Arkansas Cotton: Crop Nearing Finish Line, When to Start Defoliation Aug 31, 2022

    🕔Aug 31, 2022
    We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop. The hot dry summer moved cotton toward cutout quickly. Rainfall and a break in temperatures at the end of […]

    Cotton: Drought Drops U.S. Harvest to Lowest Level Since 19th Century Aug 17, 2022

    🕔Aug 17, 2022
    The United States is expected to harvest its lowest number of cotton acres since the 19th century, according to an estimate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “USDA projected this year’s […]

    Arkansas Cotton: Drought Situation ‘Could Get Real Ugly Before It Is Over’ Jul 14, 2022

    🕔Jul 14, 2022
    Arkansas’ cotton may look decent now but continued high temperatures could really hit farmers in the pocketbook, Bill Robertson, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of […]

    Arkansas: Cotton Sustainability Field Day, Trumann, June 22 Jun 14, 2022

    🕔Jun 14, 2022
    A June 22 field day at the Judd Hill Foundation Farm near Trumann, will feature discussions on why sustainability is important not only to cotton farmers, but also to the […]

    Arkansas Cotton: Favorable Weather Boosts Planting; Dec. Contracts at 11-Year High May 18, 2022

    🕔May 18, 2022
    A much-needed stretch of sunny days has enabled Arkansas’ cotton farmers to get more than half of their planting done as December futures prices hit highest their highest level in […]

    Arkansas Hits New Annual Yield Records in Rice, Cotton; Winter Wheat Acres Expected to Decline Jan 14, 2022

    🕔Jan 14, 2022
    Arkansas’ rice and cotton crops both hit record yields in 2021 as expected, while yields for corn and soybeans were roughly the same as the previous year, according to Wednesday’s […]

    Arkansas Cotton: 2021 County Variety Testing Update Dec 8, 2021

    🕔Dec 8, 2021
    We strive to release yield information as quickly as possible to allow for unbiased comparisons to assist in the variety selection process for next year. This information will be updated […]

    Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Online Field Day, Oct. 28 Oct 19, 2021

    🕔Oct 19, 2021
    Corn and cotton are the topics for the next virtual field day presented by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, […]

    Arkansas: Tropical Depression 9 Looms as Farmers Begin Harvest Aug 26, 2021

    🕔Aug 26, 2021
    Arkansas growers will be paying closer attention to their weather apps with development of Tropical Depression 9 and a forecast path that could bring the storm’s wind and rain to […]

    Arkansas Cotton: Mitigating Risks with a Late-Maturing Crop Jul 8, 2021

    🕔Jul 8, 2021
    Management considerations for cotton do not change significantly because of late-planting or a late-maturing cotton crop, but the attention to detail and timing do become more critical. Below is a […]


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