Rice: Look For Price Softening Jul 5, 2020

🕔Jul 5, 2020
USDA released its much-anticipated June acreage report, and the results weren’t too surprising, with U.S. long-grain acres increasing 414,000 or 23% from last year. All the major rice-producing states increased […]

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

Arkansas Rice: Looking Ahead — More Sunlight Would Sure Help Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
We can’t dodge a rain if we don’t know it’s on the way. The weather continues to make things entertaining on a daily basis. We clearly cannot outguess the weather […]

Arkansas Rice: Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Sheath Blight Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Time is approaching for April planted rice reaching the need to scout for sheath blight. The earliest rice planted on April 17 at RREC in my research plots is now […]

Arkansas: UofA Receives $10Mln Gift for Price-Risk Analysis, Outreach Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
A $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System from the Fryar Family Charitable Foundation will be used to create and support a center that will provide analysis and […]

Arkansas Rice: Scouting for Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
This is a reminder for you to take samples of rice roots from your fields to gauge how much the wet conditions this year followed by the normal permanent flood […]

Arkansas Rice: Billbugs In Row Rice — How The Cycle Runs Jun 21, 2020

🕔Jun 21, 2020
We have observed a large amount of rice billbug activity in row rice across the state this week. Fields that have been in continuous row rice are at greater risk […]

Arkansas: Veteran Weed Scientist Named Head Of Cooperative Extension Jun 19, 2020

🕔Jun 19, 2020
Bob Scott has been named director of Arkansas’ Cooperative Extension Service, the organization that delivers the education outreach portion of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s land grant […]

Webinar: Dicamba Ruling, EPA Cancellation Order – June 24 Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
A federal appeals court ruling that prompted the Environmental Protection Agency’s cancellation of three dicamba-based herbicides has not only drawn new attention, but also is raising questions about use of […]

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