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Rice: Rains Might Trim Acres Off Final Delta Planting – AgFax

Rice: Rains Might Trim Acres Off Final Delta Planting – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Apr 27, 2017

With recent slippage in rice prices, some growers in the Delta states may throw in the towel and plant soybeans once they can move into the field again.

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USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

USA Rice, Mexican Rice Council: Leave NAFTA Alone!

👤By Hugh Maginnis, USA Rice 🕔Apr 27, 2017

The two national organizations representing their respective rice industries in the United States and Mexico agree that any renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could have serious consequences for the stable and consistent rice trade that has

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Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

Drought Monitor: Heavy Rains from OK to SC; Conditions Intensify for Lower Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Eric Luebehusen, USDA 🕔Apr 27, 2017

Summary PLEASE NOTE – The Drought Monitor reflects observed precipitation through Tuesday, 1200 UTC (8 am, EDT); any rain that has fallen after the Tuesday 1200 UTC cutoff will be reflected in next week’s map. During the 7-day period (ending

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Rice: Planting Nearly Finished Through Midsouth – Horizon Ag News

Rice: Planting Nearly Finished Through Midsouth – Horizon Ag News

👤From Horizon Ag 🕔Apr 27, 2017

South Louisiana and Texas It has been a quiet two weeks since the last report. Things have been moving along well with a lot of rice gone to flood and many farmers are still in the process of establishing floods.

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California Rice: Butte Registration Approved for 2017 Season

California Rice: Butte Registration Approved for 2017 Season

👤By Whitney Brim-DeForest, University of California 🕔Apr 26, 2017

BUTTE, a rice herbicide, has received federal registration in the USA and will be available to California rice growers for the upcoming 2017 season.

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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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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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