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26
Jan
2017
2017 Rice Farming for Profit
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Attached is the publication 2017 Rice Farming for Profit.  It contains the most requested production recommendations for rice in a single, easily referenceable PDF.  This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://www.uaex.edu). 2017 Rice Farming for Profit   Let us know if we can help.

23
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for January 16-20, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Martin Luther King holiday provided the second extended weekend in 2017 and resulted in a 23 cent increase that placed the Tuesday opening day statewide average at $10.61.  The gain was mostly retained throughout the week although some weakening was seen as the week progressed.  The Friday statewide average […]

20
Jan
2017
Error concerning three varieties in 2016 Soybean Update
Author: Terry Kirkpatrick, Professor - Plant Pathology

By Terry Kirkpatrick, Extension Plant Pathologist *SOYBEAN UPDATE ERRATA* I want to alert you to an inaccuracy in the 2016 Soybean Update root-knot nematode ratings.  The cultivars REV 45A46, REV 48A26, and REV 48A76 are incorrectly listed as resistant.   All three cultivars are, in fact, susceptible to root knot nematodes.  We apologize for any confusion […]

19
Jan
2017
January supply and demand for field crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The January 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

19
Jan
2017
2017 Soil Fertility Clinic slated for February 15 in Jonesboro
Author: Leo Espinoza, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Scientist

By Leo Espinoza, Extension Soil Scientist The Arkansas Plant Food Association in collaboration with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Arkansas State University would like to invite you to attend the 2017 Soil Fertility Clinic to be held at the Cooper Alumni Center on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro on […]

13
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for January 9-13, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist An 11 cent weekend gain to start the second week of 2017 trading put the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market at a statewide average of $9.97 on Monday.  Price climbed higher on most trading days, boosted especially by the USDA Crop Report on Thursday.  The Friday statewide average of $10.38 […]

11
Jan
2017
2017 Recommended Rice Cultivars for Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Based on multiple years of advanced yield testing, below are the recommended rice cultivars for planting in 2017.  Just because a cultivar is not listed does not mean it cannot be grown successfully, but testing indicates the cultivars listed to be the highest and most consistent performers in grain yield and milling yield across a […]

10
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Jan. 2-6, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first week of 2017 trading in the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market began on Tuesday due to the New Year’s Day holiday.  The market opened at a statewide average of $9.76, a 21 cent decline from the prior week’s closing price.  Gains on Wednesday and Thursday were partially given […]

4
Jan
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for December 26-30, 2016, plus month-end and yearly summaries
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The oddity of having Christmas and New Year’s Day on Sunday provided extended market breaks at both the beginning and end of this past trading week.  2016 New Crop Soybean Cash Market price rose 23 cents between the December 22 close for Christmas and the market reopening on this past […]

22
Dec
2016
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 19 – 23, 2016
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A week of decline characterized the 2016 Crop Soybean Cash Market as price lost 16 cents over the weekend and continued generally lower throughout the shortened trading week.  The market opened on the past Monday at a statewide average of $10.12.  Price fell 16 cents on Tuesday, gained back 2 […]