Arkansas Rice: Big Leaps in Planting Progress May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
Boy, that escalated quickly.  I mean that really got out of hand fast. That could refer to the drying conditions or the planting progress.  Last week’s big jump in planting […]

Arkansas Rice: Upcoming Week Promising for Planting; Hail Damage to Young Plants May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
This week has been a mixed bag depending on where you were in the state.  Monday night and Tuesday morning much of the state received rains to stop progress, but […]

Arkansas Rice: Weather Allows Huge Leaps in Planting Progress May 2, 2022

🕔May 2, 2022
Weather finally turned in our favor starting mid-week and planting progress actually occurred statewide for the first time all year.  While it’s only a few days, some were able to […]

Arkansas Rice: More Rain Delays; Yield Potential by Planting Date Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
If you don’t have anything nice to say, you can sit next to me.  The mid-week rain brought even more than we bargained for, eliminating most all chances of planting […]

Arkansas Rice: Prevented Planting Decisions Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
With heavy rainfall this week and more expected over the weekend, discussions surrounding running into prevented planting have started to pick up.  While for rice we still have until May […]

Arkansas Rice: Slow Planting Progress; When to Combine Insecticide Seed Treatments Apr 19, 2022

🕔Apr 19, 2022
Some small victories found for a few days this week as rain held off in some areas longer than expected to find more planting opportunity.  However, this was still very […]

Arkansas Rice: Very Little Planting Progress Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
So close, and yet so far away.  Very little progress to speak of yet again this week after more rainfall events.  As usual, amounts were variable depending on where you […]

Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

🕔Apr 8, 2022
Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

Arkansas Rice: Tank-Mixing Glyphosate, Clomazone for Aerial Applications Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
With product availability issues – notably glyphosate – there could be issues with our tank-mixes for rice.  Any herbicide being aerially applied with clomazone must have a specific state registration […]

Arkansas Rice: The Acreage Debate Continues Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
There’s nothing good to say about the rice acreage outlook as of late.  Continued changes in the market related to commodity price competition and input prices still have things in […]

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