Russia-Ukraine Conflict Will Likely Mean Hardship, Opportunity for Ag Producers Mar 4, 2022

🕔Mar 4, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is causing “gut-wrenching” volatility in grain markets and pushing already high prices for fertilizer and diesel even higher, economists with the University of Arkansas System […]

Arkansas: “A Year to Survive” – High Input Costs, Weed Pressure Top Concerns for 2022 Jan 31, 2022

🕔Jan 31, 2022
When it comes to preparing for the 2022 growing season, Tommy Butts, extension weed scientist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, doesn’t mince words. “I have less […]

Arkansas: 2022 Crop Enterprise Budgets Now Available Online Dec 23, 2021

🕔Dec 23, 2021
The 2022 crop enterprise budgets from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are now available online here. The budgets, a set of planning tools popular with farmers, consultants […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Market Prices High, Plenty of Challenges on the Ground Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
With harvest about two months away for Arkansas soybeans, both the cash and book markets for the crop are well into double-digit dollars, with markets closing Friday as high as […]

Arkansas: Grain Bin Safety, Rescue Training, McGehee, July 19 Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Firefighters, grain bin operators and farm workers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi are invited to attend an upcoming grain bin safety course on Monday, July 19 at the McGehee Men’s […]

Arkansas Corn and Soybean Acres Rise, Cotton and Rice Fall Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Arkansas growers responded to a global economy beginning to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic with shifting acreage, betting big on corn and pulling back from cotton, according to data from […]

Southeast Arkansas: Floods, Storms Cause Over $200Mln in Crop Damage Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
Farmers in five counties in southeastern Arkansas suffered more than $200 million in direct losses to major crops after the major flooding and storm event in early June, according to […]

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: Double-Digit Rainfall in Some Areas; Flooding at Critical Time for Wheat Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
By Tuesday morning, the soils Desha County had seen an almost complete reversal of fortune. “A week ago, we were needing the rain,” John Farabough, Desha county agricultural extension agent, […]

Arkansas: Possible Freeze Event on the Way Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
A cold front bringing freezing temperatures to much of Arkansas is expected to arrive late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service warned on Monday. The possible freeze event may pose […]

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