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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 […]

13
Jun
2017
Imposter of target spot popping up in some soybean fields
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist During the end of the 2016 cropping season target spot was seen in several soybean fields in the Mississippi River Delta including several counties in Arkansas.  Because of the widespread concern for target spot, consultants and growers are on the lookout for anything that looks like target spot.  Though […]

12
Jun
2017
Damage reports from dicamba pouring in over the last 2 weeks
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Last season the Arkansas State Plant Board received a total of 32 drift complaints resulting from applications of various formulations of dicamba herbicide made to Xtend crops, mostly cotton.  This year the release and approval of Engenia herbicide (an improved formulation with reduced volatility) was registered in Arkansas and […]

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 […]

09
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators One more field got planted this week which brings the total to 18. There is one more that should be planted next week. As usual in Arkansas rainfall was very inconsistent, but all fields did receive some rain. Rainfall amounts ranged from .4” in […]

05
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 2, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:   Eight out of nine fields have gone to flood except for Pulaski County.     According to the DD-50 the final recommended time to apply pre-flood N is (6/6) on the Pulaski County field.  I just got word that they are trying to get […]

03
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – June 2, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Still have two more fields to plant, but can’t seem to miss any rains.  All fields received good rainfall this past week ranging from .33” in Crittenden to 2.93” in Desha. As usual, both dryland fields received the least rainfall. Initial irrigations for early […]

30
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 26, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:   More rain is threatening this weekend and growers have scrambled to make applications. Three more fields have been sprayed and received N-STaR applications and permanent flood.  Those include Lonoke, Desha, and Clark Counties.  This brings the total to eight out of nine […]