Regional Farm News

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Arkansas Soybean Association’s “Grow for the Green” contest looking for 120 bushel yields; entry deadline approaching

“Grow for the Green,” the perennial competition that challenges the state’s soybean producers to put their growing know-how to the test, is hopi...
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Dicamba weed control to get top spot at Missouri Pest Management Day, July 7

Dicamba in all its forms gets prime focus at the University of Missouri Pest Management Field Day, July 7 at the MU Bradford Research Center. “It’...
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Arkansas: Dicamba drift complaints top 50

More than 50 complaints of crops damaged by dicamba herbicide drifting from neighboring farm fields have been reported to the Arkansas State Plant Boa...
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Breaking News: Arkansas State Plant Board schedules weekly meetings

In an attempt to address the growing flood of Dicamba related drift complaints, the Arkansas State Plant Board will hold weekly meeting for the next s...
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Rains challenge even Mississippi rice fields

Mississippi growers have flooded many of their rice fields now, but not before rains caused crop management challenges. Bobby Golden, a rice and soil ...
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AAD Responds to High Volume of Alleged Dicamba Misuse Complaints to the Arkansas State Plant Board

The Arkansas Agriculture Department is working to keep Arkansans informed about dicamba laws and regulations as inspectors work to address an increasi...
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Don’t freak out about Japanese beetles

They’re back, but they don’t scare me! It is very unusual to see economic damage from Japanese beetles in cotton, soybean, or corn. They may cause...
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Farmers can’t get a break. More storms bring flooding, replanting woes

Every week Arkansas farmers hope to put the devastating storms of late April and early May behind them, and every week, nature brings another round of...
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Hugh Beckham Named Horizon Ag Director of Sales and Marketing

Horizon Ag is pleased to announce that Hugh Beckham has joined the company as its director of sales and marketing. Beckham, whose career includes sale...
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture issues disaster declaration for 23 counties in state

Twenty-three counties in Arkansas have been declared disaster areas by the U.S. Department of of Agriculture, making growers and other property owners...