Arkansas Rice: Scattered, Smothered, and Covered Jul 14, 2021

🕔Jul 14, 2021
Scattered rains occurred across the northeast portion of the state this week.  Once again, a welcome sight for the region with some receiving several inches of rainfall.  The central and […]

Arkansas Rice: Scout for Sheath Blight and Relieve Its Harm Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
Scout before deciding on fungicide application for sheath blight and determine the threshold. It is not profitable for Arkansas rice producers to apply fungicides for more than one time to […]

Arkansas Rice: Leaf Blast Alert Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
Leaf blast has started! We received our first report of leaf blast on June 20 on Titan in 2021 from Randolph Co. In 2020 the first report came from the […]

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. […]

Arkansas Rice: Wet Conditions Bring Sooty Mold Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Harvest has been delayed in several rice fields in Arkansas due to a wet condition from the tropical storm, Laura. When harvest is delayed due to rain, one of the […]

Arkansas Rice: Virtual Field Day Videos Now Available Aug 24, 2020

🕔Aug 24, 2020
The University of Arkansas (UofA) Division of Agriculture held their annual Rice Field Day last week.  Participants tuned in via computer as the virtual event kicked off last Thursday evening […]

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 […]

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