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2021 Yield of Dreams

Winter production meeting schedule

Yield of Dreams
Yield of Dreams 2021 production meetings and field days. 


New year. New tactics.

Join us in January and February as the Division of Agriculture moves its winter production meetings online. Each webinar will begin at 1 p.m.  We will hear from our agronomists and economists as well as our experts in irrigation, new technology, weed, insect and disease management.

  • Jan. 12 — Corn production meeting
    • Corn and Grain Sorghum Hybrid Recommendations/Production Practices – Jason Kelley
    • Weed Control in Corn and Grain Sorghum – Tom Barber
    • Disease Management in Corn – Terry Spurlock
    • Corn Fertility – Trent Roberts
    • Insect Management in Corn and Grain Sorghum – Glenn Studebaker
  • Jan. 14 — Rice production meeting
    • Agronomy – variety selection, seeding rates, harvest aids - Jarrod Hardke
    • Weed Science – applications, sedges, grass, technologies, resistance - Tommy Butts
    • Entomology – insect control, stink bugs, bill bugs, seed treatments - Nick Bateman
    • Pathology – fungicides and timings - Yeshi Wamishe
    • Fertility – Nitrogen and general fertility - Trent Roberts
    • Furrow - Irrigated Rice- Hardke, Justin Chlapecka
    • Live Q&A with all presenters
  • Jan. 21 — Cotton production meeting
    • Variety Selection - Bill Robertson
    • Cotton fertility - Matt Fryer 
    • Cotton weed management - Tom Barber
    • Cotton disease and nematode management - Travis Faske
    • Cotton insect management - Gus Lorenz
  • Jan. 26 — Peanuts production meeting
    • Demo results/variety testing - Andy Vangilder
    • Weed management - Tom Barber
    • Insect management - Glenn Studebaker
    • Disease management - Travis Faske 
  • Jan. 28 — Marketing, New Technologies, and Irrigation 
    • Grain and cotton market outlook for 2021 - Scott Stiles
    • Crop Budgets 101 - Breana Watkins
    • Sprayer Technology - Jason Davis
    • Furrow irrigation - Mike Hamilton
    • Irrigation contest and school update - Chris Henry 
  • Feb 2 — Soybean production meeting
    • Soybean Update/Variety Technology Comparison - Jeremy Ross
    • Insect update/Heligen - Ben Thrash        
    • Nematode management - Travis Faske
    • Soybean fertility - Trent Roberts
    • Soybean weed control - Tommy Butts

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses. 

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your county extension office as soon as possible.  Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.