Arkansas: Rice Acreage May Cushion COVID’s Economic Impacts Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Growing rice may provide some insulation from the economic impacts of COVID-19 for Arkansas farms, but cotton growers are likely to be harder hit through 2023, according to a model […]

Arkansas: State’s COVID Aid for Ag Exceeds $86Mln Jul 17, 2020

🕔Jul 17, 2020
Arkansas farmers and ranchers have received more than $86 million in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program direct payments as of Monday, according to a report released Monday. The payments are designed […]

Rice: Look For Price Softening Jul 5, 2020

🕔Jul 5, 2020
USDA released its much-anticipated June acreage report, and the results weren’t too surprising, with U.S. long-grain acres increasing 414,000 or 23% from last year. All the major rice-producing states increased […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

Arkansas Cotton: Increased Acreage, Record Yield in 2019; Ginning Capacity Increased May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
Arkansas cotton gins may still be a long way from the heyday of the year 2000, when 86 gins across the state processed the fiber of 1.2 million cotton acres, […]

Arkansas Corn: Options After Crop Insurance Final Planting Date May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
For counties in northeast Arkansas, May 1 is the crop insurance “Final Planting Date” for corn. The map below indicates the “Final Planting Dates” for individual counties in Arkansas. After the “Final Planting Date” there are […]

Arkansas Corn: Crop Insurance, Prevented Plant Considerations Apr 28, 2020

🕔Apr 28, 2020
Some producers will likely consider filing Prevented Planting claims for corn this year.  The “Final Planting Dates” for Arkansas are shown below, and varies by location in the state, April […]

Arkansas: Rice Prices Increase While Cotton Shrinks Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Rice prices continued to grow slowly, while the shadow of COVID-19 continued to loom darkly over the world’s cotton industry, according to a report Monday by agricultural economists with the […]

Arkansas Rice: Don’t Panic, Positive Points In The Market Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
Plenty of madness this week as more stories circulate of panic buying and export bans. The last thing the world needs right now is unfounded fear and worry about global […]

Arkansas: Rice Planned Acreage Increases, Falls Short of Analysts’ Expectations Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Arkansas growers intend to plant about 1.39 million acres of rice in 2020, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Tuesday. The acreage is a rebound from 2019’s […]

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