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22
Feb
2015
Mid-South Ag Forum Set for Friday, February 27 at Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Farmers attending the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, February 27, in Memphis, will want to attend the Mid-South Ag Forum, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on the Mezzanine Level of the Cook Convention Center. This special seminar features information on successful technology adoption from research to the farm. Featured speakers are Jason Krutz, Mississippi State University, […]

17
Feb
2015
Spray/applicator clinic at Jonesboro on schedule for tomorrow
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

The sprayer/applicator clinic scheduled for tomorrow at the NEA Exposition Center in Jonesboro will start on schedule with registration at 8:30 AM and program following at 9:00.  For the complete program click on the link below. Pesticide Clinic program

16
Feb
2015
Spray Clinic at Marianna, AR Canceled Tomorrow 2/17/15
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

The sprayer/applicator clinic scheduled for tomorrow 2/17/15 at the Lon Mann Cotton Branch station at Marianna, Ar has been canceled due to the icy conditions.  Sprayer clinics scheduled for Wednesday, 2/18/15 at NEA Exposition Center, Jonesboro, AR; Thursday 2/19/15 at Morrilton and Friday 2/20/15 at the Men’s Club in McGehee, AR are still on schedule […]

14
Jan
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 1-14-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

January 14, 2015                         No. 2015-2 Dr. Jarrod Hardke Final USDA Numbers As mentioned in the last update, the final USDA reports for 2014 were released this week.  For the 2014 season Arkansas accounts for over 50% of the total U.S. rice acreage and total production.  Only digging through numbers back to 2003, this is the […]

09
Jan
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 1-9-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

January 9, 2015                           No. 2015-1 Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles Winter Meeting Season Cold enough for everyone right now?  With the current cold here, winter precipitation is supposed to be on the way.  Makes it difficult to work in the shop, much less do anything in the field. With that in mind – county […]

08
Jan
2015
USDA Reports
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

A number of major USDA reports will be released Monday January 12, 2015. Of particular interest will be the NASS Crop Production Annual which will provide the final U.S. crop production estimates for 2014.   The closely watched monthly World Ag Supply/Demand Estimates will be released as well. Monday, 1/12/2015   Much discussion has been centered […]

08
Dec
2014
2015 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and 2015 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts now available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2015 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and the 2015 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available.  These publications are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service corn and grain sorghum recommendations.  You can find these quick facts under the publication tab of the […]

04
Dec
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 12-4-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update December 4, 2014 New information is available by following the links below: Rice Information Sheet 173 containing the final results of the Arkansas Rice Performance Trials, Producer Rice Evaluation Program, and DD50 Planting Date studies. Preliminary 2014 Rice Harvest Acreage Summary table (will be finalized after release of final FSA acreage report […]

11
Nov
2014
November Supply / Demand Highlights
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

Link to slide set:  Nov 2014 USDA WASDE Summary: The USDA World Ag Outlook Board released its monthly Supply/Demand estimates yesterday, November 10. Corn: This months’ corn estimates contained the only surprises for traders.  Pre-report guesses leaned toward higher corn production.  However, the USDA reduced the national average corn yield by .8 bushels to 173.4 […]

10
Oct
2014
Tips for Increasing Wheat Profitability in 2015
Author: Jason Kelley, Wheat & Feed Grains Extension Agronomist

October is finally here and many producers are finish or making headway on harvesting, soybean, rice, corn, grain sorghum, and cotton. The month of September was dry for most areas of the state, but recent rains over the last week have improved soil moisture conditions and weather forecasts are indicating more rain is on the […]