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14
Aug
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for August 11, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields got in on rainfall this past week ranging from .15” at Pulaski and Lonoke to 3.16” at Crawford. Phillips and Cross were treated for insects this past week. Diseases continue to remain a low levels with no fields treated. Temperatures over the […]

14
Aug
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for August 7-11, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 14 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market was held through most of the week before a sharp decline on Thursday in response to the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report sharply lower market price.  The market stabilized to end the week.  Trading […]

11
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-11-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles August 11, 2017  No. 2017-21                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today.  Most do […]

10
Aug
2017
Whole farm analysis with crop enterprise budgets – August 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist Whole farm budget analysis is an extended application of crop enterprise budget methodology. Crop enterprise budgets with per acre costs and returns are expanded to a whole farm analysis by applying county-level aggregate yield data to represent a case study farm. Results for the case study farm with 2,800 acres […]

9
Aug
2017
Late-season rain exacerbates pathogens and saprophytes on rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist According to Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist, over 70% of Arkansas rice is headed, most in the southern Arkansas. Of these fields, most are ready for harvest or close to it. However, the rain has moved in and it appears will continue for several days. False smut: With […]

8
Aug
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for August 4, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  Two fields were sprayed for stink bugs this past week.  Clark County reached threshold levels and was sprayed for the first time.  Prairie County reached a 2x threshold and has now been sprayed for the second time.  Prairie, Lincoln and Lafayette Counties […]

8
Aug
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for July 31-August 4 and July monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week saw the Arkansas 2016 Soybean Cash Market fall 6 cents over the weekend and another 35 cents on Tuesday before entering into a midweek fluctuation of more than 10 cents each day.  The market finally stabilized to end the week.  Trading opened on Monday at a statewide […]

4
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-4-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz August 4, 2017  No. 2017-20                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very good. Some […]

4
Aug
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for August 4, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall ranged from zero at several locations to 1.9” at Cross. Cross also was the only field this past week that was treated for insects. Diseases, so far, have not been an issue in program fields. Arkansas and Ashley were added to the irrigation […]

1
Aug
2017
Rice webinar recordings now available
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, University of Arkansas In case you missed the most recent webinar on July 27, the recordings of the two segments are now available to view on YouTube. Segment 1 recording:  https://youtu.be/A0wtzvmY0OM Topic: U.S. Rice Supplies Expected to Tighten in 2017/18; U.S. Prices Projected Higher (45 minutes) Presenter: Dr. Nathan Childs, Agricultural […]