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18
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Nov. 11-15, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market began on Tuesday as USDA-NASS celebrated Veterans Day holiday on Monday.  The market lost 1 cent over the extended weekend and opened on Tuesday at $3.87, unchanged compared to the prior week opening day.  Market price generally […]

18
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 11-15, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market began on Tuesday as USDA-NASS celebrated Veterans Day holiday on Monday.  The market lost 6 cents over the extended weekend and opened on Tuesday at $9.11, a decline of 14 cents compared to the prior week opening […]

12
Nov
2019
2019 County Cotton Variety Testing Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Extension Cotton Agronomist As of November 12, approximately 90 percent of the states’ cotton acreage has been harvested. Unfortunately we are not that far along with our variety trials.  We still have 6 locations across the state that have yet to be harvested.  We have 4 locations harvested and ginned with results included in the […]

8
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Nov. 4-8, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Another short week of reporting for the Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market as USDA-NASS announced no reports for Thursday and Friday of this past trading week.  The market opened the week stronger, up 6 cents from the previous Friday closing price.  A 1 cent further gain on Tuesday was followed […]

8
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Nov. 4-8, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Another short week of reporting for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market as USDA-NASS announced no reports for Thursday and Friday of this past trading week.  The market lost 6 cents over the weekend and opened on this past Monday at $3.87, 1 cent above the prior week […]

1
Nov
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2019 and October monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Reporting resumed at USDA-NASS this past week after having no reports for the week of October 21-25.  The Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the week at $9.14, 2 cents above the last daily report on October 18.  Price weakened until midweek, but then turned higher and finished with overall […]

1
Nov
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2019 and October monthly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist Reporting resumed at USDA-NASS this past week after having no reports for the week of October 21-25. The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market had lost 5 cents from its last reporting day of October 18 and opened on this past Monday at $3.86.  The market gained until midweek and […]

31
Oct
2019
2018 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Payment Rates Announced for Rice and Cotton
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

The Agricultural Act of 2014 provides payments for covered commodities enrolled in Price Loss Coverage (PLC) when the marketing year average price is below the reference price.   The table below provides the 2018/19 marketing year average prices and PLC payment rates for long and medium grain rice and seed cotton. For comparison, previous year PLC […]

24
Oct
2019
Preliminary 2019 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Preliminary yield results are now available for the 2019 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing Program by following the link below: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/2019%20Arkansas%20Rice%20Cultivar%20Testing%20Preliminary%20Yield%20Reports.pdf Final publication of all data, including milling yields, will occur around the first of December. This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas […]

21
Oct
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Oct. 14-18, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 New Crop Soybean Cash Market had a short report for the second straight week as USDA-AMS observed the Columbus Day holiday on Monday.  The extended weekend saw 2019 soybeans gain 17 cents and the market recovered from a Wednesday price correction to end the week posting solid gains […]