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 […]

Arkansas Rice: Mudding – Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

🕔Aug 26, 2018We have a favorable weather forecast and combines are starting to find traction up and down the state. Rice has been harvested in most every county so far, but progress […]

Rice Harvest In Midsouth Stalls, Coastal Cutting Nearly Done – AgFax Rice

🕔Aug 24, 2018In the Midsouth, harvest went on hold across a wide area after heavy rains developed late last week and into the weekend. Upwards of 12 inches fell in northeast Arkansas but […]

Northeast Arkansas Farmers Facing Big Crop Losses from Heavy Rains

🕔Aug 23, 2018Mississippi County farmer Mike Sullivan is watching his soybeans rot in the field and his rice sprouting in the heads, and there’s nothing he can do about it. Unusually heavy […]

Arkansas: Crop Residue Burns – Recommended Precautions Reduce Risks

🕔Aug 22, 2018Autumn in Arkansas farm country is marked by turning leaves, migrating waterfowl and columns of smoke on the horizon. Crop burning is helpful for managing residue left after harvest, said […]

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