Arkansas Rice: Don’t Wait Too Long to Manage Kernel and False Smut Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018
For most consistent results in suppressing kernel and false smuts, we recommend fungicides that contain propiconazole with a Tilt equivalent rate minimum of about 6 fl oz per acre, applied […]

Louisiana Rice: Is Your Disease Plan Ready? May 29, 2018

🕔May 29, 2018
This year we moved out of the cold and cool conditions of March and moved straight into summer, bypassing any of the gradual warming typical of spring. The summer temperatures […]

Arkansas Rice: Late Season Rain Exacerbates Disease Problems Aug 9, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
According to Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist, over 70% of Arkansas rice is headed, most in the southern Arkansas. Of these fields, most are ready for harvest or close […]

Arkansas Rice: Bacterial Panicle Blight – 6 Things to Look For Jul 28, 2017

🕔Jul 28, 2017
No bacterial panicle blight (BPB) has been reported from commercial fields to date (7/28). However, we have started seeing some on conventional rice at RREC (Rice Research and Experiment Center) […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread Jul 21, 2017

🕔Jul 21, 2017
Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing Kernel and False Smut with Fungicides Jul 4, 2017

🕔Jul 4, 2017
Cultural disease management strategies are beneficial in reducing kernel and false smut disease pressure. Historically, both kernel and false smut are severe in late-planted, susceptible rice cultivars raised in a […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain Exacerbating Late Season Disease Pressure Aug 22, 2016

🕔Aug 22, 2016
Temperatures have been moderate with frequent rain in this couple of weeks.  Some rice diseases were also in progress. Sheath Blight Sheath blight still continues to move up in untreated […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain Creating More Late Season Disease Problems Aug 20, 2016

🕔Aug 20, 2016
Sheath Blight Sheath blight still continues to move up in untreated fields likely causing some late season damage. You may be seeing heavy production of sclerotia by the fungus as […]

Arkansas Rice: Timing of Protective Fungicides to Suppress Kernel and False Smut Crucial Jul 11, 2016

🕔Jul 11, 2016
Rice fields having history of kernel and/or false smut applied with excessive nitrogen are prone to smuts in susceptible rice. Unfortunately under favorable conditions, most rice cultivars are susceptible including […]

Rice: Columbia Continues to Restrict U.S. Rice Imports Over False Smut Disease Jun 14, 2016

🕔Jun 14, 2016
Colombia has gone from our 51st largest export market in 2011 to our third largest in 2015, largely on the strength of milled rice exports entering under provisions of the […]

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