AgFax Weekend: Record Unplanted Acres | Prevented “Corn” Planting

🕔Aug 16, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Record Unplanted Acres | Prevented “Corn” Planting | and more.

Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids – Timing Is Everything

🕔Aug 16, 2019Recent research evaluating the use of sodium chlorate as a harvest aid in hybrid rice have largely confirmed previous recommendations. Previous studies focused on varieties, so this work was conducted […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, Cautionary Notes On Acephate

🕔Aug 16, 2019Rice harvest 2019 is underway. That’s not to say it’s running full speed ahead, but we’re beginning. By now, about 10% of our rice should have reached 20% grain moisture […]

Louisiana Rice: Ratooning – Fine Points For Second Cropping

🕔Aug 16, 2019Research has been conducted on post- harvest stubble manipulation in ratoon rice production for many years. In general, post- harvest flail mowing or bush hogging to approximately 8-inches or post-harvest rolling […]

Louisiana Rice: What Could Go Wrong Did Go Wrong

🕔Aug 16, 2019Harvest is in full swing in southwest Louisiana and is about to begin in northeast Louisiana. The early rice yields in southwest Louisiana have been disappointing so far but are […]

Mississippi: 45 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 45 Mississippi counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to the combined effects of freeze, excessive rainfall, flooding, and flash flooding […]

Missouri: 53 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 53 Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rainfall and flooding that has occurred since March 9, 2019, […]

Arkansas: 44 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 44 Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning, and tornadoes […]

Rice – Arkansas Harvest Starts, Coastal Yields Still Lag – AgFax

🕔Aug 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]

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