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2
Jul
2020
Arkansas Rice Update 7-2-20
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, Dr. Tommy Butts, & Scott Stiles The 16th Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%207-2-20.pdf. It includes information on conditions, rice herbicide cut-off timings, rice disease update, approved tank-mixtures with Loyant, and rice markets. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the […]

1
Jul
2020
Bollworm Trap Catches – June 26, 2020
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator Bollworm pheromone trap catches by county are reported in the PDF below. “This work is supported by the Crop Protection and Pest Management Program [grant no. 2017-70006-27279/project accession no. 1013890] from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.”

1
Jul
2020
Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wasmishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Blast:  We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on medium grain rice—Jupiter, Titan, CLM04 in Louisiana. If you have not started scouting fields planted with susceptible […]

29
Jun
2020
Arkansas Soybean Market Report for June 22 – 26, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist – Soybeans Old crop soybean price fell over the past weekend and, despite a modest Tuesday recovery, trended lower throughout the week (Figure 1).  The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened on Monday at $8.74, a margin of 5 cents over the previous week […]

29
Jun
2020
Arkansas Corn Market Report for June 22 – 26, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist and Jason Kelley, Professor and Extension Agronomist The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 5 cents over the past weekend and drifted lower through most of the remaining trading days (Figure 1).  Price opened on Monday at $3.38, exactly equal to the statewide average opening price of the […]

29
Jun
2020
Rice Research Verification Program Update – June 26, 2020
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator Heat units have accumulated this week while rainfall has been from 2.4” at Lonoke to .65’ at Lawrence County. Lonoke and Mississippi Counties have reached panicle initiation while Lawrence, Jackson and Woodruff are fast approaching green ring.

26
Jun
2020
Arkansas Rice Update for June 22 – 26, 2020
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, Dr. Tommy Butts, & Scott Stiles The 15th Arkansas Rice Update of 2020 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%206-26-20.pdf. It includes information on conditions, acreage estimates, sheath blight, ALS-inhibiting herbicide injury to soybean, and rice markets. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas […]

26
Jun
2020
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update for June 26, 2020
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All field received rainfall this past week ranging from .45” at both Faulkner and White to 3.4” at Jefferson. Irrigation has begun on a couple of early planted fields. Soil applied herbicides have been working very well from timely rains. Still have one field […]

26
Jun
2020
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Weekly Update – June 26, 2020
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn & GS Verification Coordinator We received from just a little over an inch of rain in Drew County to over 2.5 inches in Ashley and Chicot County. The corn is moving along fairly quickly with the warm temperatures leading to rapid heat unit accumulation.

25
Jun
2020
Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Sheath Blight in Rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist Time is approaching for April planted rice reaching the need to scout for sheath blight. The earliest rice planted on April 17 at RREC in my research plots is now reaching ½ inch IE (internode elongation). The hot weather in the last couple of weeks helped it to […]