This is a late crop and certain pests are taking their time about coming to the table...at least for the moment.
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 […]
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) […]
Dicamba: Off-Target, Once Again – DTN Jul 10, 2020
This summer, Iowa fields are seeing some of the most widespread injury symptoms, as three dicamba herbicides face legal uncertainty.
With crop fields simmering in the early July heat, some farmers are missing those soggy days of spring. “Too much rain early on was the hold-up; now we NEED rain […]
Arkansas Rice: Pairing Fungicides to Manage Diseases 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, […]
USA Rice Elects New Leadership Jul 10, 2020
New chairs for USA Rice, The Rice Foundation, the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA), and the USA Rice Merchants’ Association were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual […]
Rice Harvest Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax Jul 9, 2020
Heading has begun in a few more fields in Arkansas and Mississippi, and more heads should be coming out next week.
Persistent rain in parts of the Midsouth is complicating application timing and raising concerns about wash-offs.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 11 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]