Arkansas Rice: 14 Mistakes to Avoid with Fungicide Applications Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
It is tough to go back in time and correct the mistakes we’ve already made. However, our mistakes should be learning opportunities. Below are some mistakes one may make with […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Rates, Compositions for Major Diseases Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Tough season! Some rice planting pulled towards the late-end again in 2020. Generally, late planted rice entertain more diseases than early planted rice. The earlier planted rice sometimes may not […]

Arkansas Rice: Pairing Fungicides to Manage Diseases Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Fungicides are meant to kill or suppress the development of fungi. However, fungicides have different modes of action. Consequently, a single fungicide is not a cure for all. After all, […]

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

Arkansas Rice: Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Sheath Blight Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Time is approaching for April planted rice reaching the need to scout for sheath blight. The earliest rice planted on April 17 at RREC in my research plots is now […]

Arkansas Rice: Scouting for Hydrogen Sulfide Toxicity Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
This is a reminder for you to take samples of rice roots from your fields to gauge how much the wet conditions this year followed by the normal permanent flood […]

Arkansas: Furrow-Irrigated Rice Handbook Offers Research, Recommendations May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
Furrow-irrigated rice has been gaining ground, increasing from less than 1 percent to 10 percent of total rice acreage in Arkansas in the past five years. A new handbook from […]

Arkansas Rice: Disease Risk Management Checklist Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
To reduce disease occurrence and the ultimate spread of pathogens across a field, dense crop canopy is not advisable. Here below are a few guidelines to reduce rice diseases. Mask […]

Arkansas Rice: Management Tips to Reduce Seedling Diseases Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Despite the Covid-19 crisis, our mission remains unchanged and that is to serve Arkansas and its community. As rain continues to delay planting and cool temperatures persist, seedling diseases could […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Remains Positive; False Smut Concerns Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019
Yield conversations remain more positive than negative. Always a good sign the deeper we move into harvest. The weather continues to hold and it appears the latest disturbance in the […]

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