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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 […]

25
May
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for May 23, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Coordinators South Arkansas: Cool temperatures and slow growth has been the topic of discussion this past couple of weeks.  Five of the nine South Arkansas fields have gone to flood.  Phillips County was the last field planted and received .9” of rain for germination.  Lee County […]

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
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
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 […]

27
Apr
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for April 25, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Coordinators South Arkansas: The five fields planted in South Arkansas include Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Monroe Counties.  Lee and Ashley are expected to be planted tomorrow (4/26).  Should be able to get stand counts on Desha and Monroe this week.  Rainfall amounts this past week […]

21
Apr
2016
Rice Research Verification Program – April 21, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  The five fields now planted in South Arkansas include Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Monroe Counties.  Pre-emergence herbicides were applied to all five fields and recent rainfall has provided good activation.  The Jefferson County field has been flushed once.  Pre-plant fertilizer has […]