Arkansas Rice: Yields Running Strong To Variable Sep 20, 2020

🕔Sep 20, 2020
Harvest conditions are optimal and the outlook is great for the next several days. With the progress made this week and likely through the weekend, harvest progress for the state […]

Arkansas Rice: Preliminary Yield Data On Four Planting Dates Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
This table contains preliminary yield data from the March 27, April 6, April 21, and May 6 planting dates at the RREC at Stuttgart. Data is not finalized. The trends […]

Arkansas Rice: Estimating Harvest Loss Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Each year there are questions about estimating rice yield lost out of the combine. Table 3 provides the straightforward answer, but it’s not that simple. The combine doesn’t spread residue […]

Arkansas Rice: Hurricane, Cool Temps – This Crop Needs A Break Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
The expected rains this week were even more prevalent than expected following Hurricane Laura. Some areas have now seen rainfall for 6 to 7 consecutive days. Areas that experienced initial […]

Rice: One Week Later, Laura’s Damage Report Still Unfolding Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
It’s been a week since Hurricane Laura made landfall in the rice country of southwest Louisiana, carving a path of destruction with winds and rain that then moved on through […]

Arkansas: Harvest Halted by Week of Rain Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Although Arkansas growers by and large escaped the worst of Tropical Storm Laura’s destruction, the days of rain that followed have halted the burgeoning 2020 harvest in its tracks. The […]

Arkansas Rice: Hurricane Laura – It Could Have Been Worse Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Laura came and went this week, and for the most part, the damage was far less than expected. The wind speeds seemed lower and in many areas the […]

Arkansas: Laura’s Wicked Winds Twist Soybeans, Flatten Rice, Scatter Cotton Bolls Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
After a gray day of gusts and heavy rain that steamrolled crops, Tropical Storm Laura seemed to save her worst for after sunset, with the nighttime hours punctuated by tornado […]

Arkansas: Hurricane Laura May Affect Early Harvest Efforts Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
High winds and heavy rainfall from what forecasters expect will be a major hurricane — Hurricane Laura — will likely sweep through most of Arkansas by Friday, just as harvest […]

Arkansas Rice: Virtual Field Day Videos Now Available Aug 24, 2020

🕔Aug 24, 2020
The University of Arkansas (UofA) Division of Agriculture held their annual Rice Field Day last week.  Participants tuned in via computer as the virtual event kicked off last Thursday evening […]

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