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 […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Slow Planting, Which May Not Be a Bad Thing Mar 25, 2021

🕔Mar 25, 2021
Rice was actually planted this past week in what amounted to only a few day window for some.  Unfortunately, things look a lot like the past two springs in terms […]

Rice: Missouri, Arkansas Planting Mostly Finished Despite Wet Conditions Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Missouri and Arkansas rice is in the ground!  While it’s been another wet year across the region, there were enough dry spells in April and May for producers to finally […]

Arkansas Rice: Growers Finally Make Headway in Planting May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
As anyone who’s ever seen their working conditions boiled down to a single pair of digits can tell you, big numbers don’t always tell the whole story. To see the […]

Rice Market Update: Delta Farmers Battle Weather for Planting May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
Rice growers throughout the delta attempted to make strong progress in planting this past week, but efforts were curtailed in some regions due to adverse weather conditions. According to the […]

California Rice: A Return to Normal for Planting Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
Tractors are working ground and the first airplanes are flying seed in the Sacramento Valley, marking the first normal start to planting season in several years in California. “Weather has […]

Mississippi Rice: Storms Delay Planting Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
The waters are still high in Mississippi from storms that swept across the state on Sunday.  While the storm front produced tornadoes that caused severe damage in south Mississippi and […]

Missouri Rice: Planting Hampered by Wet Conditions Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Sporadic sunny skies after three months of steady rain have made planting a mixed bag in rice country in and around Missouri. On Blake Gerard’s operation in nearby Cairo, Illinois, […]

Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Rice planting is progressing rapidly in the Texas rice production belt.  Some producers even finished up very early this year. L.G. Raun, who farms near El Campo, planted his entire […]

Arkansas Rice: Farmers Waiting on Weather to Plant Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Planting reports from Arkansas rice country indicate wet conditions are prevailing over warmer temperatures across the state. According to Jennifer James who farms rice in northeast Arkansas, “We had about […]

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