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 […]

Arkansas: Major Bollworm Flight Moving Through; Stink Bugs in Rice Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Cotton In south Arkansas this past week there has been a huge flight of bollworm moths and these numbers are not being reflected in our moth traps.  We think this […]

Arkansas Insects: Moth Numbers Spiking, Plant Bugs Moving into Cotton Jul 9, 2019

🕔Jul 9, 2019
Soybean This past week much of the state saw a sharp increase in moth catches. This is right on time with our usual July 4th bollworm flight.  Most years these moths […]

Arkansas: Keep an Eye Open for These Insect Pests Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Soybean A few people have called this past week about finding 4 or 5 small corn earworms per 25 sweeps in blooming soybeans. In this situation the corn earworm virus […]

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