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15
Jan
2018
Arkansas Crop Management Conference Jan. 16-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The 2018 Arkansas Crop Management Conference (ACMC) will be held this week, Jan. 16-18 at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, AR.  Here is the 2018 ACMC Conference Program.  The program contains complete details on the meeting, which begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and concludes at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. […]

8
Jan
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for January 1-5, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened 2018 with a 10 cent gain over the extended New Year’s Day weekend.  The Monday statewide average was $9.46, 3 cents over the post-Christmas Tuesday opening price.  Price trend for the week was higher two days with one steady day in between to a Friday $9.61 statewide […]

5
Jan
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 1-5-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke January 5, 2018  No. 2018-01                www.uaex.edu/rice How Much Rice in 2018? It’s never too early for an acreage prediction, right?  Based on recent questions that’s the case.  So my middle of winter projection for Arkansas rice acres is 1.5 million total. Of that […]

4
Jan
2018
Register now for the Jan. 11 webinar: The Evolution of Hybrid Rice
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economist Topic:  The Evolution of Hybrid Rice Date and Time:  Jan 11, 2018 7:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada) Description:  In this presentation we will chart the evolution of hybrid rice development starting with the fundamental need for more calories in China during the 1970s. We […]

2
Jan
2018
Research Series publications available online: Performance tests, studies, reports
Author: Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station

Research Series publications are annual reports of research-based information such as variety trials, herbicide trials and progress reports on research in an area such as soil fertility, rice, cotton or conservation technology.  Visit https://arkansas-ag-news.uark.edu/research-series.aspx to view the latest publications. All Research Series reports are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF files. You can download the latest version of Adobe […]

2
Jan
2018
Arkansas soybean market reports for Dec. 18-22 and Dec. 25-29 and monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 5 cent weekend decline in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market placed the Monday statewide average at $9.43, 20 cents under the previous Monday opening price. The weekly trend was established as the market proceeded lower throughout the week to close on Friday at a $9.33 statewide average, […]

18
Dec
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 11-15, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lost 8 cents over the past weekend and opened on Monday at a $9.63 statewide average, 18 cents under the previous Monday opening price.  The market proceeded to generally decline throughout the week and closed on Friday at a $9.48 statewide average, a […]

12
Dec
2017
Arkansas soybean market report for Dec. 4-8, 2017
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market gained 7 cents over the past weekend and opened on Monday at a $9.81 statewide average, 9 cents above the previous Monday opening price.  The market moved higher on Tuesday, gaining 9 additional cents, before entering a decline that extended through the remainder […]

11
Dec
2017
County Cotton Variety Trial Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, 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 for […]

6
Dec
2017
2017 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The link to Rice Information Sheet No. 177 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing, 2015-2017 is provided below.  This contains the final results of the Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT), Producer Rice Evaluation Program (PREP) on-farm trials, and DD50 Planting Date studies. 2017 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results This information will also be posted to the Arkansas […]