The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board developed a podcast in 2017 called The Arkansas Soybean Podcast. The purpose of this series is to provide timely and important production information to soybean growers and industry professionals in the state. We will publish episodes bi-weekly, each will be based on our video series. The Field to Film: Featured Research series includes soybean research funded by Arkansas soybean growers and their checkoff. If you'd like to check it out, find the entire series on the board's YouTube channel.
Episode 106: Weed Seed Destruction
Dr. Bob Scott, weed specialist with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, shares tips on how to destroy seeds of common weeds before they can germinate by using harvest weed seed destruction equipment. This research is funded by the checkoff dollars and the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board.
Episode 105: Neonicotinoid Effects on Arkansas Honey Bees
Dr. Gus Lorenz, entomologist with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, details his team's finding on the relationship between neonicotinoids and honey bees.
Episode 104: Mild Winters, Harsh Effects
In this episode, Dr. Gus Lorenz, extension entomologist with the University of Arkansas's Division of Agriculture discusses the worrisome effects mild winters have on Arkansas' soybean producers.
Episode 103: Chemical Sprays the Smart Way
In this episode, Jason Davis, application technician with the University of Arkansas cooperative Extension Service, presents the best application practices for greater results.
Episode 102: Outwitting Weed Resistance
In this episode, Dr. Bob Scott discusses the development of new herbicide technologies to control broadleaf weeds in Arkansas soybeans.
Episode 101: Battling Palmer Pigweed
In this episode, Dr. Bob Scott, weed scientist with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, updates us on the battle against Palmer Pigweed in the 2017 growing season.