Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Rice Producers, Yields Likely Below Average

🕔Oct 1, 2019Texas rice growers faced a challenging 2019 due to early and late-season rains, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert. Ted Wilson, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Wrapping Up, Ratoon Crop Looks Good

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Dry weather allowed for considerable progress in sugarcane […]

Louisiana Rice: Ratooning – Fine Points For Second Cropping

🕔Aug 16, 2019Research has been conducted on post- harvest stubble manipulation in ratoon rice production for many years. In general, post- harvest flail mowing or bush hogging to approximately 8-inches or post-harvest rolling […]

Arkansas Rice: Considering A Ratoon Crop? Points To Consider

🕔Aug 11, 2019Several people have asked about the feasibility of transitioning some of this earliest maturing rice into a ratoon crop. Here are a few guidelines to use based on: Limited research […]

Texas: Some Rice Was Planted, Despite the Rain

🕔Apr 4, 2019The Texas Rice Crop Survey reports, that as of March 29, about 20% of Texas rice was planted. That’s the good news. The bad news is it’s raining again today. I […]

Texas Field Reports: Peanut Production Acreage Down 43% from 2017

🕔Nov 27, 2018Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains caused a significant drop in peanut production around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Emi Kimura, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Wrapping Up Ratoon Rice – Quality Concerns

🕔Nov 26, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Not too much rain fall during last week […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Cotton Harvest, Reduce Quality

🕔Nov 14, 2018Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension […]

Louisiana Field Reports: 2nd Rice Harvest Begins, Good Initial Yields

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Wet conditions and heavy rains kept fields […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Looks Good Despite Rain Losses

🕔Nov 6, 2018An above-average production year for pecan growers could take a hit due to continued wet weather that has delayed harvests and hurt quality, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

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