Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]
The Midsouth crop continues to run late but improved growing conditions have settled over the Delta states.
Growing conditions take a turn for the better in the Midsouth, but much of the crop is running well behind schedule.
Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Midsouth rice planting will likely wind down over the […]
Arkansas Rice: Using Urease Inhibitors Jun 1, 2020
This is the time of year we start applying urea fertilizer to the majority of our crops and also a time when the weather doesn’t seem to cooperate nearly as […]
Arkansas Rice: Time to Get to Flood Jun 1, 2020
As of Tuesday, we reportedly hit 85% planting progress. Scattered rains continued around the state this week keeping things interesting. As one consultant put it, “I waited out one rain […]
Rains continue delaying rice planting in the Midsouth and some farmers may take the prevented-planting option on the last of their crop.
Rice – Midsouth – How Many Acres For 2020? – AgFax May 21, 2020
Better growing conditions are moving the crop along and prompting some farmers to take smaller-than-usual rice to flood.
As anyone who’s ever seen their working conditions boiled down to a single pair of digits can tell you, big numbers don’t always tell the whole story. To see the […]