This Monday’s (4/29/13) USDA Crop Weather Report merely stated the obvious. Not much if any cotton has been planted in Arkansas. The report stated that 2% of the state’s cotton crop had been planted. This number is well below last year at this time (46%) and the five year average (20%).
With the calendar
Continue reading Unfavorable weather causes Arkansas’ cotton planting forecast to deteriorate
With the wet weather conditions we have been experiencing this spring, many soybean growers are concerned about the late start we have this year compared to the 2012 spring. Below is a study using historical data from the Soybean Research Verification Program (SRVP) to estimate optimum planting date to maximize soybean yield.
Continue reading Estimating yield potential of soybean by planting date
Wheat in the WRVP fields continues to progress, but a slow pace. Much slower, in fact, compared to the unusually early crop we had last year. While this year’s crop is probably some 3 weeks behind last year, it is actually more in line with historical trends. Much of the wheat acreage in
Continue reading Wheat Research Verification Program Update for March 14, 2013
The 2012 Cotton Research Verification Program Annual Report is now available on the University of Arkansas Extension website. It can be viewed by clicking on the publications tab and searching for the title listed above. In 2012 there were seven fields entered into the Cotton Research Verification Program (CRVP). Locations included the following
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The 2013 Arkansas Rice Quick Facts are now available by clicking the link or on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog. The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture recommendations for Rice production.
Quick Facts topics include:
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The 2012 growing season was the thirtieth year for the Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP). The RRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county extension agents, extension specialists, and researchers. The RRVP is an on-farm demonstration of all the research-based recommendations developed by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture for the purpose of
Continue reading 2012 Rice Research Verification Program summary report now available
Crop condition continues to look good for the most part and will continue to improve as spring nitrogen is applied. A few of the fields received their first application last week just prior to the weekend rainfall. Several other fields have applications planned but will need to wait for the soil to dry. Weeds
Continue reading Wheat Research Verification Program update for Feb. 12, 2013
The 2013 Corn Quick Facts and 2013 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available by clicking the respective links and also on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crop Blog. The Quick Facts are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Corn and Grain Sorghum
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The 2012 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program report is now available under the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog.
The 2012 growing season was the thirteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program (CGSRVP). The CGSRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, County Extension agents, Extension specialists, and
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The 2012 Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP) fields have been harvested and the preliminary results are very good compared to previous seasons. This year’s RRVP fields included a mixture of non-Clearfield long-grain varieties and hybrids, Clearfield long-grain varieties and hybrids, and the predominant medium grain, Jupiter. Due to the warm temperatures experienced in the
Continue reading 2012 Rice Research Verification Program Final Update