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 […]

Arkansas: Rice Water Weevil Getting Worse Jun 21, 2021

🕔Jun 21, 2021
Phone calls on rice water weevil adults moving into rice have picked up tremendously over the past two weeks.  A few weeks ago, we made the comment that it was […]

Arkansas Rice: More Rain Coming, Water Weevil Activity on the Rise Jun 7, 2021

🕔Jun 7, 2021
If we weren’t crazy, we would all go insane.  From this weather that is.  It’s déjà vu all over again, with a similar pattern right now to what we experienced […]

Arkansas Rice: When to Combine Insecticide Seed Treatments Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
Over the past 5 years we have talked a lot about combinations of insecticide seed treatments and the benefits of combining different seed treatments for control of grape colaspis and […]

Arkansas Crop Protection Conference Moves Online Dec. 1-2 Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
An annual conference offering expert insights in to managing weed, insect and disease pests in Arkansas crops is moving online. The Arkansas Crop Protection Conference is scheduled for Dec. 1-2 […]

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