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16
Aug
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 8-16-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Nick Bateman, Gus Lorenz, & Ben Thrash The 24th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%208-16-19.pdf It includes information on harvest progress, the use of acephate in rice, harvest aids for use in rice, herbicide and desiccant drift on maturing rice. This information will also be posted to the Extension […]

16
Aug
2019
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – August 16, 2019
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, CGSRVP Coordinator The Monroe and White County Fields are still being irrigated, and we have terminated irrigation on the Mississippi County Field.  All the other fields have been at black layer for almost a week or more.  We are just waiting on harvest for seven of the fields. Like most areas around the state, […]

16
Aug
2019
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 16, 2019
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, SRVP Coordinators All fields got some rainfall the past week, although some were negligible. Lonoke received 7.3” from two events. A couple more fields were treated for corn earworms this week and those that were treated last week, the Heligen is working. Stink bugs seem to have leveled off […]

12
Aug
2019
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update – August 9, 2019
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, CGSRVP Coordinator The Chicot County Corn Verification Field reached black layer (R6) this past Tuesday.  All but the Monroe and White County Corn Verification Fields will be at black layer by the weekend.  I will be working with the county agents next week to get corn stalk nitrate samples from those fields at or […]

12
Aug
2019
Rice Research Verification Program Update – August 9, 2019
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, RRVP Coordinators In the south, fields are maturing fast. The Jefferson County field has reached hard dough with 20% grain moisture on 8/16. Rice stink bugs (RSB) have leveled off and four fields have now been sprayed including Chicot, Jefferson and Arkansas and Monroe. Disease pressure remains at low […]

12
Aug
2019
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – August 9, 2019
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, SRVP Coordinators Rainfall was hard to come by over the past week as the majority of fields received none. Greene county was the highest receiving .85”.  As predicted, corn earworms have become an issue as four fields reached treatment thresholds. Stink bugs are slowly building.  Diseases have yet to cause problems. […]

9
Aug
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 8-9-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Nick Bateman, & Yeshi Wamishe The 23rd Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%208-9-19.pdf It includes information on crop progress, ratoon crop rice, insect update, and disease update . This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas Row Crops blog (http://arkansas-crops.com).

9
Aug
2019
Row Crop Insect Update, August 8.
Author: Ben Thrash, Extension Entomologist

Ben Thrash, Gus Lorenz, Nick Bateman, Glenn Studebaker August 8, 2019 Cotton In south Arkansas this past week there has been a huge flight of bollworm moths and these numbers are not being reflected in our moth traps.  We think this is due to a large amount of pheromone in the air from the moths […]

8
Aug
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for Aug. 5-9, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market had a shortened trading week as USDA-NASS announced that it would not be publishing the Arkansas Daily Grain Report on either Thursday or Friday.  The old crop corn market opened the past week of trading with a loss of 1 cent over the weekend.  Market price […]

8
Aug
2019
Arkansas corn market report for Aug. 5-9, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week ended early for the Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market as USDA-NASS announced on Wednesday that it would not be issuing the Arkansas Daily Grain Report on Thursday or Friday.  Price had risen 12 cents over the prior weekend, fallen 8 cents on Tuesday, and recovered […]