Arkansas Rice: Seeding Rates, Burndown Recommendations

🕔Mar 13, 2018The March is On… “How high’s the water papa?”  I don’t know about you but I’m over the rainfall this winter.  February was reportedly the wettest on record, at least […]

Arkansas: 2017 – Great Year for Cotton, Soybeans, Corn

🕔Feb 22, 2018With record yields for Arkansas cotton and soybeans, 2017 offered silver linings for the state as flooding cut the state’s rice acreage and drought battered hay and winter wheat. According […]

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets

🕔Feb 14, 2018Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

Arkansas: Cover Crops, Weeds, Insects, Row Rice Were Hot Topics at Conference

🕔Jan 22, 2018Hundreds of growers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals gathered last week in North Little Rock to learn about the latest research and findings in soil health, pest management and […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Acreage Predictions for 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018How Much Rice in 2018? It’s never too early for an acreage prediction, right?  Based on recent questions that’s the case.  So my middle of winter projection for Arkansas rice […]

Arkansas Rice: ‘Mixed Bag’ Growing Season Finishes with 4th Highest State Yield

🕔Dec 15, 2017A growing season of drought, flood and do-overs may still result in the fourth highest state average yield on record for Arkansas’ rice growers, the nation’s top producer of that […]

Arkansas: Burning Crop Residue in Rice, Wheat, Soybeans and Corn Fields

🕔Nov 1, 2017Following harvest season, it’s not uncommon to see plumes of smoke rising in the flatness of the Arkansas Delta. Many of the fires are intentional with the flames used as […]

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2017As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so […]

Arkansas: Rice Residue Burning – Pros and Cons

🕔Sep 28, 2017Benefits of Residue Burning Crop residue burning is an inexpensive and effective method to remove excessive residue to facilitate timely planting and to control pests and weeds.  Mechanical residue management, […]

Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

🕔Sep 15, 2017Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the […]

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