Arkansas Rice: Reduced Chance of Rain May Speed Planting Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Fingers are crossed as today’s (4-15) rain chances and amounts seem to be dwindling.  Monday’s planting progress report had us at 13% planted.  A nice jump that’s behind the 5-year average (23%) […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – To Apply or Not Apply Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […]

Arkansas Rice: Cattail Control Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The past few years of increased rainfall and persistent wet conditions have resulted in some rice fields that haven’t dried out for multiple years.  As a result, we’ve received some […]

Arkansas Rice: Switching POST Residual Herbicides to PRE Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
A lot of our focus in rice residual herbicide programs is placed on grass control, especially as barnyardgrass is consistently listed as the most problematic weed across Arkansas rice acres. […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Keep Slowing Planting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
We keep getting very close to a big run at rice planting only for it to be rained away.  A small amount of rice planting has happened to date with […]

Arkansas Rice: When to Combine Insecticide Seed Treatments Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
Over the past 5 years we have talked a lot about combinations of insecticide seed treatments and the benefits of combining different seed treatments for control of grape colaspis and […]

Arkansas: Soybean Rust Confirmed in 4 Southeastern Counties Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley, Chicot, Lincoln and Phillips counties the week of August 30th. Fields were all R6-R7 and rust was not difficult to find. The occurrence of […]

Arkansas Cotton: What to Know About Harvest Aids Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
We are quickly approaching the finish line with this cotton crop.  We have a very good and uniform boll load.  While hurricane Laura has changed the complexion of this crop, […]

Arkansas Rice: Wet Conditions Bring Sooty Mold Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Harvest has been delayed in several rice fields in Arkansas due to a wet condition from the tropical storm, Laura. When harvest is delayed due to rain, one of the […]

Arkansas: Stored Grain Insect Control Starts With Proper Bin Sanitation Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Corn harvest is underway and some growers will be storing their grain on farm in bins for an extended period of time. Stored grain pests can cause significant losses if […]

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