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Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

Arkansas: Grain Prices Took Huge Bite Out of Sorghum, Wheat Acreage, Corn Fared Well

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Arkansas grain producers found themselves dealing with fickle market forces in 2017, as grain sorghum and wheat acreage dropped sharply in the state, chiefly due to low commodity prices, while corn acreage and yields hit their fourth-highest totals.  Corn hits

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Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

Arkansas: Cotton Harvest Breaks Records Despite Rocky Start

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Despite a rocky start, the Arkansas cotton harvest appears poised for a record outcome. Overall, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service forecasts Arkansas cotton yields at 1.06 million bales in November, up 220,000 bales from a year earlier. That averages

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Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 Arkansas soybean harvest will break state yield records if the USDA’s November forecast holds up, said Jeremy Ross, extension soybean agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service forcasts Arkansas’

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Arkansas Rice: ‘Mixed Bag’ Growing Season Finishes with 4th Highest State Yield

Arkansas Rice: ‘Mixed Bag’ Growing Season Finishes with 4th Highest State Yield

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 15, 2017

A growing season of drought, flood and do-overs may still result in the fourth highest state average yield on record for Arkansas’ rice growers, the nation’s top producer of that commodity.  Jarrod Hardke, extension rice agronomist for the University of

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Arkansas: Soil, Water Education Conference, Expo, Jonesboro, Jan. 31

Arkansas: Soil, Water Education Conference, Expo, Jonesboro, Jan. 31

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 12, 2017

The 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo 2018 will be held January 31 at the first National Bank Arena at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The event, which starts at 8 a.m., will address the latest

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Arkansas Cotton: County Variety Trial Update

Arkansas Cotton: County Variety Trial Update

👤By Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas Extension Cotton Agronomist 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps the most important decision a producer makes.  Once planted, no

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Farmland Values: Arkansas Rice and Soybean Farm Sold for Above Average Rate – DTN

Farmland Values: Arkansas Rice and Soybean Farm Sold for Above Average Rate – DTN

👤By Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 11, 2017

Rice and soybean ground, farmed by the same family for nearly 20 years, changed hands this year in Woodruff County, Arkansas. The broker handling the sale, Jeffrey Hignight, is with Glaub Farm Management, out of Jonesboro. He said the 786

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Arkansas: Wheat, Forage Concerns from Ongoing Drought

Arkansas: Wheat, Forage Concerns from Ongoing Drought

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Arkansas’ drought-ridden fall could turn into three seasons of trouble for livestock and forage producers; as winter wheat growers hope for another decent rain to keep their crop developing. The Dec. 7 Drought Monitor map shows 98 percent of Arkansas

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Arkansas’ Rice Breeding Webinar Video Now Available

Arkansas’ Rice Breeding Webinar Video Now Available

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Video Title: University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Rice Breeding Program Date and Time Video Recorded: November 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Description: Arkansas’ Senior Rice Plant Breeder Dr. Karen Moldenhauer discussed her Rice Plant Breeding

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Arkansas: Rice Breeding Webinar, Nov. 30

Arkansas: Rice Breeding Webinar, Nov. 30

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Professor of Economics 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Joining me for our next University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Food and Agribusiness Webinar is Dr. Karen Moldenhauer. Professor Moldenhauer is a rice breeder for the University of Arkansas System – Division of Agriculture, located at the Rice

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