Arkansas Field Reports: Rapid Week for Harvest

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Dave Freeze, Greene County “Producers were harvesting corn and rice. Soybean producers […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Remains Positive; False Smut Concerns

🕔Sep 13, 2019Yield conversations remain more positive than negative. Always a good sign the deeper we move into harvest. The weather continues to hold and it appears the latest disturbance in the […]

Arkansas: Late-Planted Crops a Haven for Pests

🕔Sep 13, 2019When relentless spring rains pushed the planting window wide open, entomologists predicted problems for Arkansas row-crops. That has certainly proven true for the state’s late-planted cotton, soybeans and rice, said […]

Corn: Sensors Help Monitor Crop Needs More Closely

🕔Sep 13, 2019A team of researchers from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas College of Engineering are designing tiny sensors that can be placed in […]

Southern Corn: Growing It Strong and Tall – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2019Under a darkening sky during the latest rain, Perry Galloway stood alongside a healthy corn crop. The Gregory, Arkansas, grower and aerial applicator was pleased with what he saw even […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Harvest Gets Underway

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 8, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Glenda Sutherlin, Union County “Temperatures near 100 degrees and no rain for […]

Tennessee: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Tennessee counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lake and Lauderdale counties who suffered losses due to prolonged, excessive rain and flooding that […]

Southern Soybean Breeders Meet to Compare Notes, Collaborate

🕔Sep 10, 2019Soybean breeders from southern public research institutions and agricultural industries, meeting at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station headquarters this week, were focusing on a question that has taken a back […]

$20 Soybeans Might Justify Seed Treatments, New Study – DTN

🕔Sep 10, 2019Not so long ago, insecticide and fungicide use in soybeans was not very common. Even after soybean aphids invaded the Midwest, fewer than 10% of soybean acres received an insecticide […]

Arkansas Rice: Yield Trends, Estimating Combine Losses

🕔Sep 7, 2019Yields are rolling in a little more this week. The southern part of the state is much further along overall. From I-40 north, things are really just starting good. Overall […]

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