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20
Aug
2018
Cotton Research Verification Program Update for August 17, 2018
Author: Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator

By Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification Program Coordinator There are 12 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Program fields in 2018. All fields within the Cotton Verification Program are looking good. Heat units from cutout in this chart is feedback from COTMAN. Accumulated heat units beyond cutout to August 17th. Many of the fields within the […]

20
Aug
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for August 17, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator In the south, combines have started rolling somewhat in Jefferson and Chicot Counties and rain today has put a stop to that. The Chicot County field was scheduled for harvest Monday but is on hold as of now. The Desha and Clark County fields […]

17
Aug
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 8-17-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Yeshi Wamishe August 17, 2018  No. 2018-25                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I said hey, what’s going on?”  My calendar must be broken, because this doesn’t seem like August to me.  We should be cutting quite a bit of rice and instead we’re getting […]

17
Aug
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 13-17, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market had no extended trend during the past week as price reversed its direction each day.  Trading began with an extended weekend as no report was published on the past Monday. Price rose 19 cents over that long weekend, but promptly lost 8 cents on […]

17
Aug
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 17, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields, with exception of Chicot, got in on rainfall over the past week, ranging from .5” at Miller to 5.28” at Clark. Irrigation has been terminated in Ashley, Lonoke, and Lincoln with Desha 1 & 2, Conway, and Chicot probably terminated next week. […]

16
Aug
2018
Insecticide Termination Rules For Cotton
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

The growing season is winding down and growers are faced with the decision on when they can stop spraying for insect pests without experiencing yield loss. Extensive research has been conducted in the past on terminating insecticide applications in cotton based on crop termination. Cutout is reached in cotton when the number of nodes above […]

16
Aug
2018
Late Season Peanut Irrigation Scheduling and Pod Rots
Author: Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist

By Travis Faske, Extension Plant Pathologist Based on the USDA-FSA there are 26,000 acres of peanut in Arkansas, a 10% reduction from 2017 in which there were 29,000 acres planted in the state.  Some of the reason for this reduction was higher cotton pricing and low peanut pricing.  This reduction was not exclusive to the […]

14
Aug
2018
Bollworm Trap Catches 8-10-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Bollworm pheromone trap catches by county reported below. Ashley Bollworm 8-3 Conway Perry Faulkner Bollworm 8-10 Craighead Bollworm 8-10 Crittenden Bollworm 8-10pdf Drew Bollworm 8-10 Greene Bollworm 8-9 Jefferson Bollworm 8-9 Lawrence Bollworm 8-9 Lee Bollworm 8-10 Poinsett Bollworm 8-10 Randolph Bollworm 8-10 White Bollworm 8-6 Woodruff Bollworm 8-10

14
Aug
2018
Tobacco Budworm Trap Catches 8-10-2018
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist/IPM Coordinator

Tobacco budworm trap catches by county reported below. Ashley Budworm 8-3 Mississippi Budworm 8-10 Poinsett Budworm 8-3

13
Aug
2018
Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Update – August 11, 2018
Author: Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator

By Amanda Free, Cotton Research Verification/Sustainability Program Coordinator There are 12 Cotton Research Verification / Sustainability Program fields in 2018. All fields within the Cotton Verification Program are looking good. Heat units from cutout in this chart is feedback from COTMAN. Accumulated heat units beyond cutout to August 11th. Many of the fields within the Verification […]