Arkansas: Peanut Harvest Seeing Same Slow Progress as Other Crops

🕔Nov 9, 2018Consider the peanut: more legume than nut, more row crop than bush or tree. And in Arkansas agriculture, it has often been more specialty crop than practical rotation crop for […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Avoiding Cold Injury

🕔Oct 19, 2018During the 2017 cropping season there were reports of freeze injury on peanut in Arkansas. Those that were injured were dug a day or two before morning temperatures dipped a […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Late Season Irrigation Scheduling and Pod Rots

🕔Aug 17, 2018Based on the USDA-FSA there are 26,000 acres of peanut in Arkansas, a 10% reduction from 2017 in which there were 29,000 acres planted in the state.  Some of the […]

Arkansas: Soybean College Focuses on Importance of Identification

🕔Aug 14, 2018When it comes to the No. 1 crop in Arkansas, the state’s soybean agronomists and other row crop experts have their work cut out for them in their efforts to […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Hot Conditions Favor Southern Blight

🕔Jul 25, 2018Currently, the 2018 Arkansas peanut crop is looking good to excellent. The majority of the peanut fields range in maturity from full pod to beginning seed (Fig. 1). Blooming has […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Detected, Start Scouting

🕔Jul 18, 2018Southern rust was detected last week (July 13) in Conway Co. near Plumerville and in Jackson Co. near Newport.  In both cases the incidence was low (one or two plants) […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Southern Blight, Leaf Spot Management

🕔Jun 25, 2018Based on the current estimates there has been about 29,000 acres of peanut planted in Arkansas, which is similar to that of the 2017 cropping season.  The peanut crop ranges […]

Arkansas: Extension Agronomists Report Good Conditions for Most Crops

🕔May 25, 2018Warm, dry weather had benefits for some Arkansas farmers; with 94 percent of corn and 95 percent or rice rated fair to excellent condition, according to the National Agricultural Statistics […]

Arkansas: 2017 – Great Year for Cotton, Soybeans, Corn

🕔Feb 22, 2018With record yields for Arkansas cotton and soybeans, 2017 offered silver linings for the state as flooding cut the state’s rice acreage and drought battered hay and winter wheat. According […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

🕔Nov 22, 2017The 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 […]

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