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 […]

Illinois Corn: Southern Rust – All You Need to Know Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Southern rust is caused by the obligate fungal pathogen Puccinia polysora. Puccinia polysora produces fuzzy, raised structures called pustules on leaves and stalks of corn. Pustules contain thousands of small […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Freezing Temps Threaten Last Leg of Harvest Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
When you’ve got a dry day in a harvest season like this, you go for it. It was this common sense that kept Andy Vangilder, extension peanut agronomist for the […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Vangilder Prepping Growers, Extension Agents Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019
A successful Arkansas economy relies on two essential elements: agriculture and farmers. Unfortunately, fewer young people are choosing to farm, leaving a widening knowledge disparity for those watching over crops. […]

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