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.
2022 Arkansas Wheat Research Verification Program Report
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Recommended Chemicals for Weed And Brush Control
Grains, Small, Herbicides, Fertilizer as a Carrier Compatibility
Grains, Small, Herbicides, Restrictions for Feed, Forage and Grazing
Wheat Herbicides, Crop Replant and Rotation Guide
Wheat Herbicides, Weed Response Ratings for
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Ken Smith, UACES Weed Scientist & Committee Chair | Arkansas Herbicide Resistance Committee
Weed Management | Field Crops.- Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
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Insecticide Recommendations for Arkansas Small Grain (Wheat)
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
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Disease Management | Field Crops - Pest Management | Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
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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
Commodity Markets (Market News, Situation Outlook)
MarketMaker (Farmers' Markets, Locally Grown)
Biosecurity - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
Soil Test Reports Online
Soil Testing & Research Laboratory in Marianna, Arkansas.
Agricultural Technology - Farm & Ranch | Arkansas Extension
- Arkansas Row Crops Blog
The latest news and recommendations from Extension specialists across all row crops.
- Water Management
Irrigation methods and water conservation research from Extension specialists.
- Center for Agricultural & Rural Sustainability
Balancing the demands of community, agriculture and ecosystems.