Arkansas Corn: How Late Can I Plant Without Yield Loss?

🕔Mar 14, 2019“How late can I plant corn” seems to be the topic on most corn growers mind lately as the wet weather pattern that started last summer has continued to keep […]

Arkansas: Forecast Rains Further Delay Field Work, Spring Planting

🕔Mar 8, 2019For many Arkansas farms, whether row crop or livestock, the view is the same: water, mud, and more water. “With many areas still struggling to dry out from wet weather […]

Arkansas Production 2018: Soy Declined 7%, Peanuts Dropped 25%

🕔Feb 12, 2019Even if the fall of 2018 marked the “harvest that never ended,” Arkansas growers managed to pull enough rice from the land to mark a 30 percent increase over 2017’s […]

Arkansas Corn: Ties 4th Highest Yield Despite Cool, Wet Start; Sorghum Hits Average

🕔Dec 14, 2018After a slow start because of weather, Arkansas’ corn crop tied its fourth-highest state average yield and grain sorghum crop yields are within the normal average range for recent years, […]

Arkansas: Harvest Accelerates Ahead of Forecast Rain

🕔Sep 21, 2018Arkansas farmers accelerated harvest operations in the wake of excessive rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon, and those that are under way are making good crops. Rice The […]

Arkansas: Winter Wheat – Combination of Factors May Boos Acres

🕔Sep 20, 2018Higher contract prices may add winter wheat acres in Arkansas, for which harvested acres had dropped its lowest level in six decades. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Arkansas […]

Arkansas Corn: Irrigation Termination – How Do I Tell When?

🕔Jul 20, 2018Many Arkansas corn growers are anxious to get to irrigation termination as it has been a long hot and dry summer for many. This year in particular many producers who […]

Arkansas: Extension Agronomists Report Good Conditions for Most Crops

🕔May 25, 2018Warm, dry weather had benefits for some Arkansas farmers; with 94 percent of corn and 95 percent or rice rated fair to excellent condition, according to the National Agricultural Statistics […]

Arkansas Corn: What Impact Will Freeze Have on This Year’s Crop?

🕔Apr 12, 2018On the morning of April 8 many across the state experienced a frost or freeze with temperatures ranging from just above freezing to as low as 25 degrees F in […]

Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

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