eastern Arkansas for the next 10 days is for continued warm and dry weather, temps in the 80s and
Continue reading Arkansas Rice Crop Update for the Week of May 1, 2012
Arkansas Cotton Producers, please read these important articles from the Arkansas State Plant Board regarding the Boll Weevil Eradication Program and Pink Bollworm Quarantine Stalk Destruction.
PINK BOLLWORM QUARANTINE STALK DESTRUCTION
2012 BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION ACREAGE CERTIFICATION
Story by Pearl Daniel, Program Technician-Discovery Farm
Arkansas Water Sustainability is a website designed as a roadmap for resources, information, and data on water quality and quantity topics throughout the state. The website is a one-stop site for water topics in Arkansas.
Water topics featured include agriculture, urban and residential, watershed, policy, data, people,
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