Arkansas Rice: 8 Common Questions for Kernel Smut, False Smut

🕔Jul 18, 20181. I have my fields planted with hybrid rice this year. They were all planted early in the last week of April. Do I need any fungicide application for kernel […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. 2018/19 Crop Forecast Raised 5 Percent

🕔Jul 18, 2018There were several revisions this month to the U.S. 2018/19 rice balance sheet. On the supply side, carryin was lowered 13 percent to 32.3 million cwt due to revisions in […]

Mississippi Rice, Soybeans: Nutrient Tissue Testing – Potash Deficiency – Podcast

🕔Jul 17, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, host Dr. Nathan Slaton from the University […]

Webinar: Rice – 3 Markets You Should Care About – India, China and Chicago, July 19

🕔Jul 17, 2018Join in Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. to hear from Milo Hamilton, agricultural economist by training and president and founder of Firstgrain, an advisory service for the world […]

Arkansas Rice: Too Much Heat, Too Little Water – Disease Questions

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress “Hey hey, my my, rock n’ roll will never die.”  It’s Friday the 13th and there’s bad news to report – go figure.  Mainly we’re talking about heat […]

Arkansas Rice: Blast Disease – 10 Common Questions

🕔Jul 17, 2018Leaf blast (Figure 1) is one of the most important blast disease in rice. It can start early at tillering in vegetative stages. Neck and panicle blast (Figure 2) can […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Irrigation at Full Steam – Rice Diseases

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin Lawson, Perry County “Rice fields were receiving fungicide application for kernel […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Rice Harvest Nears

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Point Coupee Parish “Sugarcane producers are finishing up last minute […]

USDA Crop Progress – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% […]

Hurricanes, Wildfires, 2017: Nearly $2Bln Available for Eligible Ag Producers

🕔Jul 17, 2018Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continue through November […]

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