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Arkansas Rice: How Wet Is It?

Arkansas Rice: How Wet Is It?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 13, 2017

While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today. Most do not need a reminder but the current forecast looks reminiscent of what happened in 2016 (Table 1). Far southeast Arkansas in

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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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Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

Dicamba Drift: Arkansas Researchers Find All Formulations Volatile; 876 Injury Reports

👤By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture and AgFax Staff 🕔Aug 10, 2017

There is no doubt that Dicamba is volatile and researchers at the University of Arkansas have the tests to prove it. Every formulation they tested has demonstrated volatility. Some of the group tested can continue to volatilize at least 36 hours

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Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Begins; Making Harvest Aid Decisions

Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Begins; Making Harvest Aid Decisions

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very good. Some yields have been 20 bu greater than the

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Arkansas Rice: When To Drain, When to Drain?

Arkansas Rice: When To Drain, When to Drain?

👤By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Specialist, University of Arkansas 🕔Jul 30, 2017

We need a break from the daytime and (especially) the nighttime heat – and it looks like we’re in for it. If the current forecast holds, a lot of this rice crop is in for ideal grain filling conditions. Some

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Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas Rice Specialists 🕔Jul 21, 2017

Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening up a new market for U.S. rice.  While it will

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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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Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders

Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Rice Specialists 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Crop Progress Some like it hot – for those that do, your time has arrived.  Consistent temperatures in the 90s and bright conditions have the crop looking better every day.  We now have over 25% of the rice in the

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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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