Rice Update: Market Waiting on June Acreage Report

🕔Jun 20, 2019Another week has passed in the rice industry and at this point, very little has changed. Fundamentally, the near-term outlook appears to be somewhat mixed with unknown production decreases in the […]

Arkansas Rice: Scouting, Treating for Sheath Blight

🕔Jun 20, 2019Automatic fungicide applications for sheath blight in rice are highly discouraged due to the potential development of fungicide resistance and non-profitability. Although sheath blight can be reduced with best cultural […]

Arkansas Rice: Leaf Blast Reported in Randolph County

🕔Jun 19, 2019Rice leaf blast is right on time. As of today, June 18, the first report of blast has been made from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan (Figure […]

Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019Eight percent of the U.S. corn crop still wasn’t planted as of Sunday, June 16, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released on Monday. That means a […]

World Rough Rice Prices Move Lower

🕔Jun 19, 2019The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26

🕔Jun 18, 2019The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Rice Heading, Soybeans Strung Out

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Crops were generally looking good. The soybean […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Flood Waters Receding, More Rain in Forecast

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Mike Andrews, Randolph County “Rain was received from spotty showers during the […]

Rice Market: Louisiana Makes Truth in Labeling the Law

🕔Jun 18, 2019With final passage and signature of SB152 – Truth in Labeling, Louisiana has made it official and joins the growing list of states protecting consumers from mislabeling of products and demanding […]

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