Arkansas Rice: 3 Hot Points This Week – Worms, Disease, Drift

🕔May 18, 2019Going into the week, here are 3 hot points to keep in mind in rice: Armyworms In north Arkansas, true armyworms are moving into some rice in the 2- to […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Progress And The Need To Flood…Now

🕔May 18, 2019We’re now officially more than 50% planted, but why does it not feel that way? When we look at planting progress by year on a chart, 2019’s progress is holding […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – Pay Attention to Field History

🕔May 17, 2019Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing “Out of Control” Spring Critical to ’19 Success – Horizon Ag

🕔May 14, 2019The adage is “poison is in the dose.” For rice planting in 2019, it is not only the dose but also the frequency that has caused rice planting in the upper […]

Arkansas: Pest Scouting School, Jonesboro, May 30

🕔May 14, 2019A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Cooperative Extension Service Office in Jonesboro, […]

Arkansas Corn: What to Expect From Late Planted Crops

🕔May 14, 2019Some of you may be getting questions about yield potential of very late planted corn (Mid-to Late May).  I am hearing that some producers still have some corn they intend to […]

Arkansas Field Reports: More Rain, More Problems

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike Andrews, Randolph County “Rain last week continued to slow crop progress. […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Controlling Pigweed with Metribuzin Tolerant Varieties

🕔May 10, 2019Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed, has been a longtime foe of Arkansas soybean farmers. Jason Norsworthy, weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said it […]

Arkansas Rice: Weed Control in Water-Seeded Fields

🕔May 10, 2019Heavy and relentless rainfall this spring has led to interest in water-seeding rice. This method can be an effective seeding strategy; however, weed control becomes a bit more challenging, especially […]

Arkansas Corn Growers – Tough Decisions as Late Planting Period Closes

🕔May 10, 2019To whatever degree any year in the last decade can be said to have been a “normal year” in Arkansas agriculture, one thing is certain: 2019 isn’t one of them. […]

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