Arkansas Rice: Too Much Heat, Too Little Water – Disease Questions

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress “Hey hey, my my, rock n’ roll will never die.”  It’s Friday the 13th and there’s bad news to report – go figure.  Mainly we’re talking about heat […]

Arkansas Rice: 3 Diseases – Application Timing is Important

🕔Jul 4, 2018Leaf blast So far (as of 7/3) in 2018, a total of 10 Arkansas counties have reported blast in rice. These include: Lonoke, Randolph, Poinsett, Pulaski, Lawrence, Greene, Woodruff, Monroe, […]

Arkansas Rice: Crops Are Heading – Will Temps Cause Flowering Stress?

🕔Jun 29, 2018Crop Progress “Listen, do you smell something?”  That would be the start of heading in Arkansas rice.  The first fields are just starting to pop heads this week 50% heading […]

Arkansas Rice: Is Titan the New Jupiter? Leaf Blast in 2 Counties

🕔Jun 13, 2018It is a little unusual to see blast in the first week of June (6/6). Leaf blast was detected in Lonoke County last week and this week (6/11) in Randolph […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

🕔Jul 21, 2017Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening […]

Arkansas Rice: Scalding Temps Continue; When to Apply Fungicides

🕔Jul 17, 2015Crop Progress Dry and scalding hot. Water use will be at a fever pitch in the coming week.  Next week is expected to bring temperatures in the upper 90s with […]

Mississippi Rice: Leaf Blast – Scouting, Management Considerations

🕔Jul 17, 2015Throughout the 2015 growing season numerous fields of blast-susceptible rice varieties have been observed to contain leaf blast throughout the Delta.

Arkansas Rice: High Night Time Temps, Rice Stink Bugs, More Leaf Blast

🕔Jul 10, 2015Crop Progress The season appears to have made the turn from wet to dry the past week. The extended forecast calls for very hot daytime temperatures and little to no […]

Arkansas Rice: Wet Weekend Expected; Scouting for Blast

🕔Jul 2, 2015Crop Progress Continued favorable weather conditions over the past week look to give way to a rainy 4th of July weekend.  Must of the state is expected to receive heavy […]

Arkansas Rice: Midseason N Recommendations, Heat Has Slowed Blast

🕔Jun 26, 2015Crop Progress It’s been a long, hot week for much of the state with little rainfall since last weekend.  That is expected to change tonight with heavy thunderstorms on the […]

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