Arkansas Rice: Sheath Blight Concern After Days of Heavy Rain

🕔Jul 19, 2019High humidity and warm temperatures are the best recipe for sheath blight (Figure 1) disease to progress fast (Figure 2) in rice. The disease progresses fast both vertically and horizontally. […]

Rice – Harvest Starts On A Small Scale – AgFax

🕔Jul 19, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Harvest has started on a minuscule basis in southwest […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Insect Mix Plus “Funny” Plant Growth – AgFax

🕔Jul 18, 2019David Bennett, Contributing Editor Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Midsouth Cotton, sponsored by the Midsouth Cotton Team of AMVAC Chemical Corporation. Subscribe OVERVIEW Hurricane Barry’s […]

Arkansas: Southwestern Counties Bear Brunt of Barry’s Rain

🕔Jul 17, 2019With rainfall totals of more than a foot in some places on Tuesday, the slow-moving remnants of Hurricane Barry washed out roads, shuttered businesses and had ranchers checking to be […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Early Soybeans Setting Pods, Rice Heading

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Bryce Baldridge, Lawrence County “Some soybeans were starting to make pods. There […]

Arkansas: Barry’s Wet, Windy Saunter Brings Additional Worries

🕔Jul 16, 2019The slow-rolling bête noir that was Barry was best summed up in a tweet by Stephen Hoskyn, who farms near Stuttgart: “Tropical Storm Barry is like that friend that comes […]

Arkansas: Rice Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 2

🕔Jul 15, 2019Weed management, furrow irrigation and drone use in agriculture are all on the agenda Aug. 2 for the annual Rice Field Day being hosted by the University of Arkansas System […]

Arkansas Rice: Still a Long Way to Go

🕔Jul 12, 2019Tropical Storm Barry is on its way north and it’s bringing rain. Because we needed something else to worry about in 2019. Some of the predictions have started to reduce […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust – Time to Scout

🕔Jul 12, 2019Southern rust was detected earlier this week (July 9) in Woodruff Co. near Augusta.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf) on corn […]

Arkansas: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farm Field Day, Brinkley, July 25

🕔Jul 12, 2019When it comes to ag, the prettiest fields aren’t always the most profitable. Working in a cover crop system means you aren’t going to win a “prettiest contest. You may […]

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