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Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents J. Joe Moore, Sharp County “Producers were spraying pastures for weeds and working cattle. Also, producers began planting melons and cantaloupes during

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Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Spotty rain last week slowed soybean planting. Sweet potato beds are looking good. Pastures were looking good

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Arkansas Rice: 7 Considerations for Using Starter N Fertilizers

Arkansas Rice: 7 Considerations for Using Starter N Fertilizers

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Trent Roberts, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 24, 2017

With so much rice planted early and much of it emerging, the questions turn to “starter” nitrogen (N) fertilizers. Most often we’re talking about ammonium sulfate (AMS), but sometimes it’s diammonium phosphate (DAP), or a blend of those with urea.

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Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

Arkansas Rice: Planting Over 80% Complete; Time for Weird Problems?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Gus Lorenz, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week. This is near record progress behind only 2012. Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be a boon for growers when they broke the

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Arkansas Rice: Plan for a Successful Harvest with Modern Irrigation Tech

Arkansas Rice: Plan for a Successful Harvest with Modern Irrigation Tech

👤From the University of Arkansas Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The key to success is often rooted in a solid plan, and experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are encouraging Arkansas rice producers to start that plan with the technology known as Multiple Inlet Rice Irrigation,

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Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Most of the state’s calf crop is on the ground and looking good amid spring conditions, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle and livestock specialists. Most regions were helped by decent to good rains and warmer-than-usual winter and

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Weedy Rice Is Domesticated Rice That Took a Wrong Turn

Weedy Rice Is Domesticated Rice That Took a Wrong Turn

👤From the Weed Science Society of America 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Weedy rice is neither wild rice nor crop rice but rather formerly domesticated rice that has shed some traits important to people. Adapted to human coddling, it does not grow outside of agricultural fields, but at the same time, it

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Planting Wrapping Up, Soybeans Take Off

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Planting Wrapping Up, Soybeans Take Off

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Todd Fontenot, Evangeline Parish “Majority of rice has been planted, except for areas that have had heavier rainfall and fields that are

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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Surges Ahead

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Surges Ahead

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Matthew Davis, Jackson County “Wheat has seen a sudden appearance of leaf rust and stripe rust over the past week. Rain did

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Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

Mississippi Field Reports: Ideal Planting Conditions Have Planters Rolling

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Drew Wilson, Quitman County “A great deal of acres were planted last week, with the majority of the soybean crop going into

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