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Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control

👤By Bob Scott, University of Arkansas Extension Weed Scientist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

A potential new weed in Arkansas rice has surfaced in Poinsett County. Stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis, is common throughout the lower 48 states but generally not known as a major agricultural weed in Arkansas. However for at least one farmer in

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Arkansas Corn: When to Stop Irrigating – Look for These Indicators

Arkansas Corn: When to Stop Irrigating – Look for These Indicators

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas Extension Wheat and Feed Grains Agronomist 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Many early planted corn fields are nearing or are at irrigation termination in South Arkansas. The goal of irrigation termination timing is to have adequate soil moisture to reach the R6 stage (black layer) without irrigating more than needed. This

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Arkansas Field Reports: Crops Progressing Well, Rice Fungicides Sprayed

Arkansas Field Reports: Crops Progressing Well, Rice Fungicides Sprayed

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Glenda Sutherlin, Union County “Armyworms continued to be a problem for hay producers. Pop up rain showers continued to keep things green.

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Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders

Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Rice Specialists 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Crop Progress Some like it hot – for those that do, your time has arrived.  Consistent temperatures in the 90s and bright conditions have the crop looking better every day.  We now have over 25% of the rice in the

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Arkansas: Wheat Production Looking Stronger in 2017

Arkansas: Wheat Production Looking Stronger in 2017

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 14, 2017

Arkansas wheat production is experiencing a slight uptick from its long-term low, according to a July 12 crop production report from the U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The forecast for state’s 2017 winter wheat production jumped

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Arkansas Soybeans: Find Those Hidden Enemies – Free Nematode Sampling Offer

Arkansas Soybeans: Find Those Hidden Enemies – Free Nematode Sampling Offer

👤By Terry Kirkpatrick, University of Arkansas Plant Pathologist 🕔Jul 12, 2017

The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, in partnership with the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Laboratory, is offering a “no cost” opportunity for county agents, consultants, and growers to survey their Arkansas soybean fields this summer and fall for nematodes. The Arkansas Nematode

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work; Armyworm Pressure on the Rise

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work; Armyworm Pressure on the Rise

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Glenda Sutherlin, Union County “It was a good week in Union County. Producers continued to have a great hay production year. The

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Arkansas Rice: RiceTec Field Day, Harrisburg, Aug. 2

Arkansas Rice: RiceTec Field Day, Harrisburg, Aug. 2

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Farmers and media are invited to a day of fresh insights and first-hand field experiences during RiceTec’s Arkansas Field Day. The event will be held at the RiceTec Arkansas Business Center, 15329 Hwy 1, Harrisburg, Arkansas 72432, Wednesday, August 2.

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Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Agricultural uses of water will be a central topic of discussion at this year’s Arkansas Water Resources Center conference. The theme for year’s conference, scheduled for July 25-26 in Fayetteville, is “Protecting Water Supplies for People and the Environment.” Water

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Arkansas Rice: Points Of Concern – Diseases, Stink Bugs

Arkansas Rice: Points Of Concern – Diseases, Stink Bugs

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 7, 2017

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.” B.J. Thomas must have been talking about 2017 in that big hit. It just keeps falling. The rain, itself, is certainly no problem and helping to keep pumping to a minimum. That’s one of

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