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24
Dec
2014
Soybean Update now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, and herbicide and chloride sensitivity. This information listed in the Soybean Update is largely derived from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Soybean Performance Trials and screening programs, and is provided as an aid in variety selection.  View the Soybean […]

22
Dec
2014
Arkansas soybean market reports for Dec. 15-19, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The 2014 crop AR cash soybean market began the past week of trading with an 8 cent weekend loss to open on Monday with a statewide average of $10.49. Price then moved narrowly lower throughout the week to a Friday closing level of $10.39, an 18 cent fall from the prior week closing mark (Figure […]

16
Dec
2014
2014 Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Annual Report Available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2014 Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program annual report is available in the corn and grain sorghum sections of the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops Blog. The 2014 growing season was the fifteenth year for the Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program (CGSRVP).  The CGSRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between […]

16
Dec
2014
2014 Arkansas Corn Standardized Hybrid Trial Annual Report Available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2014 Arkansas Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trial annual report is now available.  The report is located under the corn section of the publications tab on the Arkansas Row Crops Blog. The 2014 growing season was the seventh year for the Corn Standardized County Hybrid Trial Program.  The program’s goal is to increase knowledge on […]

15
Dec
2014
Arkansas soybean market reports for Dec. 8-12, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The 2014 crop AR cash soybean market began the past week of trading with an 8 cent weekend gain to open on Monday with a statewide average of $10.54. Price added 6 more cents on Tuesday before encountering a Wednesday correction that ate away all of the weekend and early week gains. Price climbed higher […]

8
Dec
2014
2015 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and 2015 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts now available
Author: Kevin Lawson, Program Associate - Corn & Grain Sorghum Verification

The 2015 Arkansas Corn Quick Facts and the 2015 Arkansas Grain Sorghum Quick Facts are now available.  These publications are a one page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service corn and grain sorghum recommendations.  You can find these quick facts under the publication tab of the […]

8
Dec
2014
Arkansas soybean market reports for Dec. 1-5, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The 2014 crop AR cash soybean market began its first full week of post-Thanksgiving trading with a 25 cent weekend loss, opening on Monday with a statewide average of $10.32.  Price fell further on Tuesday before stabilizing on Wednesday into a full recovery that eventually regained all of the midweek losses and part of the […]

4
Dec
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 12-4-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update December 4, 2014 New information is available by following the links below: Rice Information Sheet 173 containing the final results of the Arkansas Rice Performance Trials, Producer Rice Evaluation Program, and DD50 Planting Date studies. Preliminary 2014 Rice Harvest Acreage Summary table (will be finalized after release of final FSA acreage report […]

2
Dec
2014
Arkansas soybean market reports – Nov. 24-28, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

The shortened Thanksgiving week of trading for the 2014 crop AR cash soybean market began with a 4 cent weekend loss, recovered nicely on Tuesday, and then closed with a comfortable weekly gain on Wednesday. The Monday statewide average was $10.44 and a 17 cent Tuesday gain took the market to its short week high. […]

21
Nov
2014
Arkansas soybean market reports – Nov. 21, 2014
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

A week of trading for the 2014 crop AR cash soybean market that began with a 13 cent weekend rise showed how price trend can turn around quickly. The Monday statewide average was $10.47, up 13 cents from the previous Friday daily closing average. The strength quickly disappeared as the market moved steadily lower to […]