Arkansas: Cover Crops – 5 Things To Know Oct 11, 2021
The proper use of cover crops can produce several benefits for production systems in Arkansas including improved soil health, increased nitrogen, and additional weed control options, according to research done […]
Application cut-off timing for common herbicides used in rice in Arkansas determined from herbicide labels in 2021. Trade names of herbicides are primarily used throughout. Trade names and labels are […]
Smartweed species have been reported as important weeds to manage in Midsouth rice acres. Acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibiting herbicides have become the go-to options for successfully managing these species postemergence in rice.
Farmers in five counties in southeastern Arkansas suffered more than $200 million in direct losses to major crops after the major flooding and storm event in early June, according to […]
We’ve had several reports of applicators experiencing issues when tank-mixing products with Engenia and the new volatility reducing agent (VRA) from BASF, Sentris. Applicators have stated that they are experiencing […]
Arkansas: Dicamba Rule Changes and Recommendations May 20, 2021
On May 3rd, 2021, the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) met and voted to alter the 2021 rules for over-the-top use of dicamba in soybean and cotton.
We’ve received a ton of phone calls and pictures on Italian/annual ryegrass this spring. It’s easily moved into our top 5 of most problematic weeds across cropping systems here in […]
Arkansas Rice: Cattail Control Apr 12, 2021
The past few years of increased rainfall and persistent wet conditions have resulted in some rice fields that haven’t dried out for multiple years. As a result, we’ve received some […]
A lot of our focus in rice residual herbicide programs is placed on grass control, especially as barnyardgrass is consistently listed as the most problematic weed across Arkansas rice acres. […]
Arkansas: Glufosinate Resistant Palmer Pigweed Found Feb 26, 2021
Last summer an article was written about two fields of concern in Mississippi County where three applications of glufosinate failed to control Palmer amaranth. Upon first observation of these fields, […]