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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Rice planting was rapidly finishing. Soybean planting was rapidly taking place. Corn was being prepared for irrigation. Buffalo

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Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related to flooding that will

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas 🕔May 17, 2017

This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas. As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted. At

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Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔May 16, 2017

On May 2, flooding from heavy rains inundated farm fields, homes and businesses in Arkansas. The storms caught both livestock and row-crop farmers at a critical time, according to Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau. “We have livestock

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Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔May 16, 2017

As floodwater from late April’s inundation spread southward through Arkansas, its destructive reach expanded to 977,800 acres of farmland and the dollar value of its damage has grown so far to about $175 million, according to an updated estimate released

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Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Farmers continue to recover from heavy rainfall and major flooding. Rice planting continued, and soybean planting began at

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Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

Arkansas Weeds: After the Flood, Read Labels Before Reapplying Herbicides

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔May 15, 2017

Flooded farm fields present challenges for effective weed control, said Bob Scott, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. “Most herbicides do not like being under a flood,” Scott said. “Chemical processes associated with hydrolysis

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Arkansas Soybeans: Planting After Floods and Soybean Inoculants

Arkansas Soybeans: Planting After Floods and Soybean Inoculants

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas 🕔May 12, 2017

I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of

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