Global Markets: Rice – Mexico Slashes Paddy Tariff to Diversify Suppliers Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
On May 16, the Mexican government announced an effort to combat food price inflation with the elimination of import duties on a range of commodities for 1 year, including paddy […]

Farm Bill: Environmental Issues and the Carrot or Stick Dilemma – Discussion Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
The scope of wildfires in New Mexico and reduced water availability for household and agricultural uses in both the Colorado River basin and California’s Central Valley provide clear examples of […]

Arkansas Rice: Herbicide Max Use Rates and Cut-Off Timings Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
A large portion of the rice in the state is now reaching or already at flood and moving into reproductive growth stages.  As a result, it’s important to remember cut-off […]

Arkansas Rice: Watching for Post-Flood Potassium Deficiency Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
Much of the rice in the state has now gone to flood, and the majority of remaining acres will be getting there quickly.  A common issue that we see every […]

Arkansas Rice: Delayed Phytotoxicity Syndrome; Water Weevil Activity Is Booming Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave.  Close the door, you’re letting the bought air out. So we talked last week about wanting to go fast, but maybe […]

Rice Market Update: Trade Quiet, Crop in the Field Progressing Well Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
The good news is that the crop is progressing well it looks solid across all regions. Producers can take solace in that fact after a bumpy planting season plagued with […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – July, August, September Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
During the past month, areas of heavy rainfall associated with cold fronts and organized convective activity boosted soil moisture and brought drought relief to portions of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Southwest Dry While Storms Active Elsewhere Jun 17, 2022

🕔Jun 17, 2022
Summary The storm track remained active across much of the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) this week. Much of the Northern Tier states experienced beneficial rainfall and near to below-normal temperatures, predominantly […]

Continuous Disaster Aid Programs in U.S. Agriculture – A Policy Discussion Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
The existing farm safety net for crops in the United States includes commodity programs and crop insurance. Crop insurance protects against production losses and was instituted to move away from […]

Texas: Eagle Lake Rice Field Day, June 28 Jun 15, 2022

🕔Jun 15, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Beaumont is hosting the 48th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day on June 28. The event will start at 4 p.m. at […]

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