Arkansas Rice: Delayed Phytotoxicity Syndrome; Water Weevil Activity Is Booming Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave.  Close the door, you’re letting the bought air out. So we talked last week about wanting to go fast, but maybe […]

Arkansas Rice: More Fits Than Starts; Water Weevil Activity Increases Jun 4, 2022

🕔Jun 4, 2022
Well, the southern half or more of the state got more rain than they bargained for this week.  I think we were all expecting around a half inch of rain, […]

Arkansas Rice: Slow Planting Progress; When to Combine Insecticide Seed Treatments Apr 19, 2022

🕔Apr 19, 2022
Some small victories found for a few days this week as rain held off in some areas longer than expected to find more planting opportunity.  However, this was still very […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Identification and Management of Seed Disease Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
In the past few weeks, we have had several calls and field visits dealing with disease on soybean pods and seed.  A few have been in rough shape but by […]

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 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 Rice: Cooler Conditions Expected, Lots of Pests to Worry About Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
If you’ve been in the field this week then you’ve been cooking.  More conversations have turned to debating whether it’s better to be out in the morning in the higher […]

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: Getting Geared Up for Rice Stink Bugs Jul 6, 2021

🕔Jul 6, 2021
We have been observing large numbers of rice stink bugs (RSB) in native grasses along ditch banks and turn rows over the past several weeks.  I know, I know, we […]

Arkansas Rice: Armyworm Management Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
Over the past week we have gotten multiple calls on armyworms, specifically fall armyworm, showing up in crops ranging from soybean to pastures, and of course rice.  There doesn’t seem […]

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