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11
Jan
2019
What Do We Know About Loyant in Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist; Jason Norsworthy, Professor – Weed Scientist; and Tom Barber, Professor – Extension Weed Scientest Loyant is a Group 4 (auxin type) herbicide – basically it affects plant hormones and how the plant grows.  When you are working with an auxin herbicide, environmental conditions before and after application can play a huge role in its performance. Loyant provides excellent control of a wide range of broadleaf weeds and annual […]

11
Jan
2019
Arkansas Corn Market Report for January 7-11, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service resumed daily reporting of grain prices for Arkansas in the past week after government shutdown uncertainty stabilized.  The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market rose 5 cents from the last daily report on January 3 before having a bumpy general decline over the remainder of the past trading week.  The […]

11
Jan
2019
January 17 Webinar: Cotton Market Outlook and Policy Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

Join us Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 3 p.m. CST for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar as we will be hearing from Dr. Don Shurley, cotton economist and professor emeritus of cotton economics in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia.  Cotton prices have come under pressure due to continuing trade […]

7
Jan
2019
Arkansas soybean market yearly summary for 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is providing intermittent daily reports during the current government budget shutdown.  This report summarizes the 2018 annual price reports for both the 2018 crop No. 1 Yellow Soybean Cash Market and the 2019 new crop market prices.  Weekly average prices and movements are illustrated in […]

7
Jan
2019
January 10 Webinar: 2019 Grain Market Outlook
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday, Jan. 10th 1:00 PM CST for the next Food & Agribusiness Webinar “2019 Grain Market Outlook” presented by Bryce Knorr, Senior Grain Market Analyst, Farm Futures, Farm Progress. After a tumultuous year grain markets start 2019 with hopes crucial trade with China could return. Questions remain about […]

7
Jan
2019
Arkansas corn cash market yearly summary for 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service is providing intermittent daily reports during the current government budget shutdown.  This report summarizes the 2018 annual price reports for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn crop.  Weekly average prices and movements are shown in Figure 1. The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn […]

7
Jan
2019
Making Cotton Variety Selections for 2019
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps the most important decision a producer makes.  Once planted, no amount of worry, work, or money can make up […]

2
Jan
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for December 24-28, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market lost 10 cents over the extended Christmas Eve-Christmas Day weekend and remained at that level until recovering its losses on the last day of trading for the week (Figure 1).  The market opened the short week on Wednesday at a statewide average of $8.38 […]

25
Dec
2018
Arkansas corn market report for December 17-21, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 1 cent over the past weekend and never gained strength, even suffering a late week decline.  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.85 and remained within 1 cent of that level until a Thursday 7 cent loss.  […]

25
Dec
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for December 17-21, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market gained the 7 cents over the weekend and built on the gain for one additional day before entering a decline that extended through the end of the past week (Figure 1).  Opening price on Monday was at a statewide average of $8.62 per bushel, […]