Arkansas Rice: ‘Twas the Weather Killed the Acres May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
Somehow, we made another jump in planting progress in Monday’s report to 77% (Fig. 1).  Considering not much happened in the week prior that’s probably a good indication of our […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain Delays Return Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
Following a week of tremendous progress, we’ve had a week of mostly standing still.  Monday’s planting progress report came in at 44% (Fig. 1) which was a nice jump but […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Finally Takes Off Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
The week everyone has been waiting on finally arrived.  The rain event last Friday (4/16) mostly fizzled out and the majority of the Delta has been able to get up […]

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%) […]

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 […]

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