Arkansas: Conventional Corn Resurgence; Bt Cotton and Bollworms

🕔Feb 15, 2019Beyond the perennial threats of pigweed and plant bugs, many Arkansas growers may face new twists on old adversaries in 2019. Non-GMO corn and borers As conventional corn acres in […]

Arkansas Production 2018: Soy Declined 7%, Peanuts Dropped 25%

🕔Feb 12, 2019Even if the fall of 2018 marked the “harvest that never ended,” Arkansas growers managed to pull enough rice from the land to mark a 30 percent increase over 2017’s […]

Arkansas: 2 Upcoming Row Rice Roundtables, Feb. 25, 26

🕔Feb 8, 2019Two upcoming production meetings aim to help growers and industry experts reach a consensus on the best approach to an increasingly popular method of agriculture in Arkansas: furrow irrigated rice, […]

Arkansas Growers’ Biggest Concern for 2019? Money.

🕔Feb 8, 2019Informal surveys of Arkansas growers’ top concerns at the beginning of each planting season typically yield a variety of answers, from the best use of available acreage to marketing strategies […]

Arkansas: Rice, Soybeans Faced Tough Weather Challenges in 2018

🕔Dec 14, 2018A year of weather extremes — from a hard-frozen winter to a summer of drought to seemingly endless rains in the fall — took its toll on both rice and soybean, […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Cold Unlikely to Speed Harvest; Seed Quality Looks Low

🕔Nov 16, 2018With approximately one-fifth of Arkansas soybean still left to harvest, producers were struck this week with a cold snap that neither sped nor hindered progress; it just made things slightly […]

Arkansas: Peanut Harvest Seeing Same Slow Progress as Other Crops

🕔Nov 9, 2018Consider the peanut: more legume than nut, more row crop than bush or tree. And in Arkansas agriculture, it has often been more specialty crop than practical rotation crop for […]

Arkansas: Soybean College Focuses on Importance of Identification

🕔Aug 14, 2018When it comes to the No. 1 crop in Arkansas, the state’s soybean agronomists and other row crop experts have their work cut out for them in their efforts to […]

Arkansas Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bugs ‘the Worst in Years’

🕔Aug 3, 2018It happens every year. But sometimes, it really, really happens. Tarnished plant bugs, a perennial pest for Arkansas cotton growers, are showing up in the state’s cotton fields in quantities […]

Arkansas: Row Rice Acreage More Than Doubles in 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018In parts of Arkansas, the signature sweeping curves of rice field levees are being replaced by straight rows, a change that can provide significant cost savings for growers. Most of […]

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