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Arkansas AgCast | August 19, 2021

This week, we get the latest on this year’s cotton crop and take a look at tools and techniques that will help with future crops. We also hear about a new and surprisingly sweet blackberry called the Ponca and we learn all about Rock City Burger week.
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Arkansas AgCast | August 12, 2021

This week, we learn about the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff’s Small Farm Program and a new effort to get a better map of broadband and cell coverage in Arkansas. We also visit a Monroe County farm to get an update on this year’s corn crop.
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VIDEO: Soybean Update with Dr. Ross | Farmer Update

From early planting to torrential floods to extreme heat, this growing season has been a roller coaster for soybean farmers. Dr. Jeremy Ross, soybean agronomist with the University of Arkansas System Extension - UAEX, gives a mid-year update on the state’s soybean crop and provides guidance for the remainder of the year to growers who have late planted soybeans.
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Arkansas AgCast | August 5, 2021

On this week's edition we get an update on this year's rice production in the state and learn about the upcoming briefing with the Senate Ag Committee taking place in Arkansas.
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Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame Event Postponed

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced that its Aug. 20 induction ceremony will be postponed due to safety concerns surrounding the increase in COVID-19 cases in Arkansas. The induction ceremony is now scheduled to occur March 4, 2022, effectively skipping a year between induction classes.
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VIDEO: Army Worms in Arkansas

Army worms have been on the march across Arkansas this summer, damaging grass and forage crops. Watch to see what these destructive seasonal invaders have been doing in southwest Arkansas and learn about the challenges of controlling them.
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