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24
Apr
2017
Considerations for Using Starter N Fertilizers in Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist, and Trent Roberts, Extension Soil Fertility With so much rice planted early and much of it emerging, the questions turn to “starter” nitrogen (N) fertilizers. Most often we’re talking about ammonium sulfate (AMS), but sometimes it’s diammonium phosphate (DAP), or a blend of those with urea. For simplicity we’ll focus […]

21
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz April 21, 2017  No. 2017-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week.  This is near record progress behind only 2012.  Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be […]

17
Apr
2017
Market Outlook with Supply and Demand for Field Crops – April 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The April 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

14
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-14-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Jason Norsworthy April 14, 2017  No. 2017-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting has been rocking and rolling as much of the state missed predicted rainfall this week.  We could end up close to 60% planted by the […]

08
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-8-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott April 8, 2017  No. 2017-03                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Through today Arkansas has around 30% of rice acres planted throughout the state.  The warm, windy conditions are drying out many locations that have been unable to make progress until […]

25
Mar
2017
Managing Furrow-Irrigated Rice in Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There have been many questions about furrow-irrigated rice (row rice / upland rice) since last season.  In 2016 there were an estimated 40,000-50,000 acres of furrow-irrigated rice in Arkansas.  Despite a decline in total rice acres for 2017, it is possible that the number of acres grown in a […]

24
Mar
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 3-24-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott March 24, 2017  No. 2017-02                www.uaex.edu/rice Of March Rice and Men Rice season 2017 is a go for Arkansas.  The first confirmed rice in the ground happened in south Arkansas on 3/18.  Many more have gotten underway this […]

21
Mar
2017
Trying to Plant Rice Now? Things to Consider
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist First look at the forecast (Figure below).  If you plant rice throughout the rest of this week it’s either going to sit there while it rains for two weeks solid; or worse it’s going to make it out of the ground during this period and be exposed to a […]

13
Mar
2017
Market outlook with supply and demand for field crops – March 2017
Author: Archie Flanders, Extension Economist

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The March 2017 WASDE report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in expectations of low commodity prices for the upcoming 2017 crop year. Supplies have historical cycles, and low crop price projections are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. […]

28
Feb
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 2-28-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles Feb. 28, 2017  No. 2017-01                www.uaex.edu/rice How Much Rice for 2017? My current prediction is 1.2 million acres of rice in Arkansas for 2017.  That’s probably more of a ceiling than a middle of the road prediction.  We’ll hit […]