Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa – Field Day Dates Changed

🕔Aug 27, 2019Two upcoming field days will address the use of alfalfa as a cover crop and as an effective weapon in the ongoing war against Palmer amaranth, commonly known as pigweed. […]

Arkansas: Rice, Soybean Growers Face Latest Twist in Difficult Year

🕔Jul 23, 2019While most of Arkansas may have escaped the worst of what Hurricane Barry augured in potential wind and rain, crops in many areas are struggling to move past the primary […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Big Acreage Jump Banks on New In-State Buying Points

🕔Jun 14, 2019Arkansas may soon see its biggest year in peanut production since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began tracking  the crop in the state in 2015, as respond to anticipated new […]

Arkansas: U of A Launches Mobile-Friendly Pesticide Database

🕔Jun 3, 2019Producers, agricultural agents and consultants will now have access to a comprehensive database of insecticide information at their fingertips, with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s launch of […]

Arkansas Corn Growers – Tough Decisions as Late Planting Period Closes

🕔May 10, 2019To whatever degree any year in the last decade can be said to have been a “normal year” in Arkansas agriculture, one thing is certain: 2019 isn’t one of them. […]

Arkansas Corn: Growers Facing ‘Most Challenging Season Since 2007’

🕔Apr 26, 2019Along with the state’s other major commodities, Arkansas corn growers are fighting an uphill — if not upriver — battle to get seed in the ground and establish a stand, […]

Arkansas: Soybeans Suffered in 2018 Market; Rice Crop Value Soared

🕔Apr 22, 2019The value of the state’s No. 1 crop fell by 15 percent in 2018 as the effects of an ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China took hold […]

Arkansas Rice Production Bounced Back Nicely in 2018

🕔Apr 8, 2019After a bruising 2017, in which substantial spring flooding cost growers in the state an estimated $175 million in lost production and damaged acreage, rice growers saw higher production in […]

Arkansas: 1st Week of Blue Skies – Fieldwork Begins in Earnest

🕔Mar 22, 2019Throughout the Arkansas Delta, growers have eyed the first relatively dry week of weather since last September with cautious optimism. Stewart Runsick, staff chair for the Clay County Cooperative Extension […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Delay Field Prep, Early Planting Unlikely

🕔Feb 22, 2019Continuously wet conditions further delayed the work of field preparation throughout much of Arkansas this week, as intermittent rains continue to saturate soils in the state. At production meetings organized […]

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