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23
Feb
2018
Control winter weeds prior to planting
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Heavy rainfall this week has left ample opportunity for time to think and make plans for the upcoming planting season.  First to everyone’s mind may be; “what can I spray to control winter weeds and plant immediately?”  This is the question I have been getting a lot lately especially […]

23
Feb
2018
Online certification for Arkansas dicamba, Enlist 2,4-D applicators now available
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

By Mary Hightower, Director of Communications, UofA System Division of Agriculture Fast Facts: Mandatory herbicide application licensure training available online Must achieve 90 percent on 20-question test to pass Link to main training page can be found at uaex.edu or http://bit.ly/ArkApplicator2018 Online training is open for Arkansas farmers seeking the mandatory license for ground applications of any […]

20
Feb
2018
Feb. 27 webinar: Using social media to tell the rice industry’s story
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist  Please join us for the upcoming Food and Agribusiness Series webinar on February 27 at 3 p.m. CST.  Vicky Boyd of One Grower Publishing will detail her adventures of telling the rice industry’s story through social media and will provide tips for meaningful interaction on social platforms. Presenter:  Vicky Boyd, […]

20
Feb
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Feb. 12-16, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Strength returned to the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market with a 31 cent weekend gain followed by solid daily gains that carried price above the $10.00 level.  The market opened trading on Monday at a statewide average of $9.90, 35 cents above the previous Monday opening price.  Subsequent daily […]

13
Feb
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 2-13-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Nick Bateman February 13, 2018  No. 2018-02                www.uaex.edu/rice Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

9
Feb
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Feb. 5-9, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A poor weekend movement in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market was quick to disappear as the week began, but price soon stabilized and remained within a 5 cent span to finish the week.  The market lost 6 cents over the weekend and opened trading on Monday at a […]

6
Feb
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2018 and Jan. monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market gained 6 cents over the past weekend and opened on Monday at $9.79, 4 cents above the previous Monday opening price.  The market posted an additional gain on Tuesday before suffering a steady decline through the remainder of the week.  Trading closed on […]

5
Feb
2018
2017 Soybean Update now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The 2017 Soybean Update is now available for download.  This publication is provided as an aid in variety selection.  Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, […]

5
Feb
2018
Feb. 8 Webinar: How do changing global weather patterns impact commodity market outlook considerations?
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economist The Rice Trader Jeremy Zwinger and Commodities Expert Shawn Hackett provide their unique collective insight into changing global weather patterns and its impact on commodity market outlook considerations Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Time:  10:00 – 11:00 AM CST Title: […]

5
Feb
2018
Webinar recordings: Horizon Ag, Baseline Projects, RiceTec Hybrid Rice Evolution, and Arkansas Rice Breeding now available
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economist Have you missed the past few Food and Agribusiness Series webinars with Dr. Bobby Coats?  Visit his webpage to hear from several experts in the field of rice breeding and research, and economics and marketing including Dr. Tim Walker of Horizon Ag, Dr. James W. Richardson, […]