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26
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 26, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 17.  Rainfall was very sporadic with Prairie receiving .15” to 2.5” at Desha and Lincoln, which pushed initial irrigations for several fields, in south Arkansas, further than 10 days out. […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

12
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 12, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Four more fields were planted this past week bringing the total to 12.  All fields planted from here on should have seed inoculant treatment. Lincoln was the first field to turn reproductive, expect a few more next week. Soil applied residual herbicides have been […]

08
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 5, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: More rain continues to be the topic of conversation. Rainfall this past week ranges from 3.8 inches in Lafayette and Clark Counties to 3.2 inches in Lincoln County. Pulaski County received 4.9 inches while Prairie County received 5.9 inches this past week. […]

04
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 4, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Fields in southern Arkansas received very good rainfall but not to the extent that was forecast. Northern Arkansas is a completely different matter, as flooding rains have wreaked havoc. Planting in that part of the state will be severely delayed. Field-specific information:  5-4-17 SRVP […]

01
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – April 28, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Despite the rains and some cool night time temperatures rice emergence and stands look very well. All nine of the RRVP fields are planted. Most and growing off well except for Clark County which was recently planted on 4/21. The stages are […]

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

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coodinators The 2017 SRVP got off to an earlier start as compared to the past few years with 8 fields planted and several more waiting to dry from this week’s rain. Emergence has taken longer and been a little weak from cool weather the last […]

14
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-14-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Jason Norsworthy April 14, 2017  No. 2017-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting has been rocking and rolling as much of the state missed predicted rainfall this week.  We could end up close to 60% planted by the […]

08
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-8-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott April 8, 2017  No. 2017-03                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Through today Arkansas has around 30% of rice acres planted throughout the state.  The warm, windy conditions are drying out many locations that have been unable to make progress until […]

25
Mar
2017
Managing Furrow-Irrigated Rice in Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There have been many questions about furrow-irrigated rice (row rice / upland rice) since last season.  In 2016 there were an estimated 40,000-50,000 acres of furrow-irrigated rice in Arkansas.  Despite a decline in total rice acres for 2017, it is possible that the number of acres grown in a […]