Arkansas Cotton: Favorable Weather Boosts Planting; Dec. Contracts at 11-Year High May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
A much-needed stretch of sunny days has enabled Arkansas’ cotton farmers to get more than half of their planting done as December futures prices hit highest their highest level in […]

Arkansas Hits New Annual Yield Records in Rice, Cotton; Winter Wheat Acres Expected to Decline Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Arkansas’ rice and cotton crops both hit record yields in 2021 as expected, while yields for corn and soybeans were roughly the same as the previous year, according to Wednesday’s […]

Arkansas Cotton: 2021 County Variety Testing Update Dec 8, 2021

🕔Dec 8, 2021
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. This information will be updated […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Online Field Day, Oct. 28 Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Corn and cotton are the topics for the next virtual field day presented by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, […]

Arkansas: Tropical Depression 9 Looms as Farmers Begin Harvest Aug 26, 2021

🕔Aug 26, 2021
Arkansas growers will be paying closer attention to their weather apps with development of Tropical Depression 9 and a forecast path that could bring the storm’s wind and rain to […]

Arkansas Cotton: Mitigating Risks with a Late-Maturing Crop Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 2021
Management considerations for cotton do not change significantly because of late-planting or a late-maturing cotton crop, but the attention to detail and timing do become more critical. Below is a […]

Arkansas Corn and Soybean Acres Rise, Cotton and Rice Fall Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Arkansas growers responded to a global economy beginning to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic with shifting acreage, betting big on corn and pulling back from cotton, according to data from […]

Southeast Arkansas: Floods, Storms Cause Over $200Mln in Crop Damage Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
Farmers in five counties in southeastern Arkansas suffered more than $200 million in direct losses to major crops after the major flooding and storm event in early June, according to […]

Arkansas: Cotton Sustainability Field Day, Trumann, July 30 Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
The July 30 field day at the Judd Hill Foundation will explore various facets of sustainable cotton production, including soil health, water use and greenhouse gas production. On-site registration opens […]

Arkansas: Double-Digit Rainfall in Some Areas; Flooding at Critical Time for Wheat Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
By Tuesday morning, the soils Desha County had seen an almost complete reversal of fortune. “A week ago, we were needing the rain,” John Farabough, Desha county agricultural extension agent, […]

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