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Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

Arkansas Field Reports: Mostly Dry Conditions Aid Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Russ Parker, Crittenden County “Harvest progressed rapidly with many producers finishing last week. Yields have been above average across all crops. Ground

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Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so there is a lot more optimism right now than this

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Arkansas Soybeans: 7 Growers break 100-Bushel Mark

Arkansas Soybeans: 7 Growers break 100-Bushel Mark

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Seven Arkansas soybean growers have broken the 100-bushel-per-acre mark this season so far, with others possibly to come. The growers, four of whom have surpassed the benchmark yield in previous seasons, are all taking part in the Arkansas Soybean Association’s

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Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

👤By Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Oct 11, 2017

USDA will release its monthly WASDE (supply/demand report) and Crop Production reports on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Central time. The following comments summarize private analysts’ pre-report expectations for tomorrow’s USDA reports. Soybeans: Ahead of the October 12th

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Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Rice Wraps Up

Arkansas Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Rice Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Last week, producers were culling and working cattle. There were some spotty showers in the county with

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Arkansas: 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide Now Available

Arkansas: 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide Now Available

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

The 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide has been updated with new soybean varieties.  This year’s version contains only varieties that have been commercially sold in the past seven years.  Older varieties that are no longer commercially available were removed from

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Fertilizer: Gulf Urea and DAP Prices Continue Lower

Fertilizer: Gulf Urea and DAP Prices Continue Lower

👤By Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

In the week ending October 6, average Urea and DAP prices in the New Orleans region (NOLA) finished lower for the second consecutive week. Urea After a three-week run-up in September that pushed prices $48/ton higher, Gulf urea prices have

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Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Oct 6, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offering a service to screen non-dicamba tolerant soybeans being grown for seed production that might have been exposed to dicamba. “We’ve heard from growers who worry about the effects that dicamba

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Arkansas: Soybean Harvest – Low Mississippi Water Levels Impede Transport

Arkansas: Soybean Harvest – Low Mississippi Water Levels Impede Transport

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 6, 2017

As the dry weather that dominated September and the first days of October speeds the Arkansas soybean harvest along, growers’ yields face a bottleneck as grain elevators and barges struggle with low water levels on the Mississippi River. Jeremey Ross,

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Arkansas: Association of Grape Growers Conference, Ozark, Nov. 3

Arkansas: Association of Grape Growers Conference, Ozark, Nov. 3

👤By Emily Thompson, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Wine can have a big impact on the taste of a meal—the right wine can either make or break the flavors of what’s plated. Wine also has a major impact on the Arkansas economy.  According to WineAmerica, the National Association

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