Arkansas: Soybean Rust Confirmed in 4 Southeastern Counties Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley, Chicot, Lincoln and Phillips counties the week of August 30th. Fields were all R6-R7 and rust was not difficult to find. The occurrence of […]

Arkansas Cotton: What to Know About Harvest Aids Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop.  We have a very good and uniform boll load.  While hurricane Laura has changed the complexion of this crop, […]

Arkansas Rice: Wet Conditions Bring Sooty Mold Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Harvest has been delayed in several rice fields in Arkansas due to a wet condition from the tropical storm, Laura. When harvest is delayed due to rain, one of the […]

Arkansas: Stored Grain Insect Control Starts With Proper Bin Sanitation Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Corn harvest is underway and some growers will be storing their grain on farm in bins for an extended period of time. Stored grain pests can cause significant losses if […]

Arkansas Rice: 14 Mistakes to Avoid with Fungicide Applications Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
It is tough to go back in time and correct the mistakes we’ve already made. However, our mistakes should be learning opportunities. Below are some mistakes one may make with […]

Arkansas Cotton, Soybeans: Recent Pigweed Escapes Are Troubling Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Over the last couple weeks I have had several conversations with consultants and growers about pigweed control. Many are concerned with the levels of postemergence control they are seeing in […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Rates, Compositions for Major Diseases Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Tough season! Some rice planting pulled towards the late-end again in 2020. Generally, late planted rice entertain more diseases than early planted rice. The earlier planted rice sometimes may not […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Appearance of 2020 Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Southern rust was detected last week (July 6) in Arkansas, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf; Fig. 2) […]

Arkansas Rice: Pairing Fungicides to Manage Diseases Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Fungicides are meant to kill or suppress the development of fungi. However, fungicides have different modes of action. Consequently, a single fungicide is not a cure for all. After all, […]

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

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