Arkansas Field Reports: Rapid Week for Harvest

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dave Freeze, Greene County “Producers were harvesting corn and rice. Soybean producers […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Remains Positive; False Smut Concerns

🕔Sep 13, 2019Yield conversations remain more positive than negative. Always a good sign the deeper we move into harvest. The weather continues to hold and it appears the latest disturbance in the […]

Arkansas: Late-Planted Crops a Haven for Pests

🕔Sep 13, 2019When relentless spring rains pushed the planting window wide open, entomologists predicted problems for Arkansas row-crops. That has certainly proven true for the state’s late-planted cotton, soybeans and rice, said […]

Corn: Sensors Help Monitor Crop Needs More Closely

🕔Sep 13, 2019A team of researchers from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas College of Engineering are designing tiny sensors that can be placed in […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Harvest Gets Underway

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 8, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Glenda Sutherlin, Union County “Temperatures near 100 degrees and no rain for […]

Southern Soybean Breeders Meet to Compare Notes, Collaborate

🕔Sep 10, 2019Soybean breeders from southern public research institutions and agricultural industries, meeting at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station headquarters this week, were focusing on a question that has taken a back […]

Arkansas Rice: Yield Trends, Estimating Combine Losses

🕔Sep 7, 2019Yields are rolling in a little more this week. The southern part of the state is much further along overall. From I-40 north, things are really just starting good. Overall […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Corn And Rice Harvest Gain Momentum

🕔Sep 3, 2019“A much needed rain helped green up pastures and hay fields throughout most of the county. Aphids have caused heavy damage to Johnson grass fields. No armyworm infestations have been […]

Arkansas Rice: Wonderful Harvest Weather, Early Plot Comparisons

🕔Sep 2, 2019  This is the weather forecast dreams are made of. In the 80s and 90s with lows in the 60s as far as the eye can see. More importantly, every […]

Arkansas Corn: What Does Harvest Hold in Store?

🕔Aug 30, 2019The Arkansas corn harvest is going to be a drawn out affair this year. “Think back to the planting season when corn was planted from March through June,” said Jason […]

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