Arkansas Rice: Mid-Season Nitrogen – Soil-Applied or Foliar? Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
As has been common this time of year the past few years, there are recommendations being made to apply nitrogen (N) using a foliar spray application piggy-backed with a fungicide […]

Arkansas Rice: Beginning Push to Heading; Dealing with Armyworms, Stink Bugs Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
The 2021 rice crop finally appears to be taking shape.  We’re entering the major push to heading for the majority of the crop over the next couple of weeks.  The […]

Arkansas Rice: Scattered, Smothered, and Covered Jul 14, 2021

🕔Jul 14, 2021
Scattered rains occurred across the northeast portion of the state this week.  Once again, a welcome sight for the region with some receiving several inches of rainfall.  The central and […]

Arkansas Rice: Mostly Dry, Many Reasons for Discolorations Jul 6, 2021

🕔Jul 6, 2021
Parts of the state received scattered rainfall amounts yesterday mainly in the northeast, which was very welcome by those that caught it.  However, there were more ‘have-nots’ than ‘haves’ with […]

Arkansas Corn and Soybean Acres Rise, Cotton and Rice Fall Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Arkansas growers responded to a global economy beginning to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic with shifting acreage, betting big on corn and pulling back from cotton, according to data from […]

Arkansas Rice: Time to Address Nutrient Management Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
It’s finally getting hot and dry and feeling like summer.  Mosquitoes are showing up with a vengeance this week and that topic seems to come up in every phone call.  […]

Southeast Arkansas: Floods, Storms Cause Over $200Mln in Crop Damage Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
Farmers in five counties in southeastern Arkansas suffered more than $200 million in direct losses to major crops after the major flooding and storm event in early June, according to […]

Arkansas Rice: Moving into Midseason, Managing Flood Damage Jun 21, 2021

🕔Jun 21, 2021
We’re still dealing with the aftermath from the flooding events in South AR and that’s driving most discussions these days.  With the hot and dry conditions, we’re at an odd […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rain, Go Away Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
“At some point it can’t get any wetter, it can only get deeper.”  The South half of Arkansas is feeling that statement this week.  Torrential rains struck areas of east-central […]

Arkansas: Double-Digit Rainfall in Some Areas; Flooding at Critical Time for Wheat Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
By Tuesday morning, the soils Desha County had seen an almost complete reversal of fortune. “A week ago, we were needing the rain,” John Farabough, Desha county agricultural extension agent, […]

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