Arkansas Rice: Disappointing Year for Weed Control

🕔Jun 22, 2018Crop Progress “I ain’t cut out to be no Jesse James; don’t go writin’ hot checks down in Mississippi; and there ain’t no good chain gang.”  There’s also apparently no […]

Arkansas Rice: Disease Management – Timing for Scouting, Herbicide Applications

🕔Jun 20, 2018Information on developmental stages related to timings for scouting (Figure 1) and management actions are extremely useful. Scouting is needed to determine the presence or absence of a disease, identify […]

Arkansas Rice: Is Titan the New Jupiter? Leaf Blast in 2 Counties

🕔Jun 13, 2018It is a little unusual to see blast in the first week of June (6/6). Leaf blast was detected in Lonoke County last week and this week (6/11) in Randolph […]

Arkansas Rice: Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity – Management Q&A

🕔Jun 13, 2018Not all rice fields in Arkansas show the problem of hydrogen sulfide toxicity. However, it is always advised to scout starting two weeks after permanent flood has been established.  Hydrogen […]

Arkansas Rice: Time It Right – Be Ahead of Diseases Before Planting

🕔Mar 21, 2018Following adequate cultural practices is an important disease management strategy along with planting resistant cultivars. In addition, seed treatment fungicides are cheaper and easier than spray fungicides. Balancing N, P, […]

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

🕔Aug 21, 2017The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on […]

Arkansas Rice: Late Season Rain Exacerbates Disease Problems

🕔Aug 9, 2017According to Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist, over 70% of Arkansas rice is headed, most in the southern Arkansas. Of these fields, most are ready for harvest or close […]

Arkansas Rice: Bacterial Panicle Blight – 6 Things to Look For

🕔Jul 28, 2017No bacterial panicle blight (BPB) has been reported from commercial fields to date (7/28). However, we have started seeing some on conventional rice at RREC (Rice Research and Experiment Center) […]

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: 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 […]

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