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Corn: New App Helps Farmers Identify, Manage Ear Rots, Mycotoxins

Corn: New App Helps Farmers Identify, Manage Ear Rots, Mycotoxins

👤By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Nov 8, 2017

A new mobile app developed by researchers from Purdue University and the University of Arkansas will make it easier for farmers to access information about corn ear rot and mycotoxins. The app, available as a free download, helps users identify

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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Arkansas Rice Expo: Former Congressman Tells Group the Political System is Broken

Arkansas Rice Expo: Former Congressman Tells Group the Political System is Broken

👤By Emily Thompson U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Aug 4, 2017

A deeply divided Congress and nation make passing legislation, such as the Farm Bill, an increasingly difficult task, said Charlie Stenholm, former ranking member of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and keynote speaker at the 2017 Arkansas Rice Expo. 

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Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

Soybean Yields and Dicamba Injury: Timing and Dose – Key Pieces of Puzzle – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Reports of the characteristic cupped leaves associated with dicamba drift have put soybean growers on high alert this summer.  While suspicious symptoms have been reported, what is less certain is how much yield loss farmers will actually face when combines

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Dicamba: 4 Formulation Choices to Fight Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

Dicamba: 4 Formulation Choices to Fight Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

👤By Ryan McGeeney, U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Nov 22, 2016

As growers across the Midsouth wrestle with how best to combat increasingly herbicide-resistant weeds in cotton, soybeans and other major row crops, weed scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are striving to shed light on dicamba,

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Soybeans: Loss of Belt SC Insecticide Places Hardship on Midsouth Growers – DTN

Soybeans: Loss of Belt SC Insecticide Places Hardship on Midsouth Growers – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 7, 2016

Bayer CropSciences’ decision to drop its fight to keep Belt SC insecticide on the market comes at a time when one Midsouth entomologist said farmers can ill-afford to lose another weapon to fight pests.   University of Arkansas entomologist Gus

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Palmer Pigweed: Harvest and Post-Harvest Herbicides Can Really Help – Study

Palmer Pigweed: Harvest and Post-Harvest Herbicides Can Really Help – Study

👤From Weed Science Society of America 🕔Jul 30, 2016

An article published in the latest issue of the journal Weed Science shows that adopting harvest-time and post-harvest weed controls can reduce the prevalence of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, one of the most problematic weeds in soybean, cotton and corn crops.

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Arkansas: Soil Testing Lab Helps Keep Farmers Productive

Arkansas: Soil Testing Lab Helps Keep Farmers Productive

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Communications 🕔Apr 13, 2016

It’s after dark and the lights are still on in the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Soil Testing and Research Lab. During the peak months — October through November in the fall and January through April in the

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Arkansas: Cotton, Rice, Corn Expected to Make Strong Rebound

Arkansas: Cotton, Rice, Corn Expected to Make Strong Rebound

👤By Ryan MCGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 31, 2016

Arkansas producers responding to U.S. Department of Agriculture surveys indicated that they plan to plant about 57 percent more cotton than they did in 2015, rebounding from a record-low 210,000 acres, according to a report from the USDA’s National Agricultural

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Catfish: 7 Universities Help Stabilize Production, Increase Profitability

Catfish: 7 Universities Help Stabilize Production, Increase Profitability

👤From Agriculture is America 🕔Aug 24, 2015

Researchers from seven land-grant universities are working together to develop technology that helps catfish farmers meet rising consumer demand for catfish. These researchers participate in Multistate Research Project S-1031 “Hybrid Catfish Production & Performance” (S-1031), which is supported, in part,

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