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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 […]

20
Jun
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 17, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Majority of fields again received rainfall this past week, ranging from zero at Lee and Phillips 1 to 5.6” at Chicot. Excellent growth has been observed over past two weeks in all fields.  Several fields have reached R3, with several more that should be there next week, […]

16
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for June 13, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: With hot weather and heat units hopefully here to stay the rice is progressing fast.  Arkansas and Lincoln Counties are at green ring to joint movement stage. Ashley County has had the levees put in and is now being flooded.  Phillips County […]

10
Jun
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 10, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator The last field (Monroe 2) was planted this past week which brings the total up to 15. All fields again received a good general rain late last week or over the past weekend ranging from .2” at Monroe 1 to 2.1” at Phillips 2. Growing conditions over […]

03
Jun
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 3, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Finally, rainfall is the story of the week with all fields receiving good amounts, ranging from 1.25” at Jefferson to 3.4” at Lee.  Those fields that have started flowering are growing rapidly and should canopy soon. Please refer to information in table for field specifics. Soybean Research […]

02
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 30, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: With warmer nighttime and daytime temperatures the rice crop is responding well in growth and color.  Seven out of nine fields have received their N-STaR pre-flood nitrogen applications and are flooded or being flooded.  The two fields in the south which have […]

26
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for May 27, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator One of the fields in Monroe County got planted this past week which brings the total to 14 out of 15 fields planted. Again, rainfall was very spotty ranging from zero at most fields to 1.2” at Phillips 1. Irrigation was initiated on fields Jefferson, Lincoln, and […]

25
May
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for May 23, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Coordinators South Arkansas: Cool temperatures and slow growth has been the topic of discussion this past couple of weeks.  Five of the nine South Arkansas fields have gone to flood.  Phillips County was the last field planted and received .9” of rain for germination.  Lee County […]

20
May
2016
Soybean Research Verification Program update for May 20, 2016
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinator Been a cold week, for this time of year, and wore a jacket walking fields during the morning. Lonoke County got planted last week which brings the total to 13 out of 15 now planted. Rain was pretty sparse over the past week ranging from zero at […]