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Arkansas Wheat: Stripe Rust Shows Early – A Concern Yet?

Arkansas Wheat: Stripe Rust Shows Early – A Concern Yet?

👤By Terry Spurlock, Extension Plant Pathologist, Trent Roberts, Extension Soil Fertility/Testing Jason Kelley - Wheat and Feed Grains Extension Agronomist - U. of Ark. 🕔Feb 16, 2017

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

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Arkansas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Picking a Tolerant Variety

Arkansas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids – Picking a Tolerant Variety

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 14, 2017

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

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Arkansas Soybeans: Online Decision Tools Help Farmers Maximize Profits

Arkansas Soybeans: Online Decision Tools Help Farmers Maximize Profits

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 10, 2017

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

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Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award Goes to Dr. Lanny Ashlock

Arkansas Soybean Leadership Award Goes to Dr. Lanny Ashlock

👤From the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board 🕔Feb 10, 2017

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

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Arkansas Pastures: Early Weed Control Pays Off

Arkansas Pastures: Early Weed Control Pays Off

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 3, 2017

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.

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Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Fungicide Resistance an Ongoing Concern

Arkansas Rice, Soybeans: Fungicide Resistance an Ongoing Concern

👤By Yeshi Wamishe and Travis Faske, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 3, 2017

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”

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Arkansas Soybeans: UA and Soybean Promotion Board Continue 4 Decade Partnership

Arkansas Soybeans: UA and Soybean Promotion Board Continue 4 Decade Partnership

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Feb 2, 2017

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.

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Arkansas: 2 Crop Production Conferences, Feb. 9, 10

Arkansas: 2 Crop Production Conferences, Feb. 9, 10

👤From the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board 🕔Feb 1, 2017

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,

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Arkansas: Confusion Over Dicamba Regulations

Arkansas: Confusion Over Dicamba Regulations

👤By Bob Scott, University of Arkansas 🕔Jan 31, 2017

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

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Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, Feb. 15

Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, Feb. 15

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Jan 24, 2017

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

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