Crop Progress: Harvest Begins – Corn at 10%, Soybeans at 6% – DTN Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
While corn and soybeans are reaching maturity slightly ahead of normal this year, harvest of both crops so far is progressing at a close-to-average pace, USDA NASS’ said in its […]

Arkansas Rice: High Grain Moisture Delays Harvest Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
This rice will not dry!  Mid to late April rice seemingly ready for harvest is having a hard time letting go lately.  Moisture continues to hold in the upper teens […]

Rice Market Update: Firm as Delta Harvest Continues at Full Speed Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Harvest is in full swing in Arkansas. Most other aspects of the industry have slowed to accommodate, as cash bids in the region haven’t changed because farmers are more interested in […]

Rice Market: 1st Sale of U.S. Long Grain to China Announced Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
On Wednesday, Ralston Family Farms announced a 9-metric ton (MT) commercial sale of long grain rice to China that arrived in July, the first U.S. rice shipment grown and sold […]

Arkansas Rice Industry Donates 169K Pounds of Rice in Honor of Rice Month Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
The Arkansas rice industry donated 169,700 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Foodbank in honor of National Rice Month this week. The donation from six mills will provide over 1.27 […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan trees showing good crop potential Sep 15, 2021

🕔Sep 15, 2021
Texas producers expect above-average yields and quality from their pecan trees this season, and consumers should expect decent prices for the nut this fall, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Rice Market: Favorable News in WASDE Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Favorable news Friday in USDA’s supply/demand and Crop Production reports.  November rice futures closed 17 cents higher at $13.48/cwt. following the reports.  USDA made several adjustments to the new crop long-grain balance […]

Arkansas Rice: Major Harvest Progress, Estimating Losses Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Warm sunny days, check.  Low humidity and dew points, check.  Dry breeze, check.  Falling moisture and rapid grain maturity, check.  Major harvest progress, check check! It’s amazing what can happen […]

Rice Market Update: USDA Report Bullish, Delta Harvest Gaining Strength Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
All eyes are on Arkansas this week, as there has been little activity in the global markets. It appears that Hurricane Ida spared the Arkansas crop, but the same cannot be […]

Texas Rice: Severe Outbreaks of Kernel Smut in 2021 Sep 10, 2021

🕔Sep 10, 2021
Severe outbreaks of rice kernel smut, caused by the Tilletia horrida fungus, occurred across Texas. Smutted rice, which is characterized by replacement of rice grains with a black, sooth mass […]

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