Texas Rice: Crop Is Late and Getting Later Aug 26, 2019

🕔Aug 26, 2019When you talk with Texas rice farmers they almost all say the same thing about the 2019 crop – it got started late and never caught up. Linda & L.G […]

Arkansas Rice: Still a Long Way to Go Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Tropical Storm Barry is on its way north and it’s bringing rain. Because we needed something else to worry about in 2019. Some of the predictions have started to reduce […]

Arkansas Rice: Making Midseason Fertilizer Decisions – What, When, How Jun 24, 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019Unfortunately, many decisions were made last week with the idea that there would be a lot of rain this week. Not so much. This has resulted in missing activation of […]

Arkansas Rice: Drain Timing; 1st Fields Nearing Harvest Aug 3, 2018

🕔Aug 3, 2018Crop Progress “It’s not so much the heat, it’s the humidity.”  But seriously, that describes current conditions.  Temperatures are pretty nice, but the humidity is keeping it a little miserable […]

Arkansas Rice: Improved Weather Hopeful for Grain Fill; Isolated Hail Damage Jul 30, 2018

🕔Jul 30, 2018Crop Progress “Pretty good.  Not bad.  I can’t complain.  But actually, everything is just about the same.”  We’re holding steady as another week goes by and rice rolls along.  Scattered […]

Mississippi Rice: Late Season Weather, Weed Issues – Podcast Jul 26, 2018

🕔Jul 26, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, discuss the effect of late season weather […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop 50% Heading; Conditions Ripe for Disease Development Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018Crop Progress “It never rains in Southern California.”  That song came on just as we were getting some of the first measurable rainfall in weeks.  Just wait a while and […]

Arkansas Rice: Too Much Heat, Too Little Water – Disease Questions Jul 17, 2018

🕔Jul 17, 2018Crop Progress “Hey hey, my my, rock n’ roll will never die.”  It’s Friday the 13th and there’s bad news to report – go figure.  Mainly we’re talking about heat […]

Arkansas Rice: Weather Concerns, Disease Difficulties, Boot N Applications Jul 6, 2018

🕔Jul 6, 2018Crop Progress “If we weren’t all crazy, we would go insane.”  Jimmy Buffett knows rice folks well.  The time to get out and scout is in the worst time of […]

Arkansas Rice: Crops Are Heading – Will Temps Cause Flowering Stress? Jun 29, 2018

🕔Jun 29, 2018Crop Progress “Listen, do you smell something?”  That would be the start of heading in Arkansas rice.  The first fields are just starting to pop heads this week 50% heading […]

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