Arkansas Rice: More Rain Coming, Water Weevil Activity on the Rise Jun 7, 2021

🕔Jun 7, 2021
If we weren’t crazy, we would all go insane.  From this weather that is.  It’s déjà vu all over again, with a similar pattern right now to what we experienced […]

Louisiana Rice: Pest Concerns for Late-Planted Crops May 3, 2021

Rice Stem Borer. Photo: University of Arkansas
🕔May 3, 2021
The recommended planting dates for Louisiana rice are March 10–April 15 for southwest regions and April 1–May 5 in the north. In an ideal world, all rice would be planted […]

Louisiana Rice: Insecticidal Seed Treatment Considerations Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
In today’s industry, rice farmers need to consider pest management strategies well before rice is planted. Insecticidal seed treatments have become central to rice pest management programs in recent years, […]

Arkansas Rice: Trending Towards A Bad Rice Water Weevil Year Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
We have received multiple phone calls over the past week about rice water weevils (RWW), and based on our observations, it is trending towards a bad RWW year. This should […]

Mississippi: Rice Water Weevil Densities in Furrow Irrigated Fields Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019
Read Kelly, graduate student under the direction of Dr. Jeff Gore, has been investigating the relationship and densities of rice water weevils in furrow irrigated or row rice.

Arkansas Cotton, Rice, Soy: Insecticide Seed Treatment Options Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
Cotton Stalk destruction deadline is April 15!! Driving around the Delta we’ve seen several fields where cotton stalks are still standing. The deadline for stalk destruction is April 15. This […]

Mississippi Rice: Rice Waterweevil – Post Flood – Products, Scouting – Podcast Jun 8, 2018

🕔Jun 8, 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 rice waterweevil with special guest […]

Arkansas Rice: Flood Time Is Near, Keep Watch for Rice Weevils May 21, 2018

🕔May 21, 2018
Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few […]

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year Feb 8, 2018

🕔Feb 8, 2018
With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at […]

Mississippi Rice: Considerations for Rice Water Weevil Management Jun 12, 2017

🕔Jun 12, 2017
We have been getting several calls about adult rice water weevil adults and adult feeding in rice that has gone to flood. In fact, it appears that we are experiencing […]

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