Arkansas Rice: Below Average Milling Yields – What Went Wrong? Nov 23, 2021

🕔Nov 23, 2021
The 2021 season wasn’t without its difficulties throughout the year, but overall, the grain yield results have been very good.  So good, in fact, that a new state average yield […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Fertility Amid Rising Input Costs Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
It’s been a good run up to this point with harvest, but a rainy window has finally arrived to bust up the game and slow things down.  I feel like […]

California Rice: Harvest Progressing Nicely, Yields Look Good Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
The 2020-22 Rice Leadership Development Class is visiting California rice country this week and took the opportunity to check in with local growers to find out how harvest is progressing. […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Passes Mid-Way Point, Yields Still Look Bright Sep 27, 2021

🕔Sep 27, 2021
Briefly put, yield reports continue to be bright as we cross the mid-point of rice harvest progress in Arkansas.  Most seem very optimistic about their yields this year and there […]

Midsouth Rice Harvest: Yields Generally Good, Millings Off Somewhat Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
Rice harvest is well underway in the northern rice production area of the mid-south where a high percentage of U.S. rice is grown. In general, yields have been good to […]

Arkansas Rice: High Grain Moisture Delays Harvest Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
This rice will not dry!  Mid to late April rice seemingly ready for harvest is having a hard time letting go lately.  Moisture continues to hold in the upper teens […]

Arkansas Rice: Major Harvest Progress, Estimating Losses Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
Warm sunny days, check.  Low humidity and dew points, check.  Dry breeze, check.  Falling moisture and rapid grain maturity, check.  Major harvest progress, check check! It’s amazing what can happen […]

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 Aid Considerations Aug 23, 2021

🕔Aug 23, 2021
Use of sodium chlorate in rice continues to be a valuable tool for as a harvest aid.  The key here is that it’s a tool and not necessarily a fit […]

Mississippi: Rice Approaches Harvest with Increased Prices Aug 19, 2021

🕔Aug 19, 2021
A crisis exemption that allowed Mississippi rice farmers to control fall armyworms helped them keep this year’s crop in good condition as harvest approaches. In late June and early July, […]

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