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Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

Arkansas Soybeans: ‘Grow for the Green’ Contest Looking for 120 Bushel Yields

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 27, 2017

“Grow for the Green,” the perennial competition that challenges the state’s soybean producers to put their growing know-how to the test, is hoping 2017 will be the year for at least one grower to hit 120 bushels per acre. The

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Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up; Early Rice Approaching Boot Stage

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Branon Thiesse, Craighead County “Dicamba injury continued to show on crops as well as other non-crop plants.” Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Soybean

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Arkansas Corn: Southwestern Corn Borer Numbers Spiking

Arkansas Corn: Southwestern Corn Borer Numbers Spiking

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 26, 2017

We are seeing a big jump in southwestern corn borer trap catches, particularly in the area around Brinkley and Wheatley. One trap hit over 1000 moths for a single week’s catch. One other trap in that area hit 89 moths

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Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

👤By Christi Dixon, Monsanto 🕔Jun 24, 2017

Yesterday (Friday, June 24), the Arkansas State Plant Board recommended an action that will prevent farmers from having access to all of the available weed control options.   The recommendation made by the Plant Board to ban the use in

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Rice – Storm Brings Rain, Wind And Worries – AgFax

Rice – Storm Brings Rain, Wind And Worries – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 23, 2017

In places where farmers are still desperately trying to take rice to flood, the storm has its upside – quick, free water.

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Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here.  The current tropical depression has dropped considerable rainfall amounts on

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Arkansas Rice College, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

Arkansas Rice College, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2017 Rice College on August 3, 2017 at the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart, AR starting at 8:00

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Dicamba: Stop Sale, Use and Enforce New Penalties, says Arkansas Plant Board – DTN

Dicamba: Stop Sale, Use and Enforce New Penalties, says Arkansas Plant Board – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Jun 23, 2017

AgFax Editor’s Note: Update – Saturday – June 24. We have included 2 related article links below. The board did approve an emergency rule to ban use and sale of dicamba and to speed implementation of enhanced penalties for misuse. The

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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

👤By Meleah Perez, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Mississippi State University have developed a factsheet about surge irrigation, the first of its kind in the south. Surge irrigation is the intermittent application of water used to improve

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