Mississippi Rice: Wet Spring Weather Delays Planting Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019The third week of March is usually the beginning of rice planting season in Mississippi, but fields were not dry enough to hold tractors until May in most locations. Many […]

Arkansas Rice: Management Considerations for Late Planted Crops Jun 4, 2019

🕔Jun 4, 2019Rice drills continue to roll up and down eastern Arkansas.  I think most are very aware we’ve been on the slowest planting pace in 25 years to get us here […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing “Out of Control” Spring Critical to ’19 Success – Horizon Ag May 14, 2019

🕔May 14, 2019The adage is “poison is in the dose.” For rice planting in 2019, it is not only the dose but also the frequency that has caused rice planting in the upper […]

Arkansas Rice: Weed Control in Water-Seeded Fields May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019Heavy and relentless rainfall this spring has led to interest in water-seeding rice. This method can be an effective seeding strategy; however, weed control becomes a bit more challenging, especially […]

AgFax Rice: More Rain Delays, Tough Decisions Ahead In Midsouth May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. SUBSCRIBE TO AGFAX RICE OVERVIEW More rain has put planting on hold […]

Mississippi: Row Rice Fields Ready to Plant Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019One of our MSU row rice cooperators this year sent me the following pictures of his row rice and conventional levee fields. He has burned the row rice field and […]

Louisiana Rice: Great Start But Rains Add Challenges Apr 5, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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, 2019

🕔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 […]

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