As rains are supposed to subside in the coming week and more rice nears flood, residual herbicides will be starting to break. If you are preparing to make postemergence herbicide […]
Arkansas Rice: Using Urease Inhibitors Jun 1, 2020
This is the time of year we start applying urea fertilizer to the majority of our crops and also a time when the weather doesn’t seem to cooperate nearly as […]
Arkansas Rice: Time to Get to Flood Jun 1, 2020
As of Tuesday, we reportedly hit 85% planting progress. Scattered rains continued around the state this week keeping things interesting. As one consultant put it, “I waited out one rain […]
For the past 10 days the largest number of my calls have concerned RT Gemini 214 CL. The overcast conditions plus rainfall and moderate temperatures have made Newpath and Beyond […]
For 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 the “Final Planting Date” there are […]
Arkansas Corn, Cotton: Marestail Control Options Apr 30, 2020
Many calls coming in on marestail (horseweed) control this week, “what can I spray and plant immediately” or “It’s up with my crop now what”?
Some producers will likely consider filing Prevented Planting claims for corn this year. The “Final Planting Dates” for Arkansas are shown below, and varies by location in the state, April […]
For most of us in Arkansas, the spring of 2020 has been one of the most challenging springs in recent times, even without considering the weather limitations that has delayed […]
Arkansas Cotton: When Should You Plant? Apr 22, 2020
Recommendation: Keep the cotton planter parked. Current planting conditions rated very poor. Heat unit accumulation five days after planting continues to deteriorate this week and does not improve significantly until […]
Ryegrass has been more troublesome this spring to get controlled, especially with all of the wet weather delaying timely applications.