Regional Farm News

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Louisiana : Diseases, insects, weeds are concerns as rice season progresses

As the 2018 rice crop progresses into the heading stage, farmers should be looking out for diseases and insects, but weed control should also remain a...
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Arkansas : Peach workshop set for July 12

Experts in peach production will gather at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Fruit Research Station near Clarksville to discus...
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Farmers : Remember to use Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines

Prescribed fire, a strategically planned and carefully managed fire application, is among the most efficient and economic methods of removing crop s...
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Arkansas : Governor Hutchinson Continues meets with U.S. Trade Representative

Governor Asa Hutchinson held media availability on Thursday afternoon to discuss highlights from this week’s trip to Washington D.C., where he m...
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Cotton : Mitigating burn from post herbicide application

There have been numerous calls on burned cotton from either Dual, Outlook or Warrant tankmixed with herbicides like XtendiMax, Engenia or Enlist One. ...
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Rice : LSU AgCenter rice field day set for June 27 in Crowley

Rice farmers at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 27 will hear about research being conducted to help them gr...
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BREAKING : Arkansas State Plant Board new Loyant Advisory Statement

Following concern from Arkansas growers and applicators regarding alleged damage from the application of Loyant, a rice herbicide, the AAD’s State P...
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Insects : Row Crop Scouting School – Jonesboro, AR, June 7

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Coo...
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Turfgrass : Field day yields unique opportunities for exploration of innovative ideas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will showcase the latest innovations and methods in turfgrass management during its annual T...
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Insects : Don’t confuse cutworm with army worms

We’ve had a pretty good run of cutworms in some fields, but we’ve also had some mistaken identity where army worms have actually been the problem....