Arkansas: Cotton Stalks About to Have a Birthday? Destruction Deadline is April 15.

🕔Apr 12, 2019Nothing was easy in 2018. The National Weather Service reported that precipitation from August 1 to October 31 was more than double the normal amounts for locations including Jonesboro, Little […]

Arkansas Cotton: When To Plant? Look For The Signs

🕔Apr 10, 2019Oftentimes we feel the need to plant as early as possible.  Our data shows that we can still optimize yields with delays in planting.  Our optimum planting window in southeast […]

Arkansas Agronomists Cited for Con-Till Work in Cotton, Rice

🕔Mar 8, 2019Two University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture agronomists were recognized for their efforts in cotton and rice research at the National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference in January.  […]

Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms

🕔Feb 15, 2019Beyond the perennial threats of pigweed and plant bugs, many Arkansas growers may face new twists on old adversaries in 2019. Non-GMO corn and borers As conventional corn acres in […]

Arkansas Cotton: Making Variety Selections for 2019

🕔Jan 8, 2019Many producers are in the process of booking seed for next year.  There are several new varieties in new technologies that are worthy of a look. Variety selection is perhaps […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Cold Unlikely to Speed Harvest; Seed Quality Looks Low

🕔Nov 16, 2018With approximately one-fifth of Arkansas soybean still left to harvest, producers were struck this week with a cold snap that neither sped nor hindered progress; it just made things slightly […]

Arkansas Soybeans, Cotton: Continuing Rains String Harvest Along

🕔Oct 17, 2018Heavy rains covering much of Arkansas, beginning late last week and continuing through the weekend, have further slowed harvest for both cotton and soybeans, and are already causing significant discounts […]

Arkansas Cotton: Rains Stall Harvest, Record Acreage Vulnerable

🕔Sep 24, 2018What started out as a potential breakthrough year for Arkansas cotton may pivot to a profound disappointment as late summer and early fall rains continue to saturate crops in the […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax

🕔Sep 13, 2018In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]

Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret

🕔Sep 11, 2018Rice harvest in Arkansas accelerated last week, spurred by the approach of Tropical Storm Gordon’s remnants, and this week, farmers are hoping for dry weather to get cotton bolls open […]

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