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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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California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

👤By Luis Espino, University of California 🕔May 19, 2017

A FIFRA Section 2(ee) Recommendation has been issued for control of tadpole shrimp (TPS) using Dimilin 2L. The recommendation states to use Dimilin two to 10 days after the field is flooded; it also states that Dimilin does not appear

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, 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 the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

Drought Outlook: Removal, Easement Expected for Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Rich Tinker, NOAA 🕔May 18, 2017

Drought coverage across the country has progressively declined over the past several months, as assessed by the Drought Monitor. At the end of November 2016, drought encompassed more than one-quarter of the nation. That number dropped below 12 percent at

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Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

Drought Monitor: Continued Widespread Rains Miss Most of Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Brad Rippey, USDA 🕔May 18, 2017

Summary An active weather pattern continued to result in widespread showers, with some of the heaviest rain falling across the Plains, Midwest, and mid-South. Another area of significant precipitation stretched across the middle and northern Atlantic States, while showers also

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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