Arkansas Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Fertility Amid Rising Input Costs Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
It’s been a good run up to this point with harvest, but a rainy window has finally arrived to bust up the game and slow things down.  I feel like […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Passes Mid-Way Point, Yields Still Look Bright Sep 27, 2021

🕔Sep 27, 2021
Briefly put, yield reports continue to be bright as we cross the mid-point of rice harvest progress in Arkansas.  Most seem very optimistic about their yields this year and there […]

Midsouth Rice Harvest: Yields Generally Good, Millings Off Somewhat Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
Rice harvest is well underway in the northern rice production area of the mid-south where a high percentage of U.S. rice is grown. In general, yields have been good to […]

Arkansas Rice: High Grain Moisture Delays Harvest Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
This rice will not dry!  Mid to late April rice seemingly ready for harvest is having a hard time letting go lately.  Moisture continues to hold in the upper teens […]

Arkansas Rice: Major Harvest Progress, Estimating Losses Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Warm sunny days, check.  Low humidity and dew points, check.  Dry breeze, check.  Falling moisture and rapid grain maturity, check.  Major harvest progress, check check! It’s amazing what can happen […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Yields Look Good, Milling a Mixed Bag Sep 1, 2021

🕔Sep 1, 2021
Early harvest reports continue to sound very good.  Milling yields have been a mixed bag however. Conditions during grain fill combined with rice stink bug pressure may explain the variability […]

Arkansas: Tropical Depression 9 Looms as Farmers Begin Harvest Aug 26, 2021

🕔Aug 26, 2021
Arkansas growers will be paying closer attention to their weather apps with development of Tropical Depression 9 and a forecast path that could bring the storm’s wind and rain to […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aid Considerations Aug 23, 2021

🕔Aug 23, 2021
Use of sodium chlorate in rice continues to be a valuable tool for as a harvest aid.  The key here is that it’s a tool and not necessarily a fit […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Approaching, Management Options for Rice Stink Bugs Aug 16, 2021

🕔Aug 16, 2021
We’re looking at an unsettled weather pattern for the upcoming week which may be a welcome turn for those tiring of season-long irrigation efforts, but ill timed for others.  The […]

Arkansas: 2021 Rice Field Day Moves Online, Aug. 20 Aug 11, 2021

🕔Aug 11, 2021
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture rice field day, originally scheduled as an in-person event on Aug. 6, will be presented online on Aug. 20. Arkansas Agricultural Experiment […]

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