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Coburn says the first crop consultants he knew of were working as early as the late 1940s in the Mid-South. Grady Coburn remembers when a crop consultant was primarily hired to check for insect pests in cotton. “Cotton was the most complex crop grown in the South,” says Coburn, Pest Management Enterprises, Cheneyville, La. “Cotton also… Read more
In March, growers and AG industry professionals will have the opportunity to take part in a series of Pipe Planner instructional webinars given by Delta Plastics’ Irrigation Specialist Chris DeClerk. The two-hour webinars are offered at 9:00 am and 2:00 pm on the days scheduled and will detail data collection, input, troubleshooting and navigation through… Read more
Considering the 6 plus inches of rain we had the last 24 hours, irrigation is the last thing on most folks minds. While we have some time around the shop the next few weeks, here are some things to consider to prepare for irrigation season this summer. Watermark soil moisture sensors are probably the most… Read more
Registration for the 2018 Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting, a joint meeting of the Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers, will begin at 8:00 am on Monday, February 19. The meeting will start promptly at 8:30. All attendees should register by visiting http://www.arkansasrice.org/annualmeeting/. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is the keynote speaker. The event will feature a trade… Read more