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20
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-20-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke April 20, 2018  No. 2018-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Jerry Clower has a great joke about how “it coulda been worse.”  The short version of the joke is he had an aunt who, no matter what happened, said “it coulda been worse.”  They got […]

13
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-13-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles April 13, 2018  No. 2018-07                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress What a long strange trip it is once again.  When we get to a normal year, someone let me know – I’d like to see that.  Last week’s rain hit primarily the […]

06
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-6-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Bob Scott April 6, 2018  No. 2018-06                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Another week, a little more planting progress.  So, Fig. 1 is a cleaned up version from last week that better shows where we are relative to previous years.  Notice that we’re still […]

03
Apr
2018
April 12 Webinar: The Challenges of Writing the Next Farm Bill and Ongoing Trade Issues​
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agriculture Economist and Professor of Economics The next Food and Agribusiness Webinar will be on Thursday, April 12 at 10 a.m.  Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) director Pat Westhoff will discuss the economic, trade and biofuels considerations, crop and livestock market outlook, and other issues that congressional leadership and members […]

30
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-30-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Gus Lorenz, Tom Barber, & Yeshi Wamishe March 30, 2018  No. 2018-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It looks like recently planted rice is going to need a snorkel for the next week.  Several inches of rain this week across the entire Arkansas Delta with […]

27
Mar
2018
March 29 Webinar: USDA-NASS 2018 Planting Intentions Report
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on Thursday, March 29 at 4 p.m. CST as Eugene Young and Jarrod Hardke discuss and answer your questions related to USDA’s March 29, 2018 Planting Intentions Report and grain stocks on hand. Eugene Young, Regional Director for the USDA-NASS Delta Regional Office discusses […]

22
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-22-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke March 22, 2018  No. 2018-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Planting Time or Time to Question A recent conversation went like this: Grower:  “Is it too early to plant 10% of my rice?” Me:  “Fire away.” Grower:  “That’s like saying sick’em to a bulldog…” He wasn’t wrong.  […]

22
Mar
2018
Cover Crop Infographic Checklist for Termination/Burndown
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

As spring planting approaches, so is the time to make plans for managing winter cover crops. This spring, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is rolling out a series of infographics to help cover crop users with their decision-making. More Arkansas growers are using or considering use of cover crops as a sustainable […]

21
Mar
2018
Time it right: Be ahead of rice diseases before planting
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Following 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, and K also promotes good growth and plant health. Planting as early as possible is also recommended for disease […]

19
Mar
2018
March 22 webinar: USDA’s 2017/18 Baseline Projects and Global Rice Trade
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist Dr. Nathan Childs will present both the domestic and global 10-year baseline forecasts for rice. For the U.S., he will focus on area, yield, production, trade, use, stocks, and prices for all rice and by class, explaining economic factors driving the forecasts. For the global all-rice market, emphasis will be […]