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 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: 3 Options After Crop Insurance “Final Plant Date”

🕔Apr 30, 2019For counties in northeast Arkansas, May 1 is the crop insurance “Final Planting Date” for corn. The map below indicates the “Final Planting Dates” for individual counties in Arkansas. After […]

Arkansas: Horseweed Making a Comeback… Again!

🕔Apr 24, 2019Horseweed (marestail) has always been an issue at spring burndown prior to planting. In the early 2000’s, it became a much bigger problem in the Southern US by developing resistance […]

Arkansas Corn: Removing Poor Stands for Replant

🕔Apr 22, 2019I am posting this within three days of the day I posted it last year.  To say the least the weather patterns the last couple of springs have not been […]

Arkansas: Dicamba – It’s Past April 15, Which Formulation Can I Spray?

🕔Apr 17, 2019I have fielded several questions over the last week about dicamba regulations and what the rules “mean” and what can be sprayed etc.  Most questions revolve around what is “legal […]

Arkansas Peanuts: The Importance of Inoculants

🕔Apr 17, 2019Peanut planting in the South-Central region and Arkansas typically begins in April when the soil temperatures at 4-in. deep are consistently above 65°F. So, planting season is just around the […]

Arkansas Corn: Stand Establishment Issues, Replant Considerations

🕔Apr 17, 2019Sometimes a picture tells a story better than words like the 30 day precipitations map of the Mid-South shown below from March 16-April 16, 2019. As you might expect many […]

Webinar Recording Available: U.S. Rice Exports Free Trade – Fair Trade

🕔Apr 16, 2019During last week’s webinar, Riceland Foods, Inc. Senior Vice President Terry Harris drew on his 43-years of experience in the global rice industry and discussed the challenges the U.S. rice […]

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