Louisiana Rice: Great Start But Rains Add Challenges

🕔Apr 5, 2019Past date-of-planting trials at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station indicates that the optimum planting window to maximize rice yields in Southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and ends April […]

Arkansas Rice: Seed Treatments in Early Planted Fields

🕔Mar 26, 2019Soil temperatures remain cool, but it’s time to start putting some rice in the ground if fields are ready. Remember that seed treatments can start to run out of gas […]

Arkansas Rice: Hurry Up and Wait and Wait Some More

🕔Mar 22, 2019It’s been nice to see some tractors on the move this week. Fieldwork has been has been spotty and scattered, but it’s nice to see something happening for a change. […]

Arkansas Rice: Ready to Get the Show on the Road. Is the Weather?

🕔Mar 15, 2019We’re Having a… Heatwave? “Sun is shining, the weather is sweet, make you want to move your dancing feet.” Wait a few minutes and Arkansas weather will change. That wasn’t […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rinse, Repeat

🕔Mar 11, 2019“Long as I remember the rain been coming down, clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground, good men through the ages trying to find the sun, and I wonder, […]

Arkansas Rice: Acreage Debate Rages, Weather Uncooperative

🕔Mar 1, 2019Where Do We Go From Here? “Some like this, some like that, some don’t know, where it’s at.”  We’re now just two weeks away from when the first rice fields usually go in the ground […]

Mississippi Rice: What Does Wet Weather Mean for the Coming Season? – Podcast

🕔Jan 31, 2019Frank Carey joins Bobby Golden and Jason Bond to discuss the rice foundation and impacts on the 2019 cropping system due to wet weather. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/frank%20carey%201-4-19.mp3

California Rice: Overall Off to a Good Start

🕔Jun 8, 2018I looked at the USDA planting progress for rice in 2018. What the data show is that 50% of the crop was planted by May 14. That is 5 days […]

Rice: Planting Season Wrapping Up, Most Crops Emerged

🕔May 21, 2018Texas Planting season in the Texas Gulf coast is finally wrapping up with only a hand full of fields remaining to be planted. The fields that were planted in the […]

Rice: Planting Wrapping Up, Emergence Still Behind in Delta

🕔May 14, 2018Texas The Texas Gulf Coast rice crop is pushing 98% planted with 97% emerged at this time, with most of the acres left to plant being organic. A majority of […]

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