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 […]

Arkansas Rice: Time to Flood? Weather Causing Shifting Management Strategies

🕔May 11, 2018Crop Progress Flush’em if you got’em.  It’s hot, and it’s dry.  The current conditions of highs in the upper 80s to low 90s look to continue until some rain chances […]

Arkansas Rice: Planting Finally Makes Good Progress, Emergence Is Another Story

🕔May 7, 2018Crop Progress “Get busy flushing, or get busy dying…” So maybe that’s not the exact line from Shawshank Redemption, but it would have been if they were growing rice right […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Begins; Making Harvest Aid Decisions

🕔Aug 4, 2017Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very […]

Arkansas: Rice Webinar, July 27

🕔Jul 25, 2017Hear the latest on rice prices and supplies as well as the state of Arkansas’ rice crop during an hour long webinar set for Thursday, July 27, at 2 p.m. […]

Arkansas Rice: Crop Progressing Quickly, Leaf Blast Widespread

🕔Jul 21, 2017Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening […]

Arkansas Rice: Heat Speeds Up Development; Rice Stink Bug Reminders

🕔Jul 17, 2017Crop Progress Some like it hot – for those that do, your time has arrived.  Consistent temperatures in the 90s and bright conditions have the crop looking better every day.  […]

Arkansas Rice: Weather Favorable for Disease Issues, Not So Much Crop Development

🕔Jul 7, 2017Crop Progress “Raindrops keep falling on my head.”  B.J. Thomas must have been talking about 2017.  The rain itself is certainly no problem and helping to keep pumping to a […]

Arkansas Rice: Get Ready to Spray for Blast; Time for Rice Stink Bugs?

🕔Jul 3, 2017Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]

Arkansas Rice: Continued Wet, Overcast Conditions; Welcome to Weed Season

🕔Jun 23, 2017Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here.  […]



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