Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret

🕔Sep 11, 2018Rice harvest in Arkansas accelerated last week, spurred by the approach of Tropical Storm Gordon’s remnants, and this week, farmers are hoping for dry weather to get cotton bolls open […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Unraveling the Mysteries of Taproot Decline

🕔Jul 24, 2018Superb sleuthing among plant pathologists in three states helped track down the culprit whose symptoms included soybean seedling death, yellow leaves and lower yields. Taproot decline, a disease first noticed […]

Arkansas: Storms Strip Soybeans, Damage Farm Buildings

🕔Jul 23, 2018Chainsaws became the soundtrack this week as Arkansans cleaned up after storms Saturday unleashed a barrage of large hail, high winds and lightning that left behind downed trees, damaged homes, farms and […]

Arkansas: Ag Law and Tech Conference, Little Rock, Aug. 15-16

🕔Jul 12, 2018Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be the keynote speaker for the agricultural law and technology conference Aug. 15-16 that’s co-sponsored by the National Agricultural Law Center, National Association of Attorneys General and Arkansas […]

Arkansas Rice Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

🕔Jul 9, 2018The Arkansas Rice Field Day is back Aug. 3 at the Rice Research and Extension Center and this year’s event features a pair of two-hour field tours that will cover the spectrum […]

Arkansas Cotton: As Acres Rebound, So Do Gin Numbers

🕔Jun 19, 2018The number of active cotton gins in Arkansas rose to 33 in 2017, paralleling an increase in cotton acres, according to statistics from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. “With a […]

Arkansas: New Rice Research Station in the Works

🕔Jun 12, 2018As rice acreage expands in Arkansas, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is working on a research center to enhance production techniques best management practices for the grain […]

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: Pecan Growers Annual Meeting, Farm Tour, Lonoke, May 5

🕔Apr 11, 2018Orchard owners interested in pecan cultivation will have an opportunity to learn staring with the May 5 Arkansas Pecan Growers Association annual education meeting and farm tour being presented by […]

Arkansas: Delta Black Flies Kill Livestock, Deer, Force Nature Center Closure

🕔Apr 3, 2018Livestock producers in the Arkansas delta are working to protect their animals after a population explosion of bloodsucking black flies that is being blamed for the deaths of a bull […]

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