Arkansas Rice: Over Half the Crop Harvested; Estimating Harvest Losses

🕔Sep 15, 2017Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the […]

Arkansas Rice: How Much of the Crop Is Down? What Can Be Done About It?

🕔Sep 1, 2017Crop Progress Rarely are Extension specialists at a loss for words – you know it’s true.  After seeing the forecasts for rain and wind reduced all week long as Hurricane […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

🕔Aug 31, 2017Tropical Storm Harvey is cutting a wide path across the mid-south as heavy rain and winds up to 40 mph move through rice growing regions in the area. Early yields […]

Texas Rice: Harvest 80-90% Finished Ahead of Harvey, Fields Not Heading Should Be Safe

🕔Aug 29, 2017The rain gauge here, about 15 miles east of Winnie and about 15 miles southwest of Beaumont, is almost at three feet. Roads everywhere in our area are flooded and […]

Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

🕔Aug 24, 2017The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather, but an approaching tropical storm could complicate getting the remaining crop […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Encouraging

🕔Aug 18, 2017Where soil conditions are drier in central Arkansas, more early yields are starting to come in. In the southeast where progress should be greater than it is, growers are going […]

Rice Harvest Restarts In Arkansas With Positive Early Reports – AgFax

🕔Aug 18, 2017Rice harvest has restarted on a spotty and limited basis in parts of Arkansas and Mississippi. Farmers are finding at least a few areas that are dry enough to hold up equipment or they […]

Rice Harvest Reports – Big Chunks Of Coastal Crop Finished – RiceTec

🕔Aug 17, 2017Texas – Derrol Grymes With a good, dry week, a majority of the guys on the west side of the district will be wrapping up first crop by the weekend. The […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Put Damper on Harvest, in Field Sprouting a Concern

🕔Aug 14, 2017Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it […]

Arkansas Rice: As Harvest Approaches, Growers Hope for Higher Temps, Less Rain

🕔Aug 11, 2017After a tumultuous spring, in which rains and flooding upended more than 10 percent of total rice acreage throughout Arkansas, swallowing sunk input costs and costing the state an estimated […]

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