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5
Jun
2020
Soybean Growth Stage Guide Available Now
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist – Soybeans Understanding and being able to correctly identify the growth stages of soybean is important for making sound agronomic management decisions. This guide describes the growth stages starting with germination, progressing through the vegetative stages and concluding with the reproductive stages. Learn more in the PDF below.

5
Jun
2020
The Confusing World of Adjuvants
Author: Tommy Butts, Weed Scientist

By: Tommy Butts, Extension Weed Scientist Adjuvants perform numerous roles within a spray application and there are a wide variety of different options available. Some adjuvants work by reducing surface tension of the spray solution resulting in fewer droplets that bounce and shatter (spreaders/stickers; surfactants) and some help improve spray water quality by tying up […]

5
Jun
2020
Rice Research Verification Weekly Update for June 5, 2020
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator Fields receiving pre-flood nitrogen have been in the optimum tillering range. The early pre-flood dates on DD-50 were missed due to no levees and soybean planting. Sporadic rain and increased heat units has barnyard grass in rapid growth. Growers are scrambling with herbicide and fertilizer applications prior to […]

5
Jun
2020
Soybean Research Verification Weekly Update for June 5, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Rainfall was spotty this past week ranging from none at several locations to 1.4” at Clay. Four more fields got planted and one was replanted to bring our total up to 14. Hopefully the remainder will be planted soon. Both Arkansas 2 and Jefferson […]

5
Jun
2020
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Weekly Update for Jun 5, 2020
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator We are beginning to irrigate a few fields that missed recent rains. As seen in Table 1 in the PDF below, planting dates, heat units, and crop stage along with a few notes about field activities are listed for each location. The Irrigation Sensor […]

2
Jun
2020
Virtual Rice Scouting School
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

By Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator Our annual rice pest scout school will be conducted by The University of Arkansas System Division of Ag Cooperative Extension Service via webinar this year. In response to our changing times, we ask that you join us Wednesday, June 3th at 10:00 AM for our virtual rice scouting school. […]

2
Jun
2020
Virtual Cotton Scouting School
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist Our annual cotton scout school will be conducted by The University of Arkansas System Division of Ag Cooperative Extension Service on a computer near you.  In response to our changing times, we ask that you join us Thursday, June 4th at 8:30 AM for our virtual cotton scouting school. Participation […]

2
Jun
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for May 29, 2020 and Monthly Summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Assistant Professor/Extension Agronomist – Soybean The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market posted a major gain over the extended Memorial Day weekend and held it most of week before closing lower on Friday.  Price climbed 12 cents over the long weekend and only suffered a 9 cent […]

2
Jun
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for May 29, 2020 and May Monthly Report
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Extension Agronomist – Wheat and Feed Grains The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market showed some strength in the short past week of trading with a midweek 7 cent gain that was mostly retained through closing trade (Figure 1).  No USDA-AMS market report was filed on […]

1
Jun
2020
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 29, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields got in on the rain this past week ranging from .3” at Desha to 4.9” at Lawrence. A couple more fields got planted while one will have to be replanted due to heavy rain. Residual herbicides are still holding up very well […]