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27
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market – November monthly summaries
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The 2019 crop soybeans completed its second month as cash market prices.  The November 1 statewide average of $9.19 was a 6 cent improvement from the last October daily average.  Price showed promise for the first trading week of the month, but a three trading day reporting lapse spanning a weekend saw […]

27
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report – November monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

Cash trading in Arkansas yellow corn began the month of November slightly lower as price lost 5 cents from the last October trading day.  Price quotes on November 1 had the statewide average at $3.93, a 7 cent improvement over the first October trading day.  Price slowly declined throughout the month reaching a low statewide average of […]

27
Nov
2019
2019 County Cotton Variety Testing Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Harvest of the last large-plot county variety test was a long time coming as the 2019 harvest is all but complete in Arkansas.  We strive to release yield information as quickly as possible to allow for unbiased comparisons to assist in the variety selection process for next year.  Seed providers are […]

25
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for November 18-22, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market began with an 8 cent weekend loss.  The market recovered 3 cents on Tuesday, but proceeded to post losses through the remainder of the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday with a statewide average of $9.07, […]

25
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for November 18-22, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market began with a weekend loss of 4 cents compared to the previous Friday closing price.  The market traded within a 5 cent window throughout the week before closing on Friday with price unchanged from the previous […]

18
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Nov. 11-15, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market began on Tuesday as USDA-NASS celebrated Veterans Day holiday on Monday.  The market lost 1 cent over the extended weekend and opened on Tuesday at $3.87, unchanged compared to the prior week opening day.  Market price generally […]

18
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 11-15, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market began on Tuesday as USDA-NASS celebrated Veterans Day holiday on Monday.  The market lost 6 cents over the extended weekend and opened on Tuesday at $9.11, a decline of 14 cents compared to the prior week opening […]

12
Nov
2019
2019 County Cotton Variety Testing Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist As of November 12, approximately 90 percent of the states’ cotton acreage has been harvested. Unfortunately we are not that far along with our variety trials.  We still have 6 locations across the state that have yet to be harvested.  We have 4 locations harvested and ginned with results included in the […]

8
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 4-8, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Another short week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market as USDA-NASS announced no reports for Thursday and Friday of this past trading week.  The market opened the week stronger, up 6 cents from the previous Friday closing price.  A 1 cent further gain on Tuesday was followed […]

8
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Nov. 4-8, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Another short week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market as USDA-NASS announced no reports for Thursday and Friday of this past trading week.  The market lost 6 cents over the weekend and opened on this past Monday at $3.87, 1 cent above the prior week […]