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 […]

Arkansas Wheat: Heavy Rains Impact Critical Window for Burndown, Fertilization

🕔Mar 9, 2018The steady and significant rainfall experienced by much of Arkansas in late February and early March is tightening a critical window for fertilizing winter wheat in northern Arkansas counties, and […]

Arkansas Sorghum: Managing Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Mar 6, 2018Arkansas grain sorghum acreage has varied dramatically over the last few years due to grain prices and more recently due to the threat of sugarcane aphid. In 2017, Arkansas producers […]

Arkansas: 2017 – Great Year for Cotton, Soybeans, Corn

🕔Feb 22, 2018With record yields for Arkansas cotton and soybeans, 2017 offered silver linings for the state as flooding cut the state’s rice acreage and drought battered hay and winter wheat. According […]

Arkansas: Cover Crops, Weeds, Insects, Row Rice Were Hot Topics at Conference

🕔Jan 22, 2018Hundreds of growers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals gathered last week in North Little Rock to learn about the latest research and findings in soil health, pest management and […]

Arkansas: Wheat, Forage Concerns from Ongoing Drought

🕔Dec 8, 2017Arkansas’ drought-ridden fall could turn into three seasons of trouble for livestock and forage producers; as winter wheat growers hope for another decent rain to keep their crop developing. The […]

Arkansas: Harvey’s Wind, Rain Leave Large Footprints in Delta Rice, Corn, Soybeans

🕔Sep 1, 2017The tropical depression that was Hurricane Harvey left its footprints on Arkansas, flattening acres of harvest-ready rice, corn and soybeans, and perhaps setting the stage for a mosquito boom. “Late […]

Arkansas Corn: When to Stop Irrigating – Look for These Indicators

🕔Jul 18, 2017Many early planted corn fields are nearing or are at irrigation termination in South Arkansas. The goal of irrigation termination timing is to have adequate soil moisture to reach the […]

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