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 […]

Arkansas: Corn, Rice Planting Progress Stronger Than 2020, Still Behind Average Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Corn and rice growers were off to a strong start, planting 24 percent and 13 percent of total planned acreage, respectively. While the numbers were still well behind the five-year […]

Arkansas: Feral Hogs – Reducing Populations Key to Minimizing Fiscal, Environmental Impact Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
In an agricultural state such as Arkansas, the substantial damage feral hogs do to row crops is well known, and the financial impact is easier to estimate. Most damage estimates, […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton, Soybean Markets Surge on Planting Intentions Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
As world markets slowly unfurl from the global knot of the COVID-19 pandemic, futures markets for both soybean and corn responded in a powerfully positive manner Wednesday to the U.S. […]

Arkansas Growers Begin Early Planting Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Early planting appears to be making a return to Arkansas in 2021. With the start of the recommended planting window for corn and soybeans less than two weeks away, anecdotal […]

Arkansas: Feral Hogs – Trapping Assistance, Education for Eradication Mar 23, 2021

🕔Mar 23, 2021
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed many human activities, it hasn’t stopped feral hogs from reproducing and causing damage. Throughout 2021, the Cooperative Extension Service, in partnership with the Arkansas […]

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, […]

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