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24
Jun
2013
Resistant weed fact sheet now available online
Author: Bob Scott, Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

A new fact sheet, “The Spread of HerbicideResistant Weeds: What Should Growers Know?” is now available online for download. To obtain FSA2171, visit: http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/PDF/FSA-2171.pdf.

30
Mar
2012
Ark rice acres could be lowest since ’89
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

JONESBORO, Ark. – Acreage in the nation’s top rice growing state is expected to be at its lowest point since 1989, while corn acres in Arkansas are expected to overtake cotton acres for the first time since 1940, Scott Stiles, extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said Friday. The National […]

9
Jan
2012
U of A’s Barber named extension cotton specialist of the year
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tom Barber, extension cotton agronomist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, was honored as the Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year Award during the 2012 Annual Beltwide Cotton Conferences held this year in Orlando, Fla. The honor is voted upon by extension cotton specialists from across the Cotton Belt. […]

9
Dec
2011
USDA’s Ark. cotton forecast slashed from November
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

JONESBORO, Ark.  – USDA on Friday slashed its forecast cotton yield for Arkansas to 938 pounds per acre, down sharply from its November estimate of 996 pounds per acre. Friday’s figure is well off last year’s yield of 1,045 pounds per acre last year, but the current forecast isn’t a surprise considering the level of […]