Arkansas: Ag Law and Tech Conference, Little Rock, Aug. 15-16

🕔Jul 12, 2018Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be the keynote speaker for the agricultural law and technology conference Aug. 15-16 that’s co-sponsored by the National Agricultural Law Center, National Association of Attorneys General and Arkansas […]

Webinar: Assessment of The Cuban Rice Value Chain, July 12

🕔Jul 10, 2018Cuba’s rice industry will be the focus of a webinar on Thursday, July 12, at 3 p.m. Central. Dr. Alvaro Durand-Morat, University of Arkansas economist, will  describe the production, processing and market […]

Arkansas Rice: DD50 Rice Program Optimized for Smart Phones, Tablets

🕔Jul 10, 2018Improvements and updates to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s DD50 rice management program provide more accurate reports and easier access, especially on mobile devices. The Arkansas Rice […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Drought Hitting Pastures Hard

🕔Jul 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike McClintock, Boone County “The drought continued in Boone County. Ranchers were […]

Arkansas Rice Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 3

🕔Jul 9, 2018The Arkansas Rice Field Day is back Aug. 3 at the Rice Research and Extension Center and this year’s event features a pair of two-hour field tours that will cover the spectrum […]

Arkansas Rice: Weather Concerns, Disease Difficulties, Boot N Applications

🕔Jul 6, 2018Crop Progress “If we weren’t all crazy, we would go insane.”  Jimmy Buffett knows rice folks well.  The time to get out and scout is in the worst time of […]

Arkansas Rice: Fall Armyworm – Refined Treatment Threshold in the Works

🕔Jul 6, 2018Fall armyworms, a common pest of soybeans, pastures and lawns, have developed a taste for rice and extension entomologists are working on management methods to help producers. Gus Lorenz and […]

Arkansas: Row Rice Acreage More Than Doubles in 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018In parts of Arkansas, the signature sweeping curves of rice field levees are being replaced by straight rows, a change that can provide significant cost savings for growers. Most of […]

Arkansas Rice: 3 Diseases – Application Timing is Important

🕔Jul 4, 2018Leaf blast So far (as of 7/3) in 2018, a total of 10 Arkansas counties have reported blast in rice. These include: Lonoke, Randolph, Poinsett, Pulaski, Lawrence, Greene, Woodruff, Monroe, […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Irrigation Continues Full Steam

🕔Jul 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Brent Griffin, Prairie County “With only spotty rainfall received, farmers continued irrigation […]

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