Find It Here
Twitter update
Subscribe

Subscribe to Post Updates from Arkansas Row Crops


 

RSS AgNews
Quick Links
Agricultural Programs
 
 
Latest News
12
Jun
2020
Cotton Research Verification Report for June 12, 2020
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist and Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) recently updated our 2019 crop summary. Our final lint yield of 1,185 pounds per harvested acre for the state of Arkansas is a new record surpassing the previous high of 1,177 pounds set in 2017. Arkansas […]

12
Jun
2020
Rice Research Verification Report for June 12, 2020
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator Rainfall ranged from 3.15” in Lee County to .25” in Lonoke County. Lawrence, Lonoke and Woodruff have a permanent flood while Monroe, Mississippi and Lee are waiting to dry to apply nitrogen. Drew and Jefferson were not able to be sprayed on time due to the wind. Jackson […]

12
Jun
2020
Arkansas Rice Update 6-12-20
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Nick Bateman, Gus Lorenz, Ben Thrash, Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles The 13th Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%206-12-20.pdf. It includes information on conditions, delayed phytotoxicity syndrome, rice water weevils, potassium deficiency, and rice markets. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the […]

12
Jun
2020
Soybean Research Verification Report for June 12, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Arkansas County took the brunt of the rain from Cristobal as they received 5.3” and 4.65” respectively, however all other fields received very good rainfall with the exception of Lafayette. We had a few more fields planted and now only have 4 remaining un-planted. […]

12
Jun
2020
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Report for June 12, 2020
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Verification Coordinator We received at least 2 inches or more of rainfall across most of our CGSRVP Fields from this past weekend and mid-week. The Chicot County Field on Grand Lake just south of Eudora had some significant green snap. We are getting it flown with a drone […]

12
Jun
2020
Management for Rice Water Weevils
Author: Nick Bateman, Extension Entomologist

By Nick Bateman, Gus Lorenz, and Ben Thrash, Extension Entomologists We have received multiple phone calls over the past week about rice water weevils and based on our observations, it is trending towards a bad rice water weevil year. This should come as no surprise with the mild winter we had this year.  Many fields […]

10
Jun
2020
Virtual Soybean Scouting School – Thursday, June 11
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator Our annual soybean pest scout school will be conducted by The University of Arkansas System Division of Ag Cooperative Extension Service via Zoom webinar this year.  In response to our changing times, we ask that you join us Thursday, June 11th at 8:30 to 11:30 AM for our virtual soybean […]

8
Jun
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for June 1 – 5, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist – Wheat and Feed Grains The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market suffered a sharp downturn in price to open June trading before resuming its May trend of modest gains (Figure 1).  Price fell 8 cents over the weekend and opened on Monday at […]

8
Jun
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for June 1 – 5, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist – Soybeans The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market recovered from a weekend loss to post major gains throughout the past week (Figure 1).  Price fell 4 cents over the weekend, but rose 14 cents on Tuesday and had gains through Friday.  The market […]

5
Jun
2020
Arkansas Rice Update 6-5-20
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles The 12th Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%206-5-20.pdf It includes information on conditions, nitrogen rate recommendations, nitrogen management plans, 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).