Arkansas Corn, Sorghum: Contract Prices Promise Brighter 2021 Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
As with many of the state’s commodities, Arkansas corn, wheat and other feed grains took 2020 on the chin. Arkansas corn saw a significant drop off in acreage, falling from […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Against All Odds, Crops Enjoy Steady Year Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
If there’s one thing Arkansas soybean growers can say when no one else can, it might be this: 2020 has been a pretty good year. Despite an overly wet spring, […]

Arkansas: Delta Again Slows Harvest, with Minor Damage Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
Winds and from Hurricane Delta, the 25th named storm of 2020, blew through much of the southeastern half of Arkansas last weekend, again slowing harvest efforts in much of the […]

Arkansas: Tropical Storm Beta Further Slows Harvest Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
In the month that followed the high winds and rain that Tropical Storm Laura swept into Arkansas, just as the corn and rice harvest were set to commence, the state’s […]

Ag Trade: China Purchases High Volumes of U.S. soybeans; Sales Up 20% Over Last Year Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
In a year that has otherwise been a tough slog for soybean producers and other farmers in the United States, a silver lining emerged this week: China, the world’s largest […]

USDA Forecasts 23% Rise in Net Farm Income Due to Govt. Payments Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
Net farm income for U.S. producers in 2020 is forecast to rise 23 percent over 2019 figures, growing to about $102.7 billion, according to a report this week from the […]

Arkansas: Harvest Halted by Week of Rain Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Although Arkansas growers by and large escaped the worst of Tropical Storm Laura’s destruction, the days of rain that followed have halted the burgeoning 2020 harvest in its tracks. The […]

Arkansas: Hurricane Laura May Affect Early Harvest Efforts Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
High winds and heavy rainfall from what forecasters expect will be a major hurricane — Hurricane Laura — will likely sweep through most of Arkansas by Friday, just as harvest […]

Arkansas: Corn, Sorghum Research Compendium Released Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has released its first compendium of studies focusing on corn and grain sorghum. The report, which gathers studies spanning two to three […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

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