Arkansas Rice: Conditions Favor Rice Water Weevils

🕔Jun 8, 2019We have received multiple phone calls over the past week about rice water weevils (RWW). Based on our observation, this year is trending toward a bad RWW year, and most […]

Arkansas Cotton: Section 18 Received for Transform for Tarnished Plant Bug

🕔Apr 12, 2019The Arkansas State Plant Board has received authorization for a Section 18 Emergency Exemption for Transform WG on Cotton.  The Emergency Exemption is effective June 1 through October 31, 2019.  The […]

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options

🕔Apr 4, 2019Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rinse, Repeat

🕔Mar 11, 2019“Long as I remember the rain been coming down, clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground, good men through the ages trying to find the sun, and I wonder, […]

Arkansas: 2 Upcoming Row Rice Roundtables, Feb. 25, 26

🕔Feb 8, 2019Two upcoming production meetings aim to help growers and industry experts reach a consensus on the best approach to an increasingly popular method of agriculture in Arkansas: furrow irrigated rice, […]

Arkansas: Soybean College Focuses on Importance of Identification

🕔Aug 14, 2018When it comes to the No. 1 crop in Arkansas, the state’s soybean agronomists and other row crop experts have their work cut out for them in their efforts to […]

Arkansas Row Rice: Insect Problems Emerge as Acreage Increases

🕔Aug 13, 2018Billbugs, once an occasional pest of rice that cannot survive in standing water, are putting increased pressure on crops as row rice acreage rises. Billbugs are weevils whose larvae bore […]

Arkansas: Stuttgart Rice Field Day Draws Over 500

🕔Aug 13, 2018More than 535 agriculture industry professionals made the trip to Stuttgart to hear about the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s latest discoveries and recommendations laid out at the […]

Arkansas Rice: Drain Timing; 1st Fields Nearing Harvest

🕔Aug 3, 2018Crop Progress “It’s not so much the heat, it’s the humidity.”  But seriously, that describes current conditions.  Temperatures are pretty nice, but the humidity is keeping it a little miserable […]

Arkansas Cotton: Tarnished Plant Bugs ‘the Worst in Years’

🕔Aug 3, 2018It happens every year. But sometimes, it really, really happens. Tarnished plant bugs, a perennial pest for Arkansas cotton growers, are showing up in the state’s cotton fields in quantities […]

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