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21
May
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for May 14-18, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist  A 17 cent weekend gain in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market lifted price for the early part of the past trading week before a midweek drop took the market to a lower level. The market opened trading on Monday at a statewide average of $10.07, 8 cents over the […]

21
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 21, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators The Chicot Co. field has an established permanent flood.   Arkansas, Desha and Jefferson counties are scheduled for spraying, fertilizing and applying permanent flood. Due to dry conditions and adequate heat units, rice is being pushed to flood earlier than normal in some cases. Rainfall has […]

21
May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

18
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-18-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Nick Bateman May 18, 2018  No. 2018-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few inches.  Even the small […]

18
May
2018
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this past week. Although there was some rain in areas late week, there were no fields that had received any rain at the time of our visits. Hoping that all of our fields received some of the late week […]

18
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Update for May 18, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  We have started irrigation on two fields based on Irrigation Scheduler.  Mississippi County Corn Verification Field was moved to a new location due to a delay in land leveling.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification […]

15
May
2018
Arkansas soybean market report for May 7-11, 2018
Author: Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist

By Bob Stark, Agricultural Economist A 25 cent weekend loss in the Arkansas 2017 Crop Soybean Cash Market dropped price under the $10.00 level for the first time since February 13.  The market slowly climbed uphill throughout the week, but another serious loss on Friday dropped the statewide average price well under the $10.00 level […]

11
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-11-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 11, 2018  No. 2018-11                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Flush’em if you got’em.  It’s hot, and it’s dry.  The current conditions of highs in the upper 80s to low 90s look to continue until some rain chances late next week.  The heat means great […]

11
May
2018
Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 11, 2018
Author: Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chuck Capps, Corn and Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Coordinator The Corn Research Verification Program Fields are progressing well this week.  All could use a rain.  Both Grain Sorghum Research Verification Program Fields have emerged and Arkansas County received enough rainfall for pre-emerge herbicide to be activated. River Valley Update– Kevin VanPelt (Conway County) […]

11
May
2018
May 17 Webinar: Keith Coble’s Farm Bill Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on the Farm Bill. Previously, Coble worked at USDA Economic Research Service and studied at Texas […]