Heading is moving along on a wider basis in the Midsouth. Our contacts in the Delta continue to talk about how fast the crop has progressed. Harvest approaches in Texas, Louisiana.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson will be the keynote speaker for the agricultural law and technology conference Aug. 15-16 that’s co-sponsored by the National Agricultural Law Center, National Association of Attorneys General and Arkansas […]
Cotton bloomed way ahead of the Fourth of July, thanks to plenty of heat, which also has pushed bollworm moths and egg laying.
Improvements and updates to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s DD50 rice management program provide more accurate reports and easier access, especially on mobile devices. The Arkansas Rice […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike McClintock, Boone County “The drought continued in Boone County. Ranchers were […]
The Arkansas Rice Field Day is back Aug. 3 at the Rice Research and Extension Center and this year’s event features a pair of two-hour field tours that will cover the spectrum […]
Crop Progress “If we weren’t all crazy, we would go insane.” Jimmy Buffett knows rice folks well. The time to get out and scout is in the worst time of […]
Fall armyworms, a common pest of soybeans, pastures and lawns, have developed a taste for rice and extension entomologists are working on management methods to help producers. Gus Lorenz and […]
In parts of Arkansas, the signature sweeping curves of rice field levees are being replaced by straight rows, a change that can provide significant cost savings for growers. Most of […]
The big challenge in many Delta fields is maintaining an adequate flood. High temps and no rain have made that impossible in places.