Find It Here
Twitter update
Subscribe

Subscribe to Post Updates from Arkansas Row Crops


 

RSS AgNews
Quick Links
Agricultural Programs
 
 
Latest News
3
Apr
2019
Arkansas corn market report for March 25-29, 2019 and March monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Econonomist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market saw a modest weekend gain before steadily weakening over the past week.  This summary ends with the Thursday trading results since USDA-AMS did not issue a report on Friday.  Price rose 2 cents over the weekend and then gave all of […]

3
Apr
2019
Warm Weather Not All Good News: Continued Mississippi River Flooding Could Lead to Fertilizer Shortages.
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

With current Mississippi River levels above flood stage along all of Arkansas’ eastern border there are increasing concerns that limited barge traffic combined with reduced access to Arkansas ports may tighten fertilizer stocks during periods of high use. Current river depth at Memphis is at 30 ft and falling: however, there is still a significant […]

1
Apr
2019
April 4 Webinar: The Future Rice, Grain, & Cotton Markets and Key Things to Watch
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join in Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar with Jeremy Zwinger and Shawn Hackett. Global commodity market prices are approaching a period of increasing volatility with rice, grains, and cotton seemingly leading the way. This […]

1
Apr
2019
Free corn nematode assays being offered in 2019
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist/Peanut Specialist Yes, that’s right, free corn nematode soil assays. Thanks to the Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Board for sponsoring and the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Lab (ANDL) for processing, farmers and consultants will be able to cash in on fee corn nematode assays for the 2019 cropping season.  Currently, we know that […]

29
Mar
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 3-29-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles The 6th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%203-29-19.pdf It includes information on planting progress, reducing soil fertility rates, seeding rate studies, 2019 rice acres, and rice markets.  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).

26
Mar
2019
Seed Treatments in Early-Planted Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Soil temperatures remain cool, but it’s time to start putting some rice in the ground if fields are ready. Remember that seed treatments can start to run out of gas while the seed sits in the ground. CruiserMaxx Rice and NipsIt INSIDE will provide about 28-35 days of dependable […]

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

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market lost 3 cents over the weekend prior to the past trading week and sank lower on Tuesday before rallying midweek.  Trading ended the week on a down note with the market losing all of its gains for the week and more in the Friday closing […]

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

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market was steady for most of the past week after losing 1 cent over the weekend from the previous Friday closing price.  Price finally got a boost on Thursday and was able to maintain the gain for the closing statewide average on Friday […]

22
Mar
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 3-22-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles The 5th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%203-22-19.pdf It includes information on progress, rice germination rates, seeding rate recommendations, planting date studies, and rice markets.  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).

20
Mar
2019
Titan versus Jupiter for Medium-Grain in 2019
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There has been a fair amount of discussion about medium-grain selection between Titan and Jupiter this spring.  Titan and Jupiter each have their own pros and cons.  Based on head-to-head comparison, the yield potential is virtually identical (Figure 1) when looking at Producer Rice Evaluation Program (PREP) small-plot trials […]