Arkansas Cotton: Favorable Weather Boosts Planting; Dec. Contracts at 11-Year High May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
A much-needed stretch of sunny days has enabled Arkansas’ cotton farmers to get more than half of their planting done as December futures prices hit highest their highest level in […]

Arkansas Hits New Annual Yield Records in Rice, Cotton; Winter Wheat Acres Expected to Decline Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Arkansas’ rice and cotton crops both hit record yields in 2021 as expected, while yields for corn and soybeans were roughly the same as the previous year, according to Wednesday’s […]

Arkansas: Tropical Depression 9 Looms as Farmers Begin Harvest Aug 26, 2021

🕔Aug 26, 2021
Arkansas growers will be paying closer attention to their weather apps with development of Tropical Depression 9 and a forecast path that could bring the storm’s wind and rain to […]

Arkansas: Field Days Canceled to COVID Spikes, Some to Switch to Online Format Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
A rise in COVID-19 cases is prompting the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture to cancel in-person field days, with some morphing into online formats. The Division of Agriculture […]

Arkansas Rice: EPA Grants Crisis Exemption to Help Fight Armyworm Scourge Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
Arkansas rice farmers watching fall armyworms obliterate their fields can now fight back, with the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granting a crisis exemption enabling growers to use a […]

Arkansas: Rice Tops List of State’s Commodity Exports Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Arkansas ranked No. 1 in the nation in rice exports, according to the State Agricultural Trade database released this week by the U.S. Agriculture Department. The $722 million contribution by […]

Arkansas: Post-Flood Crop Management Meeting Dumas, June 21 Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Farmers who suffered flooding and other damage from heavy rain and winds last week will be able to get their post-flood production questions answered by University of Arkansas System Division […]

Arkansas: Cotton Sustainability Field Day, Trumann, July 30 Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
The July 30 field day at the Judd Hill Foundation will explore various facets of sustainable cotton production, including soil health, water use and greenhouse gas production. On-site registration opens […]

Arkansas: Governor Declares State of Emergency as Rain, Flooding Continue Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson declared a state of emergency on Thursday in response to the record rainfall and flooding in the southeastern area of the state. The declaration allows the […]

Arkansas Cotton: 1 Gin Closed, 2 More Opened in 2020 May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Arkansas gained one more cotton gin, raising the number of active gins to 30 in 2020, compared to 29 in 2019, according to numbers from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. […]

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