Midsouth Cotton: Hopes for a Warm Fall With the End Almost In Sight Aug 6, 2021

🕔Aug 6, 2021
Cotton gathered substantial heat units last week, but the crop is still a couple weeks late, on average, across the Midsouth. Fingers are crossed for a warm fall with little to no rain to finish out the cotton crop. A little early planted cotton in Mississippi is at cutout, so the countdown begins.

Arkansas: Feral Hogs – Trapping Assistance, Education for Eradication Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed many human activities, it hasn’t stopped feral hogs from reproducing and causing damage. Throughout 2021, the Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Arkansas […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Hot Conditions Favor Southern Blight Jul 25, 2018

🕔Jul 25, 2018
Currently, the 2018 Arkansas peanut crop is looking good to excellent. The majority of the peanut fields range in maturity from full pod to beginning seed (Fig. 1). Blooming has […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop 50% Heading; Conditions Ripe for Disease Development Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018
Crop Progress “It never rains in Southern California.”  That song came on just as we were getting some of the first measurable rainfall in weeks.  Just wait a while and […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing Kernel and False Smut with Fungicides Jul 4, 2017

🕔Jul 4, 2017
Cultural disease management strategies are beneficial in reducing kernel and false smut disease pressure. Historically, both kernel and false smut are severe in late-planted, susceptible rice cultivars raised in a […]

Arkansas: Cover Crop Benefits Worth the Effort, Say Experts Jan 25, 2016

🕔Jan 25, 2016
Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been spreading the gospel of cover crops for more than three years now — and they aren’t about to […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Headworms Popping Up Across the State Jul 23, 2015

🕔Jul 23, 2015
We are picking up headworms in grain sorghum all across the state. We are seeing all three species (corn earworm, fall armyworm and sorghum webworm) in some fields. Corn earworm […]

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