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21
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 21, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators The Chicot Co. field has an established permanent flood.   Arkansas, Desha and Jefferson counties are scheduled for spraying, fertilizing and applying permanent flood. Due to dry conditions and adequate heat units, rice is being pushed to flood earlier than normal in some cases. Rainfall has […]

21
May
2018
May 24 webinar: Rice market forecasts with Nathan Childs
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts for 2018/19, including calendar year 2019 world rice trade. For the U.S., production, use, trade, stocks and […]

18
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-18-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Nick Bateman May 18, 2018  No. 2018-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few inches.  Even the small […]

11
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-11-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 11, 2018  No. 2018-11                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Flush’em if you got’em.  It’s hot, and it’s dry.  The current conditions of highs in the upper 80s to low 90s look to continue until some rain chances late next week.  The heat means great […]

11
May
2018
May 17 Webinar: Keith Coble’s Farm Bill Update
Author: Bobby Coats, Professor of Economics

By Dr. Bobby Coats, Agricultural Economist and Professor of Economics Join us on May 17 at 1:30 p.m. CST to hear from Keith Coble, a Giles Distinguished Professor and Head of the Agricultural Economics Department at Mississippi State University, speaking on the Farm Bill. Previously, Coble worked at USDA Economic Research Service and studied at Texas […]

10
May
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – May 7, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators Sixteen counties have fields enrolled in the 2018 RRVP program.  All fields have been planted except Lincoln and Woodruff counties.  Residual herbicide control has been good where rainfall has been continual.  Growth was slow in April due to cool temperatures.  Growth progress ranges from […]

07
May
2018
New Row Crop Helpline Now Available!
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

With the help of our IT staff, Extension is happy to announce that we now have a system in place for row crop specialists to post audio reports for growers and consultants.  These reports will be posted by respective specialists on an as-needed basis for corn, cotton, rice, sorghum, soybean, and wheat covering all aspects […]

04
May
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 5-4-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 4, 2018  No. 2018-10                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Get busy flushing, or get busy dying…”  So maybe that’s not the exact line from Shawshank Redemption, but it would have been if they were growing rice right now.  Arkansas weather:  wait and minute and […]

27
Apr
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 4-27-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke & Bob Scott April 27, 2018  No. 2018-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Rainy night in Georgia, Kentucky rain, Here comes that rainy day feeling again, Blue eyes crying in the early morning rain…”  That sums up a radio playlist that would’ve been appropriate this […]

27
Apr
2018
Horseweed causing problems in some areas
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

By Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist Horseweed (marestail) has always been an issue at spring burndown prior to planting.  In the early 2000’s, it became a much bigger problem in the Southern US by developing resistance to glyphosate (Roundup).  Horseweed can germinate and grow in a wide range of temperatures; it commonly emerges in the […]