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Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Specialists 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the fall and spring as needed. Over half of the state’s

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Arkansas Rice: How Much of the Crop Is Down? What Can Be Done About It?

Arkansas Rice: How Much of the Crop Is Down? What Can Be Done About It?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Specialists 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Crop Progress Rarely are Extension specialists at a loss for words – you know it’s true.  After seeing the forecasts for rain and wind reduced all week long as Hurricane Harvey approached, we were all tempted to relax a little

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Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Aug 31, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey is cutting a wide path across the mid-south as heavy rain and winds up to 40 mph move through rice growing regions in the area. Early yields had indicated an average year in the southwestern region and

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Texas Rice: Harvest 80-90% Finished Ahead of Harvey, Fields Not Heading Should Be Safe

Texas Rice: Harvest 80-90% Finished Ahead of Harvey, Fields Not Heading Should Be Safe

👤By Mo Way, Texas AgriLife Extension Rice Specialist 🕔Aug 29, 2017

The rain gauge here, about 15 miles east of Winnie and about 15 miles southwest of Beaumont, is almost at three feet. Roads everywhere in our area are flooded and it’s still raining, although Harvey is slowly going east and

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Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather, but an approaching tropical storm could complicate getting the remaining crop out of the fields. Steve Linscombe, director of the LSU

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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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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 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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Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today (8/11).  Most do not need a reminder but the

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Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain

Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 11, 2017

After a tumultuous spring, in which rains and flooding upended more than 10 percent of total rice acreage throughout Arkansas, swallowing sunk input costs and costing the state an estimated $175 million in crop losses, the nation’s No. 1 rice

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