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Arkansas Soybeans: Target Spot Present, Conditions Favorable for Frogeye Leaf Spot

Arkansas Soybeans: Target Spot Present, Conditions Favorable for Frogeye Leaf Spot

👤By Travis Faske, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 23, 2017

The spectrum of foliar diseases changes each year as environmental conditions change, which has a significant impact on disease development. The weather pattern in early August was favorable for target spot (TS) and there have been several reports of TS

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Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin VanPelt, Conway County  “Flash flooding put several hundred acres of soybeans under water for a day. A small amount of corn

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Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   “This is the most damaging stink bug out there,” warned

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Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Where soil conditions are drier in central Arkansas, more early yields are starting to come in. In the southeast where progress should be greater than it is, growers are going with tracks on machines to get rolling. Overall yield reports

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Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

Dicamba Injury: Estimated 3.1Mln Soybean Acres; Will it Work as PrePlant Burndown? – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Jeremy Wolf saw nearly half his soybean acreage injured this summer from dicamba herbicide that went astray. What’s troubling him now, though, is what to do about the situation for the 2018 planting season.  “My entire summer has been consumed

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Dossett on Rice:  Prices Have Been Stable; Watch for More Contracts

Dossett on Rice: Prices Have Been Stable; Watch for More Contracts

👤by Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Cash Rice Market Prices in India are rock solid. The monsoon has progressed and it looks like a good crop. Prices in Thailand are slipping lower. The price for White Rice 5% was $397 for the first two weeks of August.

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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Bollworms Continue To Vex Bollgard 2 Cotton – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bollworm sprays continue in dual-gene cotton where necessary, and applications are being made in areas in the upper Delta where that’s a rarity.

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Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

👤From RiceTec 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Texas – Derrol Grymes With a good, dry week, a majority of the guys on the west side of the district will be wrapping up first crop by the weekend. The east side guys are rolling strong as well, but they are

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Arkansas Cotton: Latest Possible Cutout Date and Termination Guidelines

Arkansas Cotton: Latest Possible Cutout Date and Termination Guidelines

👤By Amanda Free and Bill Robertson, University of Arkansas Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Identifying the last effective boll population is essential for making end-of-season management decisions. Cutout is reached when nodes above white flower (NAWF) counts drop below five or when the probability of accumulating sufficient heat units to mature a flower remain

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