Arkansas Rice: Growers Keep Eye Out for Dry Window Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
When it comes to deciding between planting rice, soybean or other crops in 2020, it’s not just a question of markets and futures contracts. For many growers, it’s a question […]

Arkansas: Making Decisions with ‘Phase One’ Signed, No Word on 3rd MFP Payment Jan 24, 2020

🕔Jan 24, 2020
Farming has always been a contest of wills between farmers and forces largely beyond their control — weather, the economy and the glacial pace of legislation. In 2020, all three […]

Arkansas: Tri-State Soybean Forum Takes Stock of Tough Year, Looks Ahead Jan 7, 2020

🕔Jan 7, 2020
About 200 farmers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals attended the 64th annual Tri-State Soybean Forum on Jan. 3, taking stock of both the good and bad in soybean production in […]

Arkansas: As Difficult Harvest Draws to a Close, Economists Look on Bright Side Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
From soybeans to rice, corn to peanuts, 2019 has been a challenging year for many, if not most, Arkansas growers. Continuous intermittent rains postponed winter fieldwork or outright made it […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Freezing Temps Threaten Last Leg of Harvest Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
When you’ve got a dry day in a harvest season like this, you go for it. It was this common sense that kept Andy Vangilder, extension peanut agronomist for the […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Heads Toward Finish, Growers Enjoy High Market Prices Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
The “store and hold” strategy employed by many rice growers in 2018 has finally paid off, as rice prices rallied in 2019, hinging largely on record prevented planting acreage and […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice: Overnight Storms May Slow Harvest Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019
Heavy wind and rain that blew across much of northeastern Arkansas and surrounding areas Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely impact both rice and cotton harvests, as growers try […]

Arkansas: Fighting Pigweed with Alfalfa – Field Day Dates Changed Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
Two 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, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
While 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, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Arkansas 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 […]

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