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7
Jan
2016
2015 soybean variety cross reference guide now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The 2015 Cross Reference Guide for Common Soybean Varieties (pdf linked to text, and also available by clicking on the Publications tab of arkansascrops.com), lists varieties that are genetically the same but sold by different companies.  It’s important to note, two varieties that are genetically the same may not perform the same side […]

6
Jan
2016
AV-1011 Granted Rice Registration
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

AV-1011 Bird Repellent for rice seed has been granted a “conditional” registration by the Environmental Protection Agency until January 5, 2018.  A conditional registration under section 3(c)(7) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) allows for the product to be used while the manufacturer, Arkion Life Sciences, completes a final data requirement.  Once […]

4
Jan
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for December 21-25, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market traded lower for the shortened Christmas holiday week.  A 2 cent weekend loss continued with 6 and 3 cent losses for the remaining days of the week.  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide average of $8.97 and eventually fell to a Wednesday […]

23
Dec
2015
2015 Soybean Update now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity. This information listed in the Soybean Update is largely derived from the University of […]

20
Dec
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 14-18, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market trading gained 3 cents over the weekend and started the past week on Monday at a statewide average of $8.81, 9 cents under the previous Monday average.  Price trended lower through the first part of the week to a Wednesday low of $8.71 before […]

14
Dec
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 7-11, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market trading had a rough start to the past week as price fell 24 cents over the weekend to open on Monday at a statewide average of $8.90.  Price trended lower through most of the week to a Friday closing average of $8.78, a loss […]

7
Dec
2015
Arkansas soybean market report for November 30 – December 4, 2015
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full trading week after Thanksgiving saw the Arkansas 2015 soybean crop cash market establish a strong upward trend that persisted throughout the week.  The market had gained 6 cents over the extended Thanksgiving weekend and opened on Monday with an $8.88 daily average price.  Gains of 5 to […]

7
Dec
2015
2016 crop enterprise budgets
Author: Archie Flanders, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Agricultural Economics

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture has issued crop enterprise budgets for the 2016 production year. Budgets are available as a printed manuscript and as interactive files that allow users to change inputs and prices. Budget summaries present side-by-side comparisons for surface irrigated, center pivot irrigated, and non-irrigated crops. […]

4
Dec
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 12-4-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

December 4, 2015     2015-30 Dr. Jarrod Hardke Crop Overview The most recent production estimates have been released by USDA on Nov. 10, and the results are somewhat puzzling.  Not surprising are the estimates of 1,296,000 acres of rice harvested for Arkansas.  But the estimate of 164 bushels per acre, just 4 bu behind […]

2
Dec
2015
2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts & 2016 Grain Sorghum Quick Facts now available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2016 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and the 2016 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 […]