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, […]

Rice Market Update: Prices Firm as Harvest Increases Daily Aug 14, 2021

🕔Aug 14, 2021
The Iraq business has been dominating the news recently, as there have been multiple rumors and confirmed purchases over the past six weeks. Below is a review of what’s been tallied […]

Rice: Harvest Starts in Texas, Louisiana; Time Will Tell on Quality, Yield Aug 14, 2021

🕔Aug 14, 2021
Texas rice harvest is well underway west of Houston and just getting started on the east side of the state. This is typical as the west zone tends to plant […]

Mississippi Rice: A Consultant’s View from Across the River – Podcast Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
Jason and Bobby sit down with Ben to listen to MSU alumnus Tyler Hydrick of Hydrick’s crop consulting thoughts on how the rice crop is doing and issues experienced in […]

Arkansas Rice: Yields Running Strong To Variable Sep 20, 2020

🕔Sep 20, 2020
Harvest conditions are optimal and the outlook is great for the next several days. With the progress made this week and likely through the weekend, harvest progress for the state […]

Mississippi Rice: Harvest Full Steam Ahead; Off Target Impacts – Podcast Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Ben sits down with Bobby and Jason to talk about rice harvest and the influence of off-target paraquat on rice yield and quality. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/paraquat%20rice%208-14-20.mp3

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