Arkansas Rice: 14 Mistakes to Avoid with Fungicide Applications Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
It is tough to go back in time and correct the mistakes we’ve already made. However, our mistakes should be learning opportunities. Below are some mistakes one may make with […]

Arkansas Cotton, Soybeans: Recent Pigweed Escapes Are Troubling Jul 23, 2020

🕔Jul 23, 2020
Over the last couple weeks I have had several conversations with consultants and growers about pigweed control. Many are concerned with the levels of postemergence control they are seeing in […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Rates, Compositions for Major Diseases Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Tough season! Some rice planting pulled towards the late-end again in 2020. Generally, late planted rice entertain more diseases than early planted rice. The earlier planted rice sometimes may not […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Appearance of 2020 Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Southern rust was detected last week (July 6) in Arkansas, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf; Fig. 2) […]

Arkansas Rice: Pairing Fungicides to Manage Diseases Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Fungicides are meant to kill or suppress the development of fungi. However, fungicides have different modes of action. Consequently, a single fungicide is not a cure for all. After all, […]

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

Arkansas Rice: Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Sheath Blight Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Time is approaching for April planted rice reaching the need to scout for sheath blight. The earliest rice planted on April 17 at RREC in my research plots is now […]

Arkansas Rice: Scouting for Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
This is a reminder for you to take samples of rice roots from your fields to gauge how much the wet conditions this year followed by the normal permanent flood […]

Arkansas Rice: Nitrogen Management Plans Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
Flood-Irrigated Rice While we have seen a drier period emerge, unexpected rains are popping up to further complicate matters. Next week a hurricane has the potential to drop several inches […]

Arkansas Rice: Herbicide Application Considerations Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
As rains are supposed to subside in the coming week and more rice nears flood, residual herbicides will be starting to break. If you are preparing to make postemergence herbicide […]

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