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28
Aug
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 8-28-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

August 28, 2015                         No. 2015-26 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles Crop Overview The old saying goes if you don’t have anything nice to say then don’t say anything at all.  I do wish there were nicer things to say right now, but hopefully better days are on the horizon. To echo […]

25
Aug
2015
Cover Crops Require Planning for Success. Part 1 in a Series
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

By Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crops, Soil and Environmental Sciences If you are considering implementing winter cover crops into your crop rotation this fall the single biggest piece of advice that I can give you is to PLAN, PLAN, PLAN. The potential benefits of cover crops can be easily lost if you do not […]

24
Aug
2015
Rice research verification program update for August 18, 2015
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  The Arkansas and Chicot Co. fields have been harvested with Arkansas preliminary yield and average harvest moisture listed below.  The milling yields will not appear until all fields are harvested hopefully by early- to mid-October.  Six fields have been drained and pending […]

21
Aug
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 8-21-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

August 21, 2015                         No. 2015-25 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Overview Harvest continues to pick up speed in the southern half of the state.  Unfortunately yield reports have yet to pick up along with it.  The general consensus seems to be that yield numbers are running in […]

14
Aug
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 8-14-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

August 14, 2015                         No. 2015-24 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Overview No update last week with the Rice College Training and Rice Expo going on.  Thanks to all who turned out for those events. Rice harvest has begun on a limited basis in the south and central […]

14
Aug
2015
Supply and demand for corn, soybeans, rice, and wheat – August 2015
Author: Archie Flanders, Ph.D., Associate Professor - Agricultural Economics

The primary components of market conditions that determine prices for U.S. field crops are the supply and demand situation for each crop and the value of the dollar. Supply and demand conditions are indicated by stocks-to-use ratios which are reported monthly by U.S.D.A. Crop prices attempt to ration supply with anticipated demand to achieve equilibrium […]

03
Aug
2015
Tips for managing kernel and false smut in rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Both kernel and false smut are severe in late planted susceptible rice. Under favorable conditions most of rice cultivars are susceptible including hybrid rice. Fields with history and excessive nitrogen are more prone to smuts. Triazole fungicides containing Propiconazole (Tilt equivalents) are still preventative options. Kernel smut is more […]

31
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 7-31-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 31, 2015                              No. 2015-23 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress It’s a good indication of the recent high temperatures when 91 degrees feels like a cold snap.  The greatest thing about our current weather change isn’t just the reduced daytime temps making it easier on us, but the reduced […]

31
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Expo on Friday, August 7th
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The Arkansas Rice Expo opens at 8 a.m. at the Grand Prairie Center, 2709 U.S. 165 in Stuttgart, AR.  There is no cost to attend and the event ends with a catfish lunch.  Fields tours of research plots, food demonstrations, and family fun are all part of the expo, a salute by the University of Arkansas […]

30
Jul
2015
2015 Rice College Training on Aug. 6th
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

2015 “Rice College” Training Agenda Rice Research & Extension Center August 6, 2015 Please join us on August 6th at the Rice Research and Extension Center near Stuttgart for the 2015 “Rice College” Training Session.  This session will be a “boots only”, hands-on training in many critical areas of rice production where attendees will be […]