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22
Jan
2020
Soybean Variety Selection and Field Performance Resources Now Available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The latest versions of three University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture publications to assist growers with soybean variety selection are now available here and at https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/soybean/.

22
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for January 13-17, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the past week of trading with an early steady trend following a 4 cent weekend decline.  The market suffered a midweek decline that extended through Thursday before rallying on Friday to recoup some of its losses (Figure 1).  The 2019 crop market opened the […]

22
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for January 13-17, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past week for Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market saw price moving within a narrow range until midweek when the statewide average plunged lower on Thursday and then more than regained the loss on Friday to end the week (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide […]

17
Jan
2020
2020 Arkansas Pesticide Training Summary
Author: Tommy Butts, Weed Scientist

By Jason Davis, Ples Spradley, Tommy Butts, Tom Barber, and Susie Nichols It has become increasingly difficult and frustrating to keep up with the required trainings that applicators are expected to maintain. In an attempt to simplify answering these questions, we have developed the list of trainings below. The following is a list of trainings […]

10
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for January 6-10, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened the first full week of 2020 trading with increased price strength.  The market rose each of the first three trading days, had a correction on Thursday, and regained most of its losses in Friday trading to end the week (Figure 1).  The 2019 crop […]

10
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for January 6-10, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The first full 2020 trading week for Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market saw price stay within a narrow 2 cent range without a clear future movement direction (Figure 1).  The market opened on Monday at a statewide average of $3.98, a 1 cent decline from the previous week closing […]

9
Jan
2020
Winter weed questions already?
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist The New Year is here and with it comes new hope that this growing season will be much better than 2019.  This year we have already started in somewhat better shape (at least prior to the upcoming monsoon) with a much higher percentage of fields that are ready to […]

7
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for December 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2019 Crop Soybean Cash Market opened 2020 with statewide averages 2 to 16 cents above the last 2019 daily statewide average on December 20 (Figure 1).  USDA-AMS reports were suspended for almost two weeks over the Christmas and New Year holidays.  The 2019 crop market opened the new year on […]

7
Jan
2020
Arkansas corn market report for December 30, 2019 – January 3, 2020
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market opened 2020 with renewed price strength compared to the 2019 reporting year close (Figure 1).  Reporting by USDA-AMS had ended on December 20, 2019.  The market reopened on Thursday, January 2 at a statewide average of $4.02, an increase of 9 cents over the […]

2
Jan
2020
Arkansas soybean market report for December 16-20, 2019, December monthly summary, and 2019 yearly summary
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas Daily Grain Report issued by USDA-AMS will not be published for the period of December 23, 2019-January 1, 2020.  This cash market report therefore includes price trends for the past week, the month of December, and a marketing year summary for the 2019 corn crop.  Regular publications of this Arkansas […]