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24
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 21, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was hard to come by last week as several fields received none, Miller county was the winner with 1.6” rain. As a result, all non-dryland fields received irrigations this past week. No other fields had to be treated for insects and where insecticides […]

18
Jul
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 14, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Rice stink bugs are increasing across the southern part of the state.  The three fields reaching treatment levels this past week were Lafayette, Lincoln and Prairie Counties.  Prairie County is getting close to the second rice stink bug threshold.  Desha County has […]

10
Jul
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 7, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  With the favorable weather conditions rice blast has been detected in the Clark County field.  Stink bugs are close to threshold levels in the Lincoln and Prairie County fields which were the first to reach heading.  Increased stink bug numbers are mostly […]

07
Jul
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 7, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields received rain over the past week ranging from .2” in St. Francis to 4.7 at Crawford. Luckily two of the dryland fields received good rains. Stink bugs are continuing to build, especially across southern Arkansas.  Although no fields in SRVP have been […]

30
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 30, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields in east Arkansas received very good rains from TS Cindy, western Arkansas fields didn’t get in on as much.  The rain also seemed to reduce stink bug numbers a little, but still seeing lots of egg masses so vigilant scouting is a […]

26
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 23, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  All fields are approaching midseason or beyond except for Pulaski County which went to flood this past week.  The fields scheduled for midseason nitrogen are Arkansas, Clark, and Desha.  The Lafayette County field has received its midseason nitrogen application.  The Lonoke County […]

23
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 23, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rain for the past week was very sporadic ranging from zero at Miller to 2.45” at Washington. However, I expect that there will be ample rainfall to report at all fields next week. Hopefully TD Cindy will not flood any fields.  Stink bugs are […]

21
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – June 20, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:   The warm weather has rice moving in the fast lane.  The Pulaski County field has gates installed and was the last field to be flooded.  All verification fields except Pulaski are progressing well and are at internode elongation (IE).  Mid-season nitrogen has […]

16
Jun
2017
2017 Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – June 16, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators The last field was planted which brings the total to 19. No fields received any rainfall over the past week.  Jefferson, Phillips and Lincoln received initial irrigations with a few others that should be irrigated over the weekend.  Stink bugs, mostly greens, are starting […]

12
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  All fields have gone to flood except the Pulaski County field.  The levees were pulled and 2.6 inches of rain fell before the gates could be installed.  According to the DD-50 we have reached the final time to apply pre-flood N and […]