Arkansas: Rice Acreage May Cushion COVID’s Economic Impacts Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Growing rice may provide some insulation from the economic impacts of COVID-19 for Arkansas farms, but cotton growers are likely to be harder hit through 2023, according to a model […]

Arkansas: State’s COVID Aid for Ag Exceeds $86Mln Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
Arkansas farmers and ranchers have received more than $86 million in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program direct payments as of Monday, according to a report released Monday. The payments are designed […]

Livestock: Meat Processing Rebounds, Prices Continue Higher May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Beef and pork processing rebounded last week after dropping sharply, while wholesale beef prices continued rocketing to new record highs, according to an analysis done by John Anderson, economist for […]

Arkansas: Rice Prices Increase While Cotton Shrinks Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Rice prices continued to grow slowly, while the shadow of COVID-19 continued to loom darkly over the world’s cotton industry, according to a report Monday by agricultural economists with the […]

Arkansas: Extension Events Being Canceled, Postponed, or Moved Online Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Following guidelines to stem the spread of COVID-19, the Cooperative Extension Service is canceling, postponing or moving some events online over the next eight weeks. This list is not exhaustive. […]

Arkansas Cotton: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Production, McGehee, Feb. 25 Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
Better cotton starts with better soil. Growers can learn how to improve what’s underfoot at a joint meeting with Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton and the Arkansas Soil Health Alliance […]

Arkansas Cotton: Ginning Season Goes into Extra Innings Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
For the second straight year, Arkansas’ “ginning season” may go into extra innings. Despite the wet weather delays, growers had good reason to be optimistic about their 2019 crop, both […]

Arkansas Cotton: Outlook Bright Despite Some Late Planting Dec 16, 2019

🕔Dec 16, 2019
Arkansas cotton growers may remember 2019 as one of their better years, despite a downward revision of expected yields, said Bill Robertson, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Arkansas […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Crop Dodges Bullet After Soggy Fall, Late-Season Freeze Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Arkansas peanut growers faced harsh weather challenges in 2019, including weeks when the rain never seemed to end and a late-season deep freeze. In early November, a mass of arctic […]

Arkansas: Soil Testing Streamlined by New Online System Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
The newly installed Laboratory Information Management System, or LIMS, at the Soil Testing and Research Laboratory at Marianna will provide added convenience for soil test customers and streamline processing for […]

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