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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

👤By Travis Faske and Michael Emerson, University of Arkansas Extension Plant Pathologists 🕔Nov 22, 2017

The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas and can cause significant (>50%) yield loss when the

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Arkansas Field Reports: Tail End of Harvest Wrapping Up

Arkansas Field Reports: Tail End of Harvest Wrapping Up

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ray Benson, Mississippi County “It appears that almost all remaining cotton, soybean, and peanuts will be harvested by the end of next

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Arkansas Rice Farmer Named 2017 U.S. Sustainable Farmer of the Year

Arkansas Rice Farmer Named 2017 U.S. Sustainable Farmer of the Year

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture last night announced the recipients of its inaugural 2017 Sustainability Leadership Awards and Arkansas rice farmer Jennifer James was named 2017 Farmer of the Year. James, a fourth-generation rice farmer from Newport,

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Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Enters Final Leg

Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Enters Final Leg

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Ron Matlock, Saline County  “Last week, the weather continued to be very dry, and there was not enough moisture for winter annuals

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Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

Dicamba: April to October Applications Banned by Arkansas Plant Board

👤Dr. Mark Cochran, University of Arkansas System 🕔Nov 9, 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board voted on November 8, 2017 to ban the use of the weed herbicide, dicamba, between April 16 – and Oct. 31. The plant board and the dicamba task force that preceded it made a decision

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Harvest Completion

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Slow Harvest Completion

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Dry conditions continued to slow the growth of cool season forages. Cattlemen were buying hay to add

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Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Moving Rapidly Towards Completion

Arkansas Field Reports: Harvest Moving Rapidly Towards Completion

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County  “Rain is needed countywide. Last week, cattle producers were working cattle and purchasing hay to add to

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Arkansas Rice: Disease Management Mantra – Match the Field to the Variety

Arkansas Rice: Disease Management Mantra – Match the Field to the Variety

👤By Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Pathologist 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Knowing rice cultivar responses to diseases ahead of planting along with knowing your field history is advantageous when it comes to managing rice diseases. It is important to match your field history with the variety of your choice. For instance,

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Arkansas Soybeans: Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Moving into State

Arkansas Soybeans: Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Moving into State

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 27, 2017

A stinky, invasive species of bug that has found a new home in the U.S., is slowly working its way into Arkansas. The brown marmorated stink bug uses its piercing mouthparts to suck plant juices from fruits, seedpods and nuts

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Arkansas: Pesticide Legal Issues Webinar, Nov. 1

Arkansas: Pesticide Legal Issues Webinar, Nov. 1

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 27, 2017

The Agriculture and Food Law Consortium will present a free webinar, “From Farm Fields to the Courthouse: Legal Issues Surrounding Pesticide Use,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m. Central. Pesticide use and subsequent damage to neighboring crops is an

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