Arkansas Peanuts: 3 Considerations for a Strong Finish to the Season Aug 27, 2021

🕔Aug 27, 2021
Based on USDA-FSA there were approximately 34,000 acres of peanut planted in Arkansas. This is 8% fewer acres than planted in 2020 (37,000). Some of this had to do with […]

Arkansas Corn: July Southern Rust Update Jul 15, 2021

🕔Jul 15, 2021
You can almost set your calendar by it, well maybe not, but southern rust typically comes into the state in July and this year was no exception. There were some […]

Arkansas: Dealing with Southern Root-Knot Nematodes – DTN Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
Below ground pests are tough adversaries. Southern soybean farmers are learning first-hand as they face additional nematode threats. Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) was the main parasitic nematode concern for many […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Slow Start, Strong Finish Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
Despite a plant-then-replant start, the 2020 Arkansas peanut growing season ended with a smoother harvest than in previous years thanks to weather and a couple of new buying points, Andy […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Dealing with Root-Knot Nematodes Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
Tiny southern root-knot nematodes can make a big dent in yields and managing these miniature roundworms is a top priority for soybean growers. Nematodes are a large and diverse roundworm […]

Arkansas: Online Soybean Field Day, Sept. 17 Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will present the latest in Arkansas soybean research during an online soybean field day Sept. 17. It will be the third of […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Appearance of 2020 Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Southern rust was detected last week (July 6) in Arkansas, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf; Fig. 2) […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Field Performance Results from Mississippi County Feb 19, 2020

🕔Feb 19, 2020
To assess field performance of multiple peanut cultivars in one of the major peanut growing counties in Arkansas, Mississippi County, an on-farm field trial was established. The cultivars (Table 1) […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Crop Dodges Bullet After Soggy Fall, Late-Season Freeze Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Arkansas peanut growers faced harsh weather challenges in 2019, including weeks when the rain never seemed to end and a late-season deep freeze. In early November, a mass of arctic […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Performance with Root-Knot Nematodes Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas […]

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