Arkansas just received a Section 24(c) Special Local Need label for aerial application of Capreno and Halex GT herbicides in corn. This will hopefully help those producers who have been unable to get into the field with ground rigs due to frequent rainfall. Keep in mind the corn growth restrictions. Any tank mixtures with
Continue reading Corn weed control: Capreno and Halex GT receive aerial labels
Stripe rust is still increasing on susceptible varieties at locations where it blew in during the spring. The most susceptible varieties are Arcadia, Progeny 117, Progeny 185, and USG 3993. Except for a few fields, stripe rust does not appear to be having a significant impact on yield because of adult-plant resistance and one
Continue reading Wheat disease update – May 3, 2013
There have been numerous reports of wheat stripe rust from eastern Arkansas, and the levels are much higher that at this time last year. Varieties most frequently reported to have stripe rust include Ricochet and Beretta that account for a significant portion of the wheat acres. In past years, these varieties were susceptible early
Continue reading Wheat Stripe rust update, April 11, 2013
Judging by the number of calls I have received this morning, it looks like we will be re-planting a good bit of the March planted corn. I realize that the calendar date has everyone concerned, but there is no need to panic, we haven’t missed a crop yet, and bad decisions now will lead
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It sure seems that the weather pattern is stuck in winter instead of spring over the last couple weeks. Much of the corn that has been planted in Southeast and Southwest Arkansas has not emerged, even though some has been planted 3+weeks. The cold weather this week will also slow emergence and growth even
Continue reading Cold Start for 2013 Corn Crop
A new Cotton Quick Facts Sheet is now available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture’s Cotton Program. Subjects on the quick facts sheet include: new cotton varieties, fertility recommendations as well as insect thresholds, termination intervals and many more subjects. The purpose of the fact sheet is to give producers, consultants and
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The annual publication of Arkansas Soybean Quick Facts is now available for download (pdf) from the Arkansas Row Crops Publications page. Soybean Quick Facts contains information on growth and development, seeding, seed treatments, weed, insect and disease control, irrigation, fertility and harvest.
You may view and save 2013 Arkansas Soybean Quick Facts here.
The 2012 Cotton Research Verification Program Annual Report is now available on the University of Arkansas Extension website. It can be viewed by clicking on the publications tab and searching for the title listed above. In 2012 there were seven fields entered into the Cotton Research Verification Program (CRVP). Locations included the following
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The 2012 On-Farm Cotton Variety Performance Summary is now available on the University of Arkansas Extension website. It can be found by going to the publications link and searching the above title. Each year the University Of Arkansas Division Of Agriculture conducts several replicated on-farm demonstration trials to evaluate performance of a number of
Continue reading 2012 On-Farm Cotton Variety Performance Summary Released
The “projected price” discovery period for spring planted crops runs from January 15 to February 14, 2013.
An average of daily settlement prices from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) are used to derive the “projected price” for the various crop insurance products.
The final average price for the discovery period
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