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Sep
2020
Rice Research Verification Update for August 28, 2020
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator Several fields are at the 60% hard dough stage and were draining when hurricane Laura came through. Lonoke and Mississippi Counties are mature with 100% straw colored kernels and should be harvested when weather permits.

31
Aug
2020
2020 Arkansas Rice Weed Management Survey
Author: Tommy Butts, Weed Scientist

By: Tommy Butts, Tom Barber, and Jason Norsworthy University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture weed scientists would like your help in gathering weed management information and understanding your current weed management concerns in rice. Harvest is an excellent time to assess weed control escapes and reevaluate management strategies. We would appreciate you taking the […]

31
Aug
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for August 24-28, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Trading in the Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market ended early this week as USDA-AMS did not publish a Friday report.  The trend for the week was established with a 6 cent weekend price increase and the market added solid gains each subsequent trading day (Figure 1).  Price opened on Monday […]

31
Aug
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for August 24-28, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2019 crop soybean market retreated slightly over the weekend, but then proceeded upward in a stepwise manner through the remainder of the short trading week (Figure 1).  Price quotes ended on Thursday as USDA-AMS did not publish a Friday report this week.  The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened on […]

31
Aug
2020
Bollworm trap catches – Aug. 24-28, 2020
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist Bollworm pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the PDF below. For specific trap locations contact your local County Extension Agent. “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.”

28
Aug
2020
Arkansas Rice Update 8-28-20
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Nick Bateman, & Scott Stiles The 23rd Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%208-28-20.pdf. It includes information on progress, preliminary yield data, rice stink bugs, and rice market updates. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas Row Crops blog (http://arkansas-crops.com).

28
Aug
2020
Soybean Research Verification Update for August 28, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was very spotty over the past week ranging from none at most locations to 1” at Lee. However, we expect very big rainfall amounts from Hurricane Laura Thursday to Friday. We also expect several fields to lodge from the hurricane.

26
Aug
2020
Corn Field Day Goes Live Online September 3, 2020
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

by U of A System Division of Agriculture Scientists with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will present the latest in Arkansas corn research during an online field day Sept. 3. The online field day is free, but registration is required to connect. Register for the Corn Field Day Online now! The full […]

24
Aug
2020
Bollworm Trap Catches for August 17 – 21, 2020
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator Bollworm pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the PDF below. For specific trap locations contact your local County Extension Agent. “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.”

24
Aug
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for August 17 – 21, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Professor and Extension Agronomist – Soybeans Old crop soybean price showed great promise with a strong weekend gain, but the market could only hold that gain to midweek before suffering a sharp decline that persisted to the closing day of trade (Figure 1).  Old crop beans rose […]