An estimated 180,000 acres of wheat were planted in Arkansas during the fall of 2016, which was approximately 15,000 acres less than 2015. An extremely dry fall until late November may limited planting for some producers, but a weak grain
The sugarcane aphid has quickly become the most troublesome pest of grain sorghum in Arkansas since its arrival in the state in 2014. Producers have insecticide options for aphid control with Sivanto and Transform, but proper timing of insecticide treatments
Farmers face a daunting mass of decisions each year as they plan for the coming growing season. A collection of online decision assistance tools from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is designed to help soybean farmers develop
The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board recognized Dr. Lanny Ashlock of Conway with the Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award at the 2017 Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Producer Conference in Newport on Friday. Dr. Ashlock, affectionately known as Mr. Soybean to Arkansas
Managing weeds to prevent them from competing with forage for water and nutrients is even more important at the time when about half of Arkansas is in drought.
During the 2011 cropping season strobilurin-resistant isolates of Rhizoctonia solani the causal agent of sheath blight were confirmed in a few rice fields in Louisiana. This is the same pathogen that causes aerial blight of soybean. This was an “alert”
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has signed a new five-year agreement with the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, a partnership that will continue the research and extension work performed by division faculty to enhance the state’s soybean industry.
The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Corn & Grain Sorghum Board will host the 2017 Corn, Grain Sorghum and Soybean Producer Conference on two dates and two locations: Thursday, February 9, at the Dumas Community Center and Friday,
There has been some confusion over the regulations on dicamba that were put in place this year for the state of Arkansas. I want to note, that while University Division Weed Scientists are asked to provide data and input on
Cover crops, soil amendments and the effect of soil sample timing on nutrient concentration are among the topics on the agenda for the 2017 Soil Fertility Clinic, set for Feb. 15 at the Arkansas State University campus in Joneboro. The
Alabama corn champions Henderson Farms in Madison, just below Huntsville, topped the National Corn Growers Association state contest in both the irrigated (305.7 bushels per acre) and the non-irrigated categories