Arkansas: Possible Freeze Event on the Way Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
A cold front bringing freezing temperatures to much of Arkansas is expected to arrive late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service warned on Monday. The possible freeze event may pose […]

Rice Market: EU Bans Propiconazole, Potential Trade Implications Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Rice shipments, like many other food exports, are becoming increasingly subject to inappropriately low, precautionary maximum residue limits (MRLs) set by overseas markets. Among the shipments most impacted are those […]

Arkansas Rice: Reduced Chance of Rain May Speed Planting Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Fingers are crossed as today’s (4-15) rain chances and amounts seem to be dwindling.  Monday’s planting progress report had us at 13% planted.  A nice jump that’s behind the 5-year average (23%) […]

Rice Market Update: Farmers Focused on New Crop Planting Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The cash market across the Delta was quiet as growers were consumed with planting. According to the USDA, Texas’ planting progress is a little slow this year but is still […]

Arkansas: Corn, Rice Planting Progress Stronger Than 2020, Still Behind Average Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Corn and rice growers were off to a strong start, planting 24 percent and 13 percent of total planned acreage, respectively. While the numbers were still well behind the five-year […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – To Apply or Not Apply Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Arkansas Rice: Cattail Control Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The past few years of increased rainfall and persistent wet conditions have resulted in some rice fields that haven’t dried out for multiple years.  As a result, we’ve received some […]

Arkansas Rice: Switching POST Residual Herbicides to PRE Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
A lot of our focus in rice residual herbicide programs is placed on grass control, especially as barnyardgrass is consistently listed as the most problematic weed across Arkansas rice acres. […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Keep Slowing Planting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
We keep getting very close to a big run at rice planting only for it to be rained away.  A small amount of rice planting has happened to date with […]

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