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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Rice planting was rapidly finishing. Soybean planting was rapidly taking place. Corn was being prepared for irrigation. Buffalo

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Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related to flooding that will

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

Arkansas Cotton: Some Still Planting While Others Debate Replanting

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas 🕔May 17, 2017

This season is the most variable with regard to planting as I have ever experienced in Arkansas. As we rolled into May, the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas reported that we had 15% of our intended acres planted. At

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Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔May 17, 2017

USA Rice’s World Market Price Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. yesterday to review with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials USDA’s first projections of global rice supply and demand statistics for 2017/2018, including world rice stocks, area and production estimates for the

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Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔May 16, 2017

On May 2, flooding from heavy rains inundated farm fields, homes and businesses in Arkansas. The storms caught both livestock and row-crop farmers at a critical time, according to Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau. “We have livestock

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Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔May 16, 2017

As floodwater from late April’s inundation spread southward through Arkansas, its destructive reach expanded to 977,800 acres of farmland and the dollar value of its damage has grown so far to about $175 million, according to an updated estimate released

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Cargill Boosts Soybean-Based Plastics Footprint By Purchasing Arkansas Company

Cargill Boosts Soybean-Based Plastics Footprint By Purchasing Arkansas Company

👤From a Press Release 🕔May 16, 2017

Cargill has bolstered its biobased polyol product offerings by purchasing Rogers Arkansas-based BioBased Technologies’ vegetable-based polyol product line, Agrol, and other assets. Cargill’s Industrial Specialties business and BioBased Technologies are leaders in the development of soybean-based polyols that replace petroleum-based polyols enabling

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