Arkansas: Rice, Soybeans Faced Tough Weather Challenges in 2018

🕔Dec 14, 2018A year of weather extremes — from a hard-frozen winter to a summer of drought to seemingly endless rains in the fall — took its toll on both rice and soybean, […]

Arkansas Rice: Variety Decisions for 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2018As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2019.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and overall quality.  While rice […]

Arkansas Rice: Severe Stem Rot Hit Some Fields in 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018Several low yielding rice fields recently have been identified as having stem rot.  In the past few years I have not observed much stem rot, but some of the cases […]

Arkansas: Harvest Accelerates Ahead of Forecast Rain

🕔Sep 21, 2018Arkansas farmers accelerated harvest operations in the wake of excessive rains from the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon, and those that are under way are making good crops. Rice The […]

Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret

🕔Sep 11, 2018Rice harvest in Arkansas accelerated last week, spurred by the approach of Tropical Storm Gordon’s remnants, and this week, farmers are hoping for dry weather to get cotton bolls open […]

Arkansas Rice: Hurricane Gordon – It Could Have Been Worse

🕔Sep 7, 2018Thankfully, rainfall amounts from Hurricane Gordon have mostly been much less than expected. However, we still have more rain in the forecast through the weekend. The silver lining has been […]

Arkansas Rice, Corn: Combines Running Around the Clock to Beat Gordon

🕔Sep 4, 2018Combines in Arkansas are running around the clock, as growers race to get crops out of the field before Tropical Storm Gordon sweeps into the state on Wednesday.   Monday morning’s […]

Arkansas Rice: Good News, Bad News And Lingering Questions

🕔Sep 3, 2018So far, yield reports have continued to be very good from top to bottom in the state. However, some variable yield reports are starting to flow in and people are, […]

Rice – Midsouth Harvest Gains Momentum, Yields Look Good

🕔Aug 31, 2018Harvest has nearly wrapped up in the coastal belt of Texas and southwest Louisiana. A shortage of storage capacity is still dragging out some harvest in Texas, and that’s especially the […]

Rice Harvest: How Are Things Progressing in the Upper Midsouth? – Podcast

🕔Aug 29, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center discuss rice harvest in the upper midsouth […]

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