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 […]

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 […]

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