Arkansas: Cotton, Rice Harvests Beat the Cold; Fruit May Suffer Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019After a mild weekend of sunny skies and temperatures in the high 50s, much of Arkansas found itself dealing with widespread rains and falling mercury throughout Monday. Tuesday, the state […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Heads Toward Finish, Growers Enjoy High Market Prices Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The “store and hold” strategy employed by many rice growers in 2018 has finally paid off, as rice prices rallied in 2019, hinging largely on record prevented planting acreage and […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice: Overnight Storms May Slow Harvest Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Heavy wind and rain that blew across much of northeastern Arkansas and surrounding areas Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely impact both rice and cotton harvests, as growers try […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Remains Positive; False Smut Concerns Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019Yield conversations remain more positive than negative. Always a good sign the deeper we move into harvest. The weather continues to hold and it appears the latest disturbance in the […]

Arkansas Rice: Yield Trends, Estimating Combine Losses Sep 7, 2019

🕔Sep 7, 2019Yields are rolling in a little more this week. The southern part of the state is much further along overall. From I-40 north, things are really just starting good. Overall […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing Stink Bugs in Late Fields, Weeds on Prevented Plant Ground Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Application Timing for Rice Stink Bug in Late Rice Over the past week we have gotten multiple calls about some growers not wanting to spray for rice stink bug in […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Mixed; Don’t Drain Too Early Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Harvest Progress Initial yield reports have been mixed. The general idea is that yields are down some from last year, which was expected considering that exceptional crop. Some lower yields […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, Cautionary Notes On Acephate Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019Rice harvest 2019 is underway. That’s not to say it’s running full speed ahead, but we’re beginning. By now, about 10% of our rice should have reached 20% grain moisture […]

Rice – Arkansas Harvest Starts, Coastal Yields Still Lag – AgFax Aug 15, 2019

🕔Aug 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]

Arkansas: Soy Acres Lowest in 5 Decades; Cotton Continues Expansion Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Arkansas’ soybean acreage has dropped to its lowest point since 1960, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service crops resurvey figures released Monday. When NASS released its June 30 acreage […]

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