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Arkansas Cotton: Latest Possible Cutout Date and Termination Guidelines

Arkansas Cotton: Latest Possible Cutout Date and Termination Guidelines

👤By Amanda Free and Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Identifying the last effective boll population is essential for making end-of-season management decisions. Cutout is reached when nodes above white flower (NAWF) counts drop below five or when the probability of accumulating sufficient heat units to mature a flower remain

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Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Getting Ready for Corn, Rice Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Getting Ready for Corn, Rice Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County  “Sprayed for fall armyworms in pastures and some hay fields. Melon harvest continued on later plantings. Some

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Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

Arkansas: Whole Farm Analysis with Crop Enterprise Budgets – August 2017

👤By Archie Flanders, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Whole farm budget analysis is an extended application of crop enterprise budget methodology. Crop enterprise budgets with per acre costs and returns are expanded to a whole farm analysis by applying county-level aggregate yield data to represent a case study

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Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today (8/11).  Most do not need a reminder but the

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Arkansas Rice: Ratoon Cropping – Tips For People Who Want To Roll The Dice

Arkansas Rice: Ratoon Cropping – Tips For People Who Want To Roll The Dice

👤From the Arkansas Rice Update 🕔Aug 13, 2017

A viable ratoon crop in Arkansas is generally rare. However, given the early planting this year, some are interested in attempting to produce a ratoon crop of rice. Ratoon production is rarely pursued in research here because the environmental conditions

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Arkansas Rice: How Wet Is It?

Arkansas Rice: How Wet Is It?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 13, 2017

While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today. Most do not need a reminder but the current forecast looks reminiscent of what happened in 2016 (Table 1). Far southeast Arkansas in

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Redbanded Stink Bug Concerns – ArkLaMiss Forum Set For August 17

Redbanded Stink Bug Concerns – ArkLaMiss Forum Set For August 17

👤By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist, Mississippi State University 🕔Aug 13, 2017

Due to the potential severity of this pest, and the large number of acres being treated and lined up to be treated, we are hosting an ArkLaMiss Emergency Forum on Redbanded stink bug, Thursday, August 17, at the Capps Center in

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Dicamba Drift Issues: Arkansas Sets Second Field Day

Dicamba Drift Issues: Arkansas Sets Second Field Day

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 13, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will host a second field day with a focus on dicamba herbicide. It will be held at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser on August 15. The field day begins

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Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain

Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 11, 2017

After a tumultuous spring, in which rains and flooding upended more than 10 percent of total rice acreage throughout Arkansas, swallowing sunk input costs and costing the state an estimated $175 million in crop losses, the nation’s No. 1 rice

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Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas

Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Aug 11, 2017

More than two dozen Colombian farmers from Fedearroz, the Federation of Colombian Rice Farmers, traveled to Louisiana and Arkansas this week to learn about U.S. rice production.   The group got lessons on export logistics, freight forwarding, and barge loading

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