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Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish  “Scattered rainfall continued to slow down corn and soybean harvest. Sugarcane producers were preparing ground for planting

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Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 21, 2017

The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on Highway J. Tour speakers include: Michael Aide, Soil Scientist, Southeast

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Rice: So, Why Has The Market Turned Lower?

Rice: So, Why Has The Market Turned Lower?

👤By Scott Stiles, Economist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Compared to the other major crops, rough rice futures look relatively unscathed in the aftermath of the August 10 USDA reports. Corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton have all lost 4 to 7% over the past week. As for rice, the

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Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Where soil conditions are drier in central Arkansas, more early yields are starting to come in. In the southeast where progress should be greater than it is, growers are going with tracks on machines to get rolling. Overall yield reports

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Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

Mississippi: Row Crops Could Use a Little Sunshine

👤By Linda Breazeale, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Mississippi’s row crops have had enough rain, and most fields just need sunshine. Erick Larson, grain crops specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said corn is mature and will gain no benefit from additional moisture. In the first

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they are running tracks.

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Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

Rice: Columbia Expands Market for U.S. Export of Rough-Paddy Rice

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The government of Colombia has reached an agreement with USDA to allow for expanded market access for U.S. exports of paddy rice. The agreement was announced August 17 by USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

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Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

👤From RiceTec 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Texas – Derrol Grymes With a good, dry week, a majority of the guys on the west side of the district will be wrapping up first crop by the weekend. The east side guys are rolling strong as well, but they are

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Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

Rice Market: Prevailing World Rough Prices Down from Last Week

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 16, 2017

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting marketing loan gain (MLG) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rates

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