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Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

Arkansas Field Reports: Planting Jumps Into Overdrive

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “Rice planting was rapidly finishing. Soybean planting was rapidly taking place. Corn was being prepared for irrigation. Buffalo

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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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Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

Rice Market: U.S. Exports to UK at 10 Year All-Time High

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔May 22, 2017

The UK, the largest market for U.S. rice in the EU, has experienced an impressive 207 percent increase in all types of U.S. rice imports during the first 3 months of 2017 (over 10,000 MT valued at $5.4 million).  This

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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 Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

Rice Update: Acres Down Due to Price and Flooding

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔May 19, 2017

The rice market has been somewhat quieter this week as growers along the Upper Delta are beginning to assess the damage from the flooding and all of the attention has been focused in that area.  On balance, it has been

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, McGehee, June 1

👤By Nick Seiter, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoot’s Barbecue in McGehee, AR on June 1, 2017. The program will start at 8:30 AM. Identification of insects

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California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

California Rice: Dimilin for Tadpole Shrimp Control

👤By Luis Espino, University of California 🕔May 19, 2017

A FIFRA Section 2(ee) Recommendation has been issued for control of tadpole shrimp (TPS) using Dimilin 2L. The recommendation states to use Dimilin two to 10 days after the field is flooded; it also states that Dimilin does not appear

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Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

Arkansas: Row Crop Scouting School, Jonesboro, June 2

👤By Glenn Studebaker, University of Arkansas 🕔May 19, 2017

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Extension office on June 2. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and

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NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

NAFTA: Rice Industry to Trump – ‘Do No Harm’

👤By Gil Thompson, USA Rice 🕔May 18, 2017

The Trump Administration today formally notified the U.S. Congress of its intent to enter into negotiations with Mexico and Canada to “modernize” the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA.  A letter from freshly-installed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to

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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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