Arkansas Corn: Yield Expectations for Late Planted Crops Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
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

🕔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 […]

Arkansas Rice: Start Clean, Use Residuals – Don’t Let Weeds See the Light of Day Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Ryegrass has been more troublesome this spring to get controlled, especially with all of the wet weather delaying timely applications.

Arkansas Rice: Disease Risk Management Checklist Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
To reduce disease occurrence and the ultimate spread of pathogens across a field, dense crop canopy is not advisable. Here below are a few guidelines to reduce rice diseases. Mask […]

Arkansas Crop Insurance Planting Dates Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Federal crop insurance rules include an “Early” or “Initial Planting Date” for most crops.  This refers to the date when insurance coverage begins. In Arkansas, it’s April 11 for grain […]

Arkansas Rice: Don’t Panic, Positive Points In The Market Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
Plenty of madness this week as more stories circulate of panic buying and export bans. The last thing the world needs right now is unfounded fear and worry about global […]

Arkansas Rice: Looking For Positive Signs As Planting Progress Stalls Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
We’re now into April and still looking for that dry window to open up for a decent run at things. Unfortunately, the extended forecast doesn’t give too much reason to […]

Arkansas Rice: Use the DD50 Management Program to Stay Ahead in 2020 Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Each year I’m surprised at the number of producers not currently using the DD50 Rice Management Program on their farms.  This program is designed to take much of the guesswork […]

Arkansas Rice: Management Tips to Reduce Seedling Diseases Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Despite the Covid-19 crisis, our mission remains unchanged and that is to serve Arkansas and its community. As rain continues to delay planting and cool temperatures persist, seedling diseases could […]

Arkansas Rice, Corn: Herbicide Selection at Planting Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
I have had numerous calls and texts over the last week with questions about burndown herbicides and plant-back intervals.  Although there is not much we can do about the rain […]

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