Sunday, December 10, 2023

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Extension specialist bringing expanded drone, imaging education to Arkansas agents, growers

⋅ BY RYAN McGEENEY ⋅ UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE Imagery provided by satellites and unmanned aerial vehicles — commonly known as drones —...

2023 Arkansas net farm income down nearly $1B, but still higher than 2021

⋅ BY MARY HIGHTOWER ⋅ U of A SYSTEM DIVISION OF AGRICULTURE Declines in crop and overall livestock receipts and direct government payments add up to...


Corn Planting Reminders

Water is often the limiting factor for corn production. The lack of water during key growth stages or an overabundance in stages when the...


Arkansas pushes corn through drought, rakes in more winter wheat despite rains

⋅ BY JOHN LOVETT ⋅ University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture High temperatures, drought and elevated input costs drove Arkansas corn and grain sorghum production...

Disease Watch: Tar Spot

Weed Management: Try A Seldom-Used Mode of Action

Weeds are the bane of most growers’ existence. In a growing class of “superweeds,” Palmer amaranth continues to frustrate farmers with its dogged resistance...

Editor’s Note

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Research Team Looking At Grain Bin Soundness

Severe weather affects all parts of farm country, but it was the 2020 derecho that swept across the  Corn Belt which  prompted a team of researchers to look specifically at grain bins. Led by University...

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Crop Protection

EPA Opens Public Comment on Draft Guidance for Pesticide Application Submissions that Require ESA Reviews

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on draft guidance to improve the efficiency of EPA’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) analyses...

Equipment & Technology

UGA’s Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture to host international conference

⋅ BY DAVID MITCHELL ⋅ Crop and livestock farms throughout Georgia are in a perpetual exchange of ideas and innovations to solve challenges that have...