Furrow-irrigated rice has been gaining ground, increasing from less than 1 percent to 10 percent of total rice acreage in Arkansas in the past five years. A new handbook from […]
Arkansas Corn, Cotton: Marestail Control Options Apr 30, 2020
Many calls coming in on marestail (horseweed) control this week, “what can I spray and plant immediately” or “It’s up with my crop now what”?
Ryegrass has been more troublesome this spring to get controlled, especially with all of the wet weather delaying timely applications.
There were lots of conversations last week about soybean herbicide programs and specifically which herbicides to use at planting before the weeds and crop emerge. Since the 2015 discovery of […]
Weed control in Arkansas corn production has become more and more difficult over the last several years with the onset of glyphosate-resistant pigweed, marestail, and ryegrass. Each of these weeds […]
Arkansas Rice: Formulating A Burndown Plan Mar 26, 2020
We have received numerous calls and texts lately with questions about burndown herbicides and plant-back intervals. Although there is not much we can do about the rain (it will eventually […]
Arkansas Rice, Corn: Herbicide Selection at Planting Mar 17, 2020
I have had numerous calls and texts over the last week with questions about burndown herbicides and plant-back intervals. Although there is not much we can do about the rain […]
Arkansas: Winter Weed Questions Already? Jan 10, 2020
The New Year is here and with it comes new hope that this growing season will be much better than 2019. This year we have already started in somewhat better […]
Application Timing for Rice Stink Bug in Late Rice Over the past week we have gotten multiple calls about some growers not wanting to spray for rice stink bug in […]
Harvest Progress Initial yield reports have been mixed. The general idea is that yields are down some from last year, which was expected considering that exceptional crop. Some lower yields […]