Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

Crop Progress: Planting Plows Ahead Despite Colder Temps – DTN Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
Despite the return of more winterlike weather across parts of the country, U.S. farmers continued to plow ahead with corn and soybean planting last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly […]

Arkansas: Possible Freeze Event on the Way Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
A cold front bringing freezing temperatures to much of Arkansas is expected to arrive late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service warned on Monday. The possible freeze event may pose […]

Rice Market: EU Bans Propiconazole, Potential Trade Implications Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Rice shipments, like many other food exports, are becoming increasingly subject to inappropriately low, precautionary maximum residue limits (MRLs) set by overseas markets. Among the shipments most impacted are those […]

Arkansas Rice: Reduced Chance of Rain May Speed Planting Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
Fingers are crossed as today’s (4-15) rain chances and amounts seem to be dwindling.  Monday’s planting progress report had us at 13% planted.  A nice jump that’s behind the 5-year average (23%) […]

Rice Market Update: Farmers Focused on New Crop Planting Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
The cash market across the Delta was quiet as growers were consumed with planting. According to the USDA, Texas’ planting progress is a little slow this year but is still […]

Arkansas: Corn, Rice Planting Progress Stronger Than 2020, Still Behind Average Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
Corn and rice growers were off to a strong start, planting 24 percent and 13 percent of total planned acreage, respectively. While the numbers were still well behind the five-year […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – To Apply or Not Apply Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Crop Progress: Corn Planting Ahead of Schedule – DTN Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
U.S. farmers had planted 4% of intended corn acreage as of Sunday, April 11, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. That puts the current planting pace […]

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