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 […]

Arkansas: Furrow-Irrigated Rice Handbook Offers Research, Recommendations May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
Furrow-irrigated rice has been gaining ground, increasing from less than 1 percent to 10 percent of total rice acreage in Arkansas in the past five years. A new handbook from […]

Arkansas Rice: How Many Intended Acres? Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
There’s a lot going on in the world right now beyond rice, but here we are still trying to get a crop started before long. Hopefully the start and finish […]

Arkansas Rice: Pest Management – Improving Defoliation Thresholds Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
Extension entomologists are developing a new percentage-based threshold for insect defoliation of rice that can help eliminate unnecessary applications of pesticides with the help of pest and rodent control services. […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing Stink Bugs in Late Fields, Weeds on Prevented Plant Ground Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
Application Timing for Rice Stink Bug in Late Rice Over the past week we have gotten multiple calls about some growers not wanting to spray for rice stink bug in […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Mixed; Don’t Drain Too Early Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
Harvest Progress Initial yield reports have been mixed. The general idea is that yields are down some from last year, which was expected considering that exceptional crop. Some lower yields […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, Cautionary Notes On Acephate Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Rice harvest 2019 is underway. That’s not to say it’s running full speed ahead, but we’re beginning. By now, about 10% of our rice should have reached 20% grain moisture […]

Arkansas Rice: Stink Bugs, Billbugs and Disease – Not Out Of The Woods Yet Aug 11, 2019

🕔Aug 11, 2019
Insect Update We are still seeing a healthy population of stink bugs in headed rice fields. Once fields start drying down, stink bugs will begin to concentrate on the late-planted […]

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