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Wheat Production in Arkansas

Arkansas is a top-ten producer of soft red winter wheat in the United States. In recent years, acreage has averaged 600,000 acres and yields have averaged 58 bushels per acre. Most wheat acres are double-cropped with soybeans following wheat harvest. The majority is grown in:

• Mississippi River Delta region of Eastern Arkansas

• Arkansas River Valley region of Western Arkansas

• Red River Valley region of Southwest Arkansas

Wheat in Arkansas is planted in October - November and harvested in early June.

Wheat Production Practices

The Cooperative Extension Service, part of the University of Arkansas System's Division of Agriculture, is dedicated to providing up-to-date educational programs consisting of research-based information for profitable wheat production.

2020 Wheat Quick Facts Sheet

2019 Arkansas Wheat Research Verification Program Report

Insect Management | Field Crops - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

Pesticide Training, Licensing, and Education - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

Arkansas Insect Pest Photo Gallery - Research & Extension | Division of Agriculture | University of Arkansas System

Number Date Title
RS611 current 2019 Arkansas Wheat Cultivar Performance Tests

Arkansas Variety Testing - Wheat - Research & Extension | Division of Agriculture | University of Arkansas System

Row Crop Verification - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

Economics & Marketing - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

Farm Planning ( Budgets, Risk Management, Planning Tools)

Crop Enterprise Budgets for Arkansas Field Crops

Food & Farm Policy

Commodity Markets (Market News, Situation Outlook)

MarketMaker (Farmers' Markets, Locally Grown)

Sustainability

USDA ERS Reports for Crops

USDA ERS Wheat Reports

Biosecurity - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

Soil Test Reports Online | Soil Testing & Research Laboratory in Marianna | Division of Agriculture | University of Arkansas SystemSoil Test Reports Online
Soil Testing & Research Laboratory in Marianna, Arkansas.

Agricultural Technology - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension

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