Arkansas: Cover Crop Seeding Rate, Establishment Guidelines

🕔Oct 15, 2018Weather currently has harvest and cover crop planting at a standstill. Please find below the recommended cover crop seeding rates and planting practices for cover crops in Arkansas. The planting […]

Arkansas Rice: Severe Stem Rot Hit Some Fields in 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018Several low yielding rice fields recently have been identified as having stem rot.  In the past few years I have not observed much stem rot, but some of the cases […]

Arkansas Rice: Cultivar Responses to Major Diseases

🕔Oct 9, 2018Field history information is critical to matching rice cultivars with the right fields.  For instance, planting a blast-susceptible cultivar in historically blast-prone fields is not advisable.  Usually hybrids, and varieties […]

Corn, Sorghum, Soybeans: USDA Announces 2017 PLC Payment Rates

🕔Sep 28, 2018The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced today the 2017 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rates for corn, grain sorghum and soybeans. The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Cash in on Free Nematode Sampling

🕔Sep 14, 2018Thanks to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and Dr. Travis Faske, who is cooperating with us, the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Lab will waive the assay fee for soybean fields for […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Weak Basis Levels and Storage Considerations

🕔Sep 11, 2018A number of questions have been asked in regard to the extremely weak soybean basis. The table below includes an example of  current soybean basis for a Mississippi river terminal […]

Wheat: USDA Announces 2017 PLC Payment Rates

🕔Aug 31, 2018On August 29, 2018 the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the 2017 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rate for wheat.   The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm Bill) […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Enterprise Budgets Include Breakeven Prices, Yields

🕔Aug 28, 2018Policy actions over the recent months have coincided with soybean market price declines.  This scenario has producers reexamining their costs of production to estimate breakeven market price.  An analysis using […]

Webinar: Rice Situation, Outlook, Stocks – Aug. 30

🕔Aug 27, 2018At 3 p.m. CST on August 30 the University of Arkansas will be hosting the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar.  Dr. Nathan Childs and Eugene Young will present back-to-back during […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Harvest Aid Products and Timing

🕔Aug 27, 2018With the 2018 soybean season here in Arkansas starting to wind down, we’re starting to get calls about what is the proper timing for harvest aid applications and what products […]

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