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Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here.  The current tropical depression has dropped considerable rainfall amounts on

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Arkansas Rice College, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

Arkansas Rice College, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2017 Rice College on August 3, 2017 at the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart, AR starting at 8:00

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Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

Arkansas Plant Board Pulls Trigger on Dicamba Ban

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Arkansas State Plant Board approves emergency rule to ban use, sale of dicamba Governor must review changes, refer to legislative council subcommittee Hay and forage growers exempt from emergency ruling The Arkansas State Plant Board voted Friday for an emergency

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Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

Arkansas: Surge Irrigation – New Fact Sheet Offers a How-To Guide

👤By Meleah Perez, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Mississippi State University have developed a factsheet about surge irrigation, the first of its kind in the south. Surge irrigation is the intermittent application of water used to improve

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Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers Advised to Prepare for TS Cindy

Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers Advised to Prepare for TS Cindy

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 21, 2017

Arkansas livestock producers are being advised to make preparations for the arrival of what will be left of Tropical Storm Cindy once it’s done with the gulf states. Cindy, the third named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, was expected

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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Plant Board Votes to Restrict Use – Now a Re-Vote Required

👤Debra L Ferguson, AgFax Staff 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The Arkansas Plant Board voted on Tuesday, June 20, to allow applications of dicamba herbicide to continue on a restrictive basis. However, the board, which voted 11-3 on the restriction, will have a re-vote on Friday, June 23 due to

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Arkansas Rice: Blast Alert – Confirmed on Jupiter at Green Ring in Woodruff County

Arkansas Rice: Blast Alert – Confirmed on Jupiter at Green Ring in Woodruff County

👤By Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Most early planted rice in Arkansas is somewhere between green ring and panicle initiation and has started moving with the warm weather. Today (June 20, 2017), we received a report of leaf blast on medium grain rice variety Jupiter which

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Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Hits Mid-Season, Corn Pollinating

Arkansas Field Reports: Rice Hits Mid-Season, Corn Pollinating

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Russ Parker, Crittenden County “We have entered irrigation season. Rains on Friday gave us about a week of reprieve on pumping costs.

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Still Ongoing; Preparing for Mid-Season N Applications

Arkansas Rice: Planting Still Ongoing; Preparing for Mid-Season N Applications

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress “Like the jitterbug it plum evaded me.”  Not sure why rice prices keep climbing like they are, or why rice is still being planted, but here we are on May 47th…  Maybe the kids will dress up as

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Arkansas Rice: Scout for Sheath Blight as Crop Approaches Reproductive Stage

Arkansas Rice: Scout for Sheath Blight as Crop Approaches Reproductive Stage

👤By Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Scouting for sheath blight rice disease is recommended starting at the green ring developmental stage. Automatic application of fungicides is highly discouraged due to the potential of fungicide resistance development and nonprofitabiliy if applied in the absence or when sheath

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