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24
Sep
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for September 21, 2018
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators In the south, All fields have been harvested except for Lee County. Yields have been good on all fields so far. Data is pending on Jefferson County. In the north, Poinsett and Woodruff are mature and ready for harvest. All others are harvested. Harvest […]

24
Sep
2018
Arkansas corn market report for September 17-21, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 4 cents over the extended past weekend due to no Friday report.  A further decline on Tuesday was turned around on Wednesday and the upward trend continued through the remainder of the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday […]

24
Sep
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for September 17-21, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A long weekend occurred in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market with no prior Friday report. Price fell 10 cents over the weekend and opened on Monday at $7.58, 26 cents under the previous Monday average. Another 11 cents were lost on Tuesday before the market turned upward for the next […]

21
Sep
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – September 21, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators All fields have now reached insect-safe maturity levels and we’re just waiting on harvest. This will be the last update until all fields are harvested. To view field-specific information, see the full report here:  9-21-18 SRVP Weekly Update

17
Sep
2018
Climate Change, CO2 and Rice Production in the 21st Century: Now what?
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us Thursday, Sept. 20th at 3 PM CST for our next Food and Agribusiness Webinar ‘Climate Change, CO2 and Rice Production in the 21st Century: Now what?’ with Dr. Lewis Ziska. Rice is widely recognized as a major caloric source globally. What challenges do rising […]

14
Sep
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 9-14-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke September 14, 2018  No. 2018-29                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Update “For the good old American life: For the money, for the glory, and for the fun… mostly for the money.” – Bandit.  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will […]

14
Sep
2018
Arkansas corn cash market report for September 10-14, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market lost 1 cent over the past weekend and suffered a major loss on Wednesday toward an overall lower close (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.52, just 1 cent under the first day of trading […]

14
Sep
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for September 10-14, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market was shortened as no report was filed on Friday. The market had gained 2 cents over the weekend to open on Monday at $7.84.  Trading fluctuated through the week with a 15 cent drop on Tuesday followed by a 7 […]

14
Sep
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – Sept. 14, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators We’re down to one field that has not reached stink bug safe maturity level. Other than that, we’re just waiting for fields to dry down and harvest. TS Gordon could have been worse for our fields but luckily we got by without extremely high totals. […]

13
Sep
2018
Soybean producers: Cash in on free nematode assays
Author: Terry Kirkpatrick, Professor - Plant Pathology

By Terry Kirkpatrick, Extension Plant Pathologist and Nematologist Thanks to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and Dr. Travis Faske, who is cooperating with us, the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Lab will waive the assay fee for soybean fields for the 2018 season.  As in years past, we will be accepting soil samples for nematode assay from […]