Arkansas Rice: It’s a Jungle Out There, and There Are No Easy Answers

🕔Jun 15, 2018Crop Progress “It’s a jungle out there, kiddies.  Have a very fruitful day.”  The rice and the weeds are both growing rapidly under the hot, sunny conditions.  Many growers are […]

Mississippi Rice: Herbicide Tolerance for Loyant – Podcast

🕔Jun 15, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, talk about herbicide tolerance and share some […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Raised

🕔Jun 15, 2018There were several revisions this month to the 2018/19 U.S. rice balance sheet. First, carryin was increased 3.0 million cwt to 37.3 million due to trade revisions for 2017/18. Second, […]

Rice: More Coastal Heading, Drought Stalls Delta Flooding – AgFax Rice

🕔Jun 15, 2018If no widespread rain falls soon in Arkansas, farmers with limited pumping capacity will have to decide whether to put water on rice to maintain floods or irrigate soybeans.

Drought Outlook Seasonal – June, July, Aug.

🕔Jun 15, 2018During the past month, enhanced rainfall along a persistent mean frontal boundary draped along the eastern US resulted in substantial drought relief across the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states, although patches […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Scattered Showers – Hit or Miss Across Central U.S.

🕔Jun 15, 2018Summary Over the last week, dry conditions continued in the Desert Southwest and in parts of the Central Rockies, leading to drought persistence and degradation in these areas. Farther east […]

Louisiana Rice: Diseases, Insects, Weeds Topics of Field Day

🕔Jun 15, 2018As the 2018 rice crop progresses into the heading stage, farmers should be looking out for diseases and insects, but weed control should also remain a concern, LSU AgCenter scientists […]

World Rough Rice Prices Climb Higher

🕔Jun 15, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Farm Bill: Senate Ag Committee Approved 5-Year Farm Bill – DTN

🕔Jun 14, 2018The Senate Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a five-year farm bill. The bipartisan vote was 20-1 with only Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, opposed to the bill until he gets a […]

Arkansas Rice: Is Titan the New Jupiter? Leaf Blast in 2 Counties

🕔Jun 13, 2018It is a little unusual to see blast in the first week of June (6/6). Leaf blast was detected in Lonoke County last week and this week (6/11) in Randolph […]

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