Arkansas Cotton: Ginning Season Goes into Extra Innings Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
For the second straight year, Arkansas’ “ginning season” may go into extra innings. Despite the wet weather delays, growers had good reason to be optimistic about their 2019 crop, both […]

Arkansas Cotton: Variety Testing Program – 2-Year Averages Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
We strive to release yield information as quickly as possible to allow for unbiased comparisons to assist in the variety selection process for next year.  Seed providers are encouraging producers to […]

Arkansas Cotton: Outlook Bright Despite Some Late Planting Dec 16, 2019

🕔Dec 16, 2019
Arkansas cotton growers may remember 2019 as one of their better years, despite a downward revision of expected yields, said Bill Robertson, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Arkansas […]

Arkansas Cotton: 2019 County Variety Testing Update Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019
Harvest of the last large-plot county variety test was a long time coming as the 2019 harvest is all but complete in Arkansas.  We strive to release yield information as quickly […]

Arkansas: Cotton, Rice Harvests Beat the Cold; Fruit May Suffer Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
After a mild weekend of sunny skies and temperatures in the high 50s, much of Arkansas found itself dealing with widespread rains and falling mercury throughout Monday. Tuesday, the state […]

Arkansas Cotton: 2019 County Variety Testing Update Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019
As of November 12, approximately 90 percent of the states’ cotton acreage has been harvested. Unfortunately we are not that far along with our variety trials.  We still have 6 locations across […]

Arkansas: Soy Acres Lowest in 5 Decades; Cotton Continues Expansion Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Arkansas’ soybean acreage has dropped to its lowest point since 1960, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service crops resurvey figures released Monday. When NASS released its June 30 acreage […]

Arkansas: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farm Field Day, Brinkley, July 25 Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
When 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 […]

Arkansas Cotton: Crop Mostly Looks Good, Don’t Let Your Guard Down Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
While Arkansas cotton crop management is being complicated by a wide range of planting dates, and though late, the dreaded Fourth of July bollworm moth flight still looms. There are […]

Arkansas Cotton, Soybeans Up for Recount Following Acreage Report Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
The strangeness of Arkansas’ rain-soaked planting season sloshed over into Friday’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Acreage report, with the agency saying it would be collecting additional information on the state’s […]

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