Arkansas Rice: Planting Feels Slow but Still on Pace; Cold Temps Shouldn’t Be a Problem Apr 6, 2018

🕔Apr 6, 2018
Crop Progress Another week, a little more planting progress.  So, Fig. 1 is a cleaned up version from last week that better shows where we are relative to previous years.  […]

Arkansas Rice: Seeding Rates, Burndown Recommendations Mar 13, 2018

🕔Mar 13, 2018
The March is On… “How high’s the water papa?”  I don’t know about you but I’m over the rainfall this winter.  February was reportedly the wettest on record, at least […]

University of Arkansas: Norsworthy Named WSSA Fellow; Meyer Named Top Graduate Student Feb 13, 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018
Jason Norsworthy, weed scientist for the U of A System Division of Agriculture, was honored by his peers as a fellow of the Weed Science Society of America. Norsworthy, a professor […]

Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018
Producers in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi may see record soybean yields across the region in 2018, said LSU AgCenter associate vice president and plant science program leader Rogers Leonard at the […]

Arkansas Soybean Seed Production: Testing Damaged Non-Dicamba Tolerant Beans Oct 6, 2017

🕔Oct 6, 2017
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offering a service to screen non-dicamba tolerant soybeans being grown for seed production that might have been exposed to dicamba. “We’ve […]

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports Aug 10, 2017

🕔Aug 10, 2017
There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the […]

Arkansas Rice: Stinkgrass – A Potential New Weed That’s Hard to Control Jul 18, 2017

🕔Jul 18, 2017
A potential new weed in Arkansas rice has surfaced in Poinsett County. Stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis, is common throughout the lower 48 states but generally not known as a major agricultural […]

Arkansas Rice: Get Ready to Spray for Blast; Time for Rice Stink Bugs? Jul 3, 2017

🕔Jul 3, 2017
Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]

Dicamba Tank Mixes: Farmers, Applicators Wait for More EPA Approved Products – DTN Feb 14, 2017

🕔Feb 14, 2017
Growers and applicators will need to keep a close eye on two tank mix websites if they are spraying newly labeled dicamba herbicides in 2017.   Both Monsanto’s XtendiMax and […]

Dicamba: 4 Formulation Choices to Fight Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Nov 22, 2016

🕔Nov 22, 2016
As growers across the Midsouth wrestle with how best to combat increasingly herbicide-resistant weeds in cotton, soybeans and other major row crops, weed scientists at the University of Arkansas System […]

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