Arkansas Rice: Reasons To Worry About Disease

🕔Jul 22, 2019With all the rain from the tropical system known as Barry, sheath blight is picking up speed and we need to stay in front of it. Scout and treat based […]

Arkansas Rice: What Can Go Wrong Does Go Wrong

🕔Jul 22, 2019I’m now going to refer to 2019 as Murphey’s Year – the year that everything that could go wrong did go wrong. Seems fitting to me. Others may have more […]

Arkansas Rice: Sheath Blight Concern After Days of Heavy Rain

🕔Jul 19, 2019High humidity and warm temperatures are the best recipe for sheath blight (Figure 1) disease to progress fast (Figure 2) in rice. The disease progresses fast both vertically and horizontally. […]

Arkansas: Milo Schult, Longest Service Extension Head, Dies

🕔Jul 19, 2019Milo J. Shult, the longest-serving head of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, is being remembered for his dedication to improving the lives of Arkansans through research, extension […]

Arkansas: Southwestern Counties Bear Brunt of Barry’s Rain

🕔Jul 17, 2019With rainfall totals of more than a foot in some places on Tuesday, the slow-moving remnants of Hurricane Barry washed out roads, shuttered businesses and had ranchers checking to be […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Early Soybeans Setting Pods, Rice Heading

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Bryce Baldridge, Lawrence County “Some soybeans were starting to make pods. There […]

Arkansas: Barry’s Wet, Windy Saunter Brings Additional Worries

🕔Jul 16, 2019The slow-rolling bête noir that was Barry was best summed up in a tweet by Stephen Hoskyn, who farms near Stuttgart: “Tropical Storm Barry is like that friend that comes […]

Arkansas: Rice Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 2

🕔Jul 15, 2019Weed management, furrow irrigation and drone use in agriculture are all on the agenda Aug. 2 for the annual Rice Field Day being hosted by the University of Arkansas System […]

Arkansas Rice: Still a Long Way to Go

🕔Jul 12, 2019Tropical Storm Barry is on its way north and it’s bringing rain. Because we needed something else to worry about in 2019. Some of the predictions have started to reduce […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust – Time to Scout

🕔Jul 12, 2019Southern rust was detected earlier this week (July 9) in Woodruff Co. near Augusta.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf) on corn […]

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