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21
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 21, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators The Chicot Co. field has an established permanent flood.   Arkansas, Desha and Jefferson counties are scheduled for spraying, fertilizing and applying permanent flood. Due to dry conditions and adequate heat units, rice is being pushed to flood earlier than normal in some cases. Rainfall has […]

18
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this past week. Although there was some rain in areas late week, there were no fields that had received any rain at the time of our visits. Hoping that all of our fields received some of the late week […]

18
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  We have started irrigation on two fields based on Irrigation Scheduler.  Mississippi County Corn Verification Field was moved to a new location due to a delay in land leveling.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification […]

11
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 11, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  All could use a rain.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Fields have emerged and Arkansas County received enough rainfall for pre-emerge herbicide to be activated. River Valley Update– Kevin VanPelt (Conway County) […]

11
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 11, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Very busy week as 7 more fields were planted. Not much rainfall across the state the past week which has helped in getting several fields planted but is hurting pre-emergence herbicide activity.  A good general 1” rain is much needed. Refer to link below […]

10
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 7, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators Sixteen counties have fields enrolled in the 2018 RRVP program.  All fields have been planted except Lincoln and Woodruff counties.  Residual herbicide control has been good where rainfall has been continual.  Growth was slow in April due to cool temperatures.  Growth progress ranges from […]

04
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 4, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Very slow start for SRVP in 2018 as compared to previous years. Emergence of earlier planted fields as been very slow and uneven due to cold weather. In addition, growth has been slowed because of the temps.  However, last week we had four fields […]

27
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – April 27, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, CGSRVP Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well with the warmer temperatures over the past week. Mississippi County Field has not been planted and will hopefully get the grain sorghum planted in Cross County this coming week. River Valley Update– Kevin VanPelt (Conway County)  The rains were beneficial for fields planted in […]

23
Apr
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Update – April 20, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator We will have planting dates scattered from March 20thin Desha County to this coming Saturday April 21stif we get enough drying before more rain this weekend. Prairie County Corn Verification Field has survived the freeze pretty well and was greening up with warmer weather this […]

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