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31
May
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 5-31-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Tommy Butts, and Scott Stiles The 14th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%205-31-19.pdf It includes information on progress, late planted rice management, herbicide resistance traits quick reference guide, weather-related issues, crop insurance, and rice market news. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and […]

31
May
2019
Late Planted Rice – Management Considerations
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Rice drills continue to roll up and down eastern Arkansas.  I think most are very aware we’ve been on the slowest planting pace in 25 years to get us here focusing on late May to early June planted rice.  While most have already made their decision, and the weather […]

31
May
2019
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 31, 2019
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins. SRVP Coordinators Not much progress was made this past week, due to rain in the north and wind in the south.  I hate to say it with all the flooding along the river, but we’re in need of a rain in southern Arkansas and the northern parts need it to […]

31
May
2019
Corn and Grain Sorghum Weekly Update – May 31, 2019
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator Clay County and Lawrence County fields received timely rainfall a day or two before initial irrigation was to begin. Prairie County field initial irrigation was started yesterday after not receiving rainfall. Other fields that are not quite as far along will need irrigations soon. […]

28
May
2019
May 30 Webinar: U.S. and Global Rice Outlook
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics, Agricultural Economist Join us at 10 a.m. CST on Thursday, May 30 for the U.S. and Global Rice Outlook webinar with Nathan Childs. This webinar will examine the outlook for the U.S. and global rice markets in 2019/20 based on the May 10 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates […]

28
May
2019
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 24, 2019
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, RRVP Coordinators In the south, Jefferson has gone to flood while Chicot, Arkansas and Lee are scheduled to be sprayed, fertilized and the wells turned on. Desha and Lincoln hopefully will be planted next week. In the north, final herbicide applications before flood-up are underway for several fields.  So far, stand […]

28
May
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for May 20-24, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market started strongly with a weekend price gain of 14 cents, but then stumbled unevenly lower through the short week of trading (Figure 1).  USDA-AMS did not publish a state grain market report on Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday.  The market opened on Monday at […]

28
May
2019
Arkansas corn market report for May 20-24, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past seven day period was a “hump week” for Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market.  A 6 cent weekend gain was followed by a 7 cent improvement on Tuesday and a 1 cent Wednesday gain before the market retreated 6 cents on Thursday to end the week (Figure […]

24
May
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 5-24-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles The 13th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%205-24-19.pdf It includes information on progress, seeding rate by planting date, N management in late planted rice, market facilitation program, and rice markets. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas Row Crops […]

24
May
2019
May 25: Crop Insurance “Final Planting Date” for Rice, Cotton, Peanuts
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

May 25th is the crop insurance “Final Planting Date” for rice, peanuts, and cotton in counties south of I-40. Following the “Final Planting Date” is what is referred to as the “Late Planting Period”. For most crops this is generally a fifteen-day window, but can vary by crop. Contact your crop insurance agent to verify […]