Arkansas Rice: Managing Stink Bugs in Late Fields, Weeds on Prevented Plant Ground Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Application Timing for Rice Stink Bug in Late Rice Over the past week we have gotten multiple calls about some growers not wanting to spray for rice stink bug in […]

Arkansas Rice: Early Yields Mixed; Don’t Drain Too Early Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Harvest Progress Initial yield reports have been mixed. The general idea is that yields are down some from last year, which was expected considering that exceptional crop. Some lower yields […]

Arkansas: Weed Challenges During ‘Crazy’ Growing Season Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019A late planting season and a spring of wild weather has Arkansas cropland under multiple threats. Among the biggest concerns is the inevitable arrival of problem weeds and how best […]

Arkansas: Horseweed Making a Comeback… Again! Apr 24, 2019

🕔Apr 24, 2019Horseweed (marestail) has always been an issue at spring burndown prior to planting. In the early 2000’s, it became a much bigger problem in the Southern US by developing resistance […]

Arkansas Corn: Removing Poor Stands for Replant Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019I am posting this within three days of the day I posted it last year.  To say the least the weather patterns the last couple of springs have not been […]

Arkansas: Dicamba – It’s Past April 15, Which Formulation Can I Spray? Apr 17, 2019

🕔Apr 17, 2019I have fielded several questions over the last week about dicamba regulations and what the rules “mean” and what can be sprayed etc.  Most questions revolve around what is “legal […]

Arkansas Rice: Rain, Rinse, Repeat Mar 11, 2019

🕔Mar 11, 2019“Long as I remember the rain been coming down, clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground, good men through the ages trying to find the sun, and I wonder, […]

Arkansas Rice: Acreage Debate Rages, Weather Uncooperative Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Where Do We Go From Here? “Some like this, some like that, some don’t know, where it’s at.”  We’re now just two weeks away from when the first rice fields usually go in the ground […]

Arkansas: 2 Upcoming Row Rice Roundtables, Feb. 25, 26 Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019Two upcoming production meetings aim to help growers and industry experts reach a consensus on the best approach to an increasingly popular method of agriculture in Arkansas: furrow irrigated rice, […]

Glyphosate-Resistant Pigweed – 14 Years and Counting – DTN Feb 1, 2019

🕔Feb 1, 2019It’s been 14 years since Stanley Culpepper confirmed the country’s first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth population in some cotton fields in Macon County, Georgia. The University of Georgia Extension weed scientist had been seeing the […]

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