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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 […]

12
May
2017
Soybean planting after floods and Soybean inoculants
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of nitrogen that was applied to the corn crop hurt […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-12-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 12, 2017  No. 2017-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress As of Monday planting progress was 92% based on USDA-NASS numbers.  There were more acres planted during the dry conditions this week and relatively little rice should be left to plant in the state […]

11
May
2017
Market Outlook with Supply and Demand for Field Crops – May 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The May 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops includes the first price forecasts for 2017 crops. Large ending 2016 market year stocks become beginning stocks for the 2017 market year, and 2017 crop price forecasts reflect abundant supplies that impact prices. Projected increases in […]

8
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. […]

8
May
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for May 1-5, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist An 11 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market carried price to a higher level that was fully maintained through the close of trading on Friday.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $9.43 and moved higher each day through Thursday before leveling off […]

5
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-5-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 5, 2017  No. 2017-07                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress If it wasn’t for bad luck I guess we’d have no luck at all.  Initial estimates of rice lost due to flooding in northern Arkansas now exceed 150,000 acres.  Additional “acres affected” pushes the […]

4
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 […]

3
May
2017
Market price considerations for week of May 1 and the impact of the May 7th French presidential runoff
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas System Market price considerations for week of May 1 The French presidential runoff scheduled for May 7 continues to be one of the main events for the world financial and commodity markets. A win by popular vote leader Marie Le […]

3
May
2017
Rice: Global geopolitical uncertainties weigh heavy on prices
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Bobby Coats, Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas System As “Global Geopolitical Uncertainties” intensify, global exporters, especially rice exporters, find themselves facing a historically, post-World War II, unpredictable global business environment, due to economic, social and political change. After years of embracing the globalization model, businesses are […]