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14
Nov
2017
Final 2017 Soybean Research Verification Program Update
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields have now been harvested. Verification Program fields averaged 62.4 bushels/acre overall, with 65 average bushels/acre for irrigated fields and 52.8 average bushels/acre for non-irrigated fields. Refer to table below for field specific information. 11-14-17 SRVP Final Update

31
Oct
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Final Update – October 27, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields are harvested and yields are calculated. Program fields in the south had a yield average of 196 bushels/acre while those in the north averaged 176 bushels/acre for a combined yield average of 186 bushels/acre. This is a 20 bushel increase over the […]

25
Sep
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – September 22, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Eight of nine fields have been harvested in the southern part of the state.   The yields are listed below with most being good to excellent.  Excessive rains early, herbicide injury and a thin stand impacted the Desha County yield.  The Clark County […]

15
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 15, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Three more fields were harvested this week with very strong yields from two of them. Irrigation has now been terminated for all fields. Scouting for redbanded stink bugs will continue up until harvest for those fields that are left. This will be the last […]

12
Sep
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 8, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Seven of nine fields have been harvested with yields all over the board ranging from excellent to poor.  Prairie County was excellent as well as the Jefferson County row-water field.  The Clark County field encountered severe blast and had a lot of […]

08
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 8, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Hurricane Harvey helped in St. Francis Co. finish up irrigation and hurt in Cross Co. with several days of standing water. Many fields are quickly finishing up, stink bugs continue to be a concern in late planted fields.  Refer to table below for field […]

01
Sep
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for Sept. 1, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators With rainfall forecast from Hurricane Harvey and fields in SEARK ready to harvest, damage could get ugly. Hoping for the best. Stink bugs are continuing to build with Lonoke county reaching threshold this week. Refer to table below for field specific information. 9-1-17 SRVP […]

31
Aug
2017
2018 Wheat Quick Facts and 2017 WRVP Report Now Available
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

Two new wheat publications are now available.  Both can be accessed on our Publications page on the Arkansas Row Crops blog and at https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/verification/. 2018 Wheat Quick Facts 2017 Wheat Research Verification Program Final Report

29
Aug
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for Aug. 25, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Three fields have been harvested this past week.  We have preliminary data on Jefferson County row-rice XL 753 yielding 238 dry.  Prairie and Lincoln Counties have been harvested and yield monitors look very promising but no preliminary numbers as of now.  Lafayette […]

22
Aug
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for Aug. 18, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Rainfall amounts have been from 4” in Lafayette County to 3.4” in Desha County hindering harvest.  Four fields are mature and ready for samples to be cut after some dry weather.  Prairie County cut a sample and the moisture was 24%.  The […]