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21
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for July 21, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was pretty light this week as most fields received very little while few others got fair amounts. Insect populations have crashed over the past week but noticed large number of bollworm moths in several fields, so expecting to have to spray in the next […]

18
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 18, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: With the substantial increase in heat units the last few weeks the fields are ahead of their DD50 predictions.  The Lincoln Co. row water field was one of the earliest to head causing stink bugs to reach threshold levels triggering an application.  […]

14
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – July 15, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was again scattered this past week with most fields receiving zero while Lee received 1.1”.  No new fields were found to need treatment for bollworms this week, however, Chicot reached treatment level stink bugs and was treated.  Jefferson was the first to reach […]

14
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update – July 11, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  The southern fields are moving fast with several fields approaching the late boot to heading stage. The Lee and Phillips County fields are approaching 1/2” internode elongation.  A welcome rain was recorded with 2.4” in Desha and Phillips Co. and 1.4” in […]

08
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 8, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Rainfall was scattered this past week with some fields receiving very good amounts while Ashley received none.  Bollworms are building in fields, especially those that were later planted and have not lapped the middles. Both Ashley and Drew 2 were treated for bollworms this past week. Stink […]

05
Jul
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 5, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: The southern fields are progressing rapidly with ample heat units accumulating fast.  Disease pressure has been very low with sheath blight at a minimum as of now.  The Jefferson and Lincoln Co. row water fields are scheduled for late boot N applications […]

05
Jul
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for July 1, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Phillips county fields were the only lucky ones to have received any meaningful rainfall over the past week. Irrigation is in full swing in all fields regardless of growth stages and the dryland field Drew 1 is beginning to show significant drought stress. Insects are still at […]

27
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 27, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Seven out of nine southern fields have reached internode elongation. No sheath blight has been detected as of now.  Some rice stink bugs lurking around edges and in the fields waiting on heading.  Brown spot has occurred in the east side of […]

23
Jun
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 24, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Rainfall was pretty sparse over the past week, ranging from zero at most fields to .65” at Drew 2. Stink bugs are at very low levels in those fields setting pods and no bollworms were found during scouting visits. Most fields have now moved into reproductive growth […]

20
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 20, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Several fields have reached internode elongation including Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, and Lincoln Counties.  The Arkansas County field did not require a mid-season nitrogen application according to GreenSeeker.  On the other hand the Desha County field did require a midseason nitrogen application. Both […]