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Arkansas Sorghum, Cotton: Transform WG Available for Sugarcane Aphids, Tarnished Plant Bugs

Arkansas Sorghum, Cotton: Transform WG Available for Sugarcane Aphids, Tarnished Plant Bugs

👤By Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 23, 2017

The Arkansas State Plant Board was granted a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Transform WG insecticide to control sugarcane aphid in sorghum.  Please see AR Section 18 Transform WG-Sorghum to report applications under the exemption. Also, the Arkansas State

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Arkansas Wheat: Freeze Damage Looks to be Less Than Anticipated

Arkansas Wheat: Freeze Damage Looks to be Less Than Anticipated

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 23, 2017

Wheat freeze damage from the morning of March 15 2017 is becoming more evident across eastern and Northeast Arkansas. Overall the level of damage appears to be less than anticipated given the low temperatures and growth stages. I have not

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Arkansas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

Arkansas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 23, 2017

In response to a request from Clayton Parr, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Arkansas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated nine counties in Arkansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused

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Arkansas Rice: Trying to Plant Now? Things to Consider

Arkansas Rice: Trying to Plant Now? Things to Consider

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 21, 2017

First look at the forecast (Figure below). If you plant rice throughout the rest of this week it’s either going to sit there while it rains for two weeks solid; or worse it’s going to make it out of the

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Catfish Farmers of the Year Represent 3 States

Catfish Farmers of the Year Represent 3 States

👤From a Press Release 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Recipients of the 2017 Catfish Farmers of the Year awards were presented at the annual CFA convention in February. The recipients are: Mary Quitman Holmes of Hale County, Alabama is the industry’s first female farmer of the year award recipient. Quitman and

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Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Evaluate Wheat for Freeze Damage; Field Work Halted by Rains

Arkansas Field Reports: Growers Evaluate Wheat for Freeze Damage; Field Work Halted by Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Fertilization of wheat completed during the week. Wheat still making slow growth with cool temperatures experienced during the week. Rain has halted

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Arkansas Wheat: Determining Freeze Damage

Arkansas Wheat: Determining Freeze Damage

👤By Jason Kelley, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 17, 2017

I wanted to give you a quick wheat freeze update.  Very cold temperatures were recorded over eastern Arkansas and particularly Northeast Arkansas during the night and early morning hours of March 14/15 this week. Much of Northeast Arkansas had 10-12 hours

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Arkansas Wheat: Freezing Temps May Put Crops at Risk

Arkansas Wheat: Freezing Temps May Put Crops at Risk

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 14, 2017

Arkansas’ winter wheat growers will be watching their precocious crops closely for freeze damage after a couple of weeks of roller coaster temperatures, said Jason Kelley, extension wheat and feed grains agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of

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Arkansas Soybeans: Precision Ag Aids Fight Against Nematodes

Arkansas Soybeans: Precision Ag Aids Fight Against Nematodes

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 14, 2017

As Arkansas row crop production has increasingly shifted away from cotton and toward soybeans, and as scouting methods have become better and more heavily used in the popular crop, growers and researchers have begun to zero in on one of

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Arkansas Field Report: Rains Delay Planting; Upcoming Freeze Concerns

Arkansas Field Report: Rains Delay Planting; Upcoming Freeze Concerns

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents “Trees and fruit are way ahead of schedule. We will take a big hit this weekend if forecasted temperatures materialize.” Mike McClintock,

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