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21
May
2019
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 17, 2019
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, RRVP Coordinators The Chicot and Jefferson County fields received fertilizer applications and are going to flood. More fields have emerged this past week with good stand counts. Cooler temperatures until mid-week slowed growth and caused some stress in certain fields but warmer temperatures are speeding recovery and growth. Weed […]

20
May
2019
May 23 Webinar: USDA’s 2019/20 U.S. and Global Forecasts for Rice, Grains, Oilseeds, and Cotton
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar at 12 noon CST on Thursday, May 23rd as we host Rachel Trego. She will present the new 2019/20 forecasts that USDA published on May 10 for the major grains, oilseeds, and cotton. The presentation will include U.S. production, use, and […]

20
May
2019
Arkansas soybean market report for May 13-17, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The Arkansas 2018 Crop Soybean Market started with a downward weekend price move and posted gains through most of the trading week before suffering a Friday correction (Figure 1).  The market lost 7 cents over the weekend break and opened on Monday at a statewide average of $7.71, 23 cents under […]

20
May
2019
Arkansas Corn Market Report for May 13-17, 2019
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist The past seven day period was an “up week” for Arkansas 2018 No. 2 Yellow Corn Cash Market.  The uptick started with a 3 cent weekend gain. Market price then had increases of 1 to 11 cents per day for the entire week (Figure 1).  Price opened on Monday at $3.60, 11 cents […]

17
May
2019
Arkansas Rice Update 5-17-19
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Dr. Jarrod Hardke The 12th Arkansas Rice Update of 2019 is available here: https://www.uaex.edu/farm-ranch/crops-commercial-horticulture/rice/Arkansas%20Rice%20Update%205-17-19.pdf It includes information on progress, preflood N timing, armyworms, seedling disease, and herbicide drift.  This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://uaex.edu/rice) and the Arkansas Row Crops blog (http://arkansas-crops.com).

17
May
2019
Fungicide seed treatments: Worth your money in the presence of rice seed and seedling diseases
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it is highly possible you’re dealing with a seedling disease complex caused by fungi and other microbes, of which Rhizoctonia solaniis […]

17
May
2019
Soybean Research Verification Program Update – May 17, 2019
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, SRVP Coordinators Just like the rest of our state, we’ve struggled to get the season started. We are well behind our usual pace, especially in south Arkansas. However, we have had a few fields planted. Refer to the linked pdf for field-specific information.

15
May
2019
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 10, 2019
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, RRVP Coordinators Most growers have had few days to work during the best planting windows but work they have, planting at night and into the early morning hours to get rice into the ground. Overall, the stands are very good in program fields and pre-emergence herbicides are working great.

14
May
2019
May 17: Deadline to Certify Production for 2018 Market Facilitation Program (MFP).
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds growers they have until May 17, 2019 to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). The MFP provides payments to producers of cotton, corn, sorghum, soybeans, wheat, dairy, hogs, fresh sweet cherries and shelled almonds. FSA will issue payments based on the producer’s certified […]

14
May
2019
May 16: Crop Insurance “Late Planting Period” Ends for Corn in Northeast Arkansas
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist

For nine (9) northeast Arkansas counties (shown in the table below) the crop insurance “Late Planting Period” ends Thursday, May 16th. Corn planted after this date will not be insurable. Also, growers intending to file for a “Prevented Planting” payment will need to do so within 72 hours of the end of the “Late Planting […]