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May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-25-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 25, 2018  No. 2018-13                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress We’re basically planted up, and what’s been planted for at least 5-7 days is emerged.  No more planting and emergence figures!  It’s a good feeling right now as the rice crop looks great overall, and […]

25
May
2018
May 31 Webinar: USDA’s 2018/19 U.S. and Global Forecasts for Grains, Oilseeds, and Cotton
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, May 31 at 3 p.m. CST to hear from Rachel Trego, international economist with USDA Foreign Agriculture Service.  She will present the new 2018/19 forecasts that USDA published for the major grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The presentation will include U.S. production, use, […]

25
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 25, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Coordinator Most of the Corn Research Verification Program Fields received significant rainfall this week.  The Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Field in Cross County at Cherry Valley received a good rain but the one in Arkansas County near Crocketts Bluff received less than a ½ inch. […]

25
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 25, 2018
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Finally received some rainfall for herbicide application, however Greene county received a little too much, 7”. Ashley started flowering this week and some corn earworms have shown up. Arkansas finally got planted this past week.  Refer to linked pdf for field-specific information: 5-25-18 SRVP Weekly Update […]

21
May
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for May 14-18, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist  A 17 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lifted price for the early part of the past trading week before a midweek drop took the market to a lower level. The market opened trading on Monday at a statewide average of $10.07, 8 cents over the […]

21
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 21, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators The Chicot Co. field has an established permanent flood.   Arkansas, Desha and Jefferson counties are scheduled for spraying, fertilizing and applying permanent flood. Due to dry conditions and adequate heat units, rice is being pushed to flood earlier than normal in some cases. Rainfall has […]

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May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

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

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Nick Bateman May 18, 2018  No. 2018-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few inches.  Even the small […]

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May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this past week. Although there was some rain in areas late week, there were no fields that had received any rain at the time of our visits. Hoping that all of our fields received some of the late week […]

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May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  We have started irrigation on two fields based on Irrigation Scheduler.  Mississippi County Corn Verification Field was moved to a new location due to a delay in land leveling.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification […]