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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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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: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

Rice: U.S. Production Estimates Drastically Reduced

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔May 17, 2017

USA Rice’s World Market Price Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. yesterday to review with U.S. Department of Agriculture officials USDA’s first projections of global rice supply and demand statistics for 2017/2018, including world rice stocks, area and production estimates for the

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Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

Arkansas Flooding: Replanting but Too Late for Many Rice Acres – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔May 16, 2017

On May 2, flooding from heavy rains inundated farm fields, homes and businesses in Arkansas. The storms caught both livestock and row-crop farmers at a critical time, according to Randy Veach, president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau. “We have livestock

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Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

Arkansas: Ag Flood Damage Estimate Widens to $175Mln

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔May 16, 2017

As floodwater from late April’s inundation spread southward through Arkansas, its destructive reach expanded to 977,800 acres of farmland and the dollar value of its damage has grown so far to about $175 million, according to an updated estimate released

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Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

Arkansas Field Reports: Strong Planting Pace, Still Evaluating Flood Damage

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Farmers continue to recover from heavy rainfall and major flooding. Rice planting continued, and soybean planting began at

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Cool, wet nights have caused instances of Pythium and Rhizoctonia seedling diseases in cotton and soybeans. Early planted

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Rice Update: Flooding Brings Volatility to Market, WASDE Releases Bullish Report

Rice Update: Flooding Brings Volatility to Market, WASDE Releases Bullish Report

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 15, 2017

The rice industry has had another active week as conditions remain questionable throughout parts of the U.S. rice growing region and the weather market persists.  In the domestic market, very little has happened from a cash pricing standpoint as most

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Nearly Complete; What About Replanting and Other Problems?

Arkansas Rice: Planting Nearly Complete; What About Replanting and Other Problems?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔May 12, 2017

Crop Progress As of Monday planting progress was 92% based on USDA-NASS numbers.  There were more acres planted during the dry conditions this week and relatively little rice should be left to plant in the state – but the replant

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Missouri Wheat: What to Do After Floods? What and See.

Missouri Wheat: What to Do After Floods? What and See.

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri 🕔May 11, 2017

Wheat flooded before harvest brings questions from affected farmers. What do they do now? University of Missouri Extension field crops specialists said, “Wait and see.” During a weekly teleconference, field staff answered questions from farmers. Dirty or even mud-caked wheat

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