California Rice: The Heat Is On – Literally Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
California rice growers are watching their thermometers as much as they are observing their rice fields these days.  Daily high temperatures are forecasted to be well above 100 degrees through […]

Arkansas Rice: Time to Get to Flood Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
As of Tuesday, we reportedly hit 85% planting progress. Scattered rains continued around the state this week keeping  things interesting. As one consultant put it, “I waited out one rain […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Off to Good Start, Prices Up May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Rice prices have rebounded, and the Louisiana 2020 crop is off to a good start. LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said there are several reasons why the economic outlook for […]

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

🕔Aug 26, 2019
When 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, 2019
Tropical 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, 2019
Unfortunately, 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, 2018
Crop 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, 2018
Crop 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, 2018
Dr. 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, 2018
Crop 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 […]

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