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Rice – Hurricane Harvey Takes A Wide Economic Toll – AgFax

Rice – Hurricane Harvey Takes A Wide Economic Toll – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 2, 2017

A wide portion of the Arkansas crop went down. Rice also lodged to varying degrees in Mississippi and northeast Louisiana. Some yield will be lost and quality issues could arise where rice went down. At the least, this has now

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AgFax Rice Midsouth/Texas: Hurricane Harvey Adds A Major Complication

AgFax Rice Midsouth/Texas: Hurricane Harvey Adds A Major Complication

🕔Aug 24, 2017

Rice harvest has gained momentum in Arkansas and Mississippi. Early yield reports from southeast Arkansas are quite good. A small amount of cutting has even started in northeast Arkansas. See comments by Jarrod Hardke.  Much of the first crop in Texas and southeast Louisiana is out of the field.

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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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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 Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

Rice Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 12, 2017

Persistent rains have kept combines out of the field in both coastal and Midsouth rice. More rain in the forecast, too.

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Mississippi Rice: Harvest Totals May Eclipse Early Forecasts

Mississippi Rice: Harvest Totals May Eclipse Early Forecasts

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Combines began rolling in Mississippi Delta rice fields as soon as growers marked the beginning of August, but wet weather soon shut down early harvest attempts. Bobby Golden, a rice and soil fertility agronomist with the Mississippi State University Extension

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AgFax Rice: Harvest Starts In Arkansas, Mississippi – Rains Stalls Louisiana

AgFax Rice: Harvest Starts In Arkansas, Mississippi – Rains Stalls Louisiana

🕔Aug 4, 2017

A small amount of harvest started this week in Mississippi and maybe in Arkansas. But rainfall has sidelined combines in places. Rain continues to bedevil farmers in southwest Louisiana. Growers caught a short break in the weather late last week and into this week and were able to

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Rice Harvest: Nibbling Away On Coastal Crop, Mississippi Draining – AgFax

Rice Harvest: Nibbling Away On Coastal Crop, Mississippi Draining – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Rains continue to stall harvest in southwest Louisiana, Texas. A small amount of draining starts in the Midsouth.

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Rice Harvest Starts In Texas But Rains Delay Coastal Progress – AgFax

Rice Harvest Starts In Texas But Rains Delay Coastal Progress – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 14, 2017

While rice harvest has started in Texas, any progress there or in southwest Louisiana have been hampered by too much rain.

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Rice Harvest Cranks Up In Louisiana’s Earliest Fields – AgFax

Rice Harvest Cranks Up In Louisiana’s Earliest Fields – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jul 8, 2017

First rice cut for 2017 in Louisiana, making for an early start. More heading begins in Midsouth.

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