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7
Sep
2018
Arkansas Corn Cash Market Report for September 7, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Welcome to the second posting of the ARKANSAS CORN CASH MARKET REPORT. This report is a weekly post summarizing cash market pricing quotes from selected markets as reported to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas. The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market gained 7 cents over the extended Labor […]

7
Sep
2018
Arkansas Corn Cash Market Report for August 31, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Welcome to the first post of the ARKANSAS CORN CASH MARKET REPORT. This report will be a weekly post summarizing cash market pricing quotes from selected markets as reported to National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas. The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market moved lower over the weekend and […]

7
Sep
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – Sept. 7, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators In the south, four fields have been harvested ahead of Tropical Depression Gordon.  Rainfall as of 9/7 has been from 3” in the Pine Bluff area to 0.5” in the Lake Village area.  Three hybrid fields, Chicot, Lonoke, and Clark were over 200 bu/acre. […]

7
Sep
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – Sept. 7, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators The growing season is quickly wrapping up for 2018 SRVP as only three fields have not reached irrigation termination and insect safe maturity levels. Rains this week however should get them very close to being finished.  Weather pattern could cause some quality issues in […]

7
Sep
2018
Tobacco Budworm Trap Catches 8-31-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Tobacco budworm trap catches by county are shown in the links below. Clay Budworm 8-31 Jackson Budworm 8-31 Poinsett Budworm 8-31 “This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27279/project accession no. 1013890] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.”

7
Sep
2018
Bollworm Trap Catches 8-31-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Bollworm trap catches by county are shown in the links below. Clay Bollworm 8-31 Crittenden Bollworm 8-31 Greene Bollworm 8-31 Jackson Bollworm 8-31 Lawrence Bollworm 8-31 Mississippi Bollworm 8-31 Poinsett Bollworm 8-31 White Bollworm 8-27 “This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27279/project accession no. 1013890] from the […]

6
Sep
2018
Harvest Aids on Hybrid Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Hybrid rice cultivars currently make up 40-50% of Arkansas rice acreage on an annual basis.  Harvest aids, specifically sodium chlorate, are applied to an estimated 40% of total rice acres.  Previous work on sodium chlorate in rice in Arkansas focused primarily on long-grain varieties.  To date no work has […]

5
Sep
2018
Cotton Harvest Aid Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

Bill Robertson, Ph.D., Extension Cotton Agronomist We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop.  Our plant activity is relatively high at this time in many of our fields which should be an indicator that we might need to continue to adjust our nitrogen rates.  Most producers have started their harvest aid applications […]

5
Sep
2018
Cotton Research Verification and Sustainability Program Update – September 4, 2018
Author: Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator

By Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification and Sustainability Program Coordinator There are 12 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Program fields in 2018. Heat units from cutout in this chart is feedback from COTMAN. Accumulated heat units beyond cutout to September 4th. Several of the Verification fields will be having the first defoliation application within the […]

4
Sep
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for August 27-31, 2018 and monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lost 6 cents over the weekend prior to the past trading week and another 15 cents on Tuesday before stabilizing and recovering part of its losses to end the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on the past Monday at a statewide average […]