Arkansas Peanuts: Slow Start, Strong Finish Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
Despite a plant-then-replant start, the 2020 Arkansas peanut growing season ended with a smoother harvest than in previous years thanks to weather and a couple of new buying points, Andy […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Dealing with Root-Knot Nematodes Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
Tiny southern root-knot nematodes can make a big dent in yields and managing these miniature roundworms is a top priority for soybean growers. Nematodes are a large and diverse roundworm […]

Arkansas: Enterprise Crop Budgets Available for 2021 Nov 11, 2020

🕔Nov 11, 2020
Arkansas farmers planning for next year’s crops can now access most of the 2021 enterprise budgets developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Budgets are available for […]

Arkansas Rice: $324K Grant to Examine New Weed Management Tactics Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
A team led by Tommy Butts, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, will be exploring new ways to manage herbicide-resistant weeds in row rice […]

Arkansas: Laura’s Wicked Winds Twist Soybeans, Flatten Rice, Scatter Cotton Bolls Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
After a gray day of gusts and heavy rain that steamrolled crops, Tropical Storm Laura seemed to save her worst for after sunset, with the nighttime hours punctuated by tornado […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Deadline Extended to Sept. 11 Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Farmers have more time to apply for aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program after the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the deadline to Sept. 11. The original program application […]

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 […]

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