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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Rice planting was rapidly finishing. Soybean planting was rapidly taking place. Corn was being prepared for irrigation. Buffalo

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Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

Trade Talks: Ag Groups to President – “Do No Harm” – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔May 22, 2017

Commodity groups largely stressed a “do no harm” approach after learning the White House had started the official clock for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.   The White House notified the House Ways and Means Committee and the

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Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol-Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Most of the field corn is tasseling. Received much needed rain over the weekend. Producers preparing to start soybean

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Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔May 22, 2017

The UK, the largest market for U.S. rice in the EU, has experienced an impressive 207 percent increase in all types of U.S. rice imports during the first 3 months of 2017 (over 10,000 MT valued at $5.4 million).  This

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Louisiana Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

Louisiana Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

👤From a press release 🕔May 22, 2017

Horizon Ag will hold a field day in Kaplan, Louisiana, on June 27 to brief rice farmers about the new Provisia Rice System. Developed by BASF through traditional breeding, Provisia rice is tolerant to Provisia herbicide, which received EPA registration

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AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global

👤AgFax Staff 🕔May 19, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Up; Weed Herbicide Resistance Is Global; Brazil’s Scandal Hits Soybean Market; and more.

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Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related to flooding that will

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Rice Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

Rice Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 19, 2017

The rice market has been somewhat quieter this week as growers along the Upper Delta are beginning to assess the damage from the flooding and all of the attention has been focused in that area.  On balance, it has been

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Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

Herbicide-Resistant Weeds: What Can the U.S. Learn From Australia? No Easy Answers. – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔May 19, 2017

There have been more than a few jokes this week about the irony of weed scientists choosing Colorado as a meeting place to talk about resistance. However, no one in this audience is laughing about the global threat of weeds

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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