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11
Jan
2017
2017 Recommended Rice Cultivars for Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Based on multiple years of advanced yield testing, below are the recommended rice cultivars for planting in 2017.  Just because a cultivar is not listed does not mean it cannot be grown successfully, but testing indicates the cultivars listed to be the highest and most consistent performers in grain yield and milling yield across a […]

14
Dec
2016
Market outlook with supply and demand for field crops – December 2016
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

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

07
Dec
2016
2016 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

The link to Rice Information Sheet No. 176 Arkansas Rice Cultivar Testing, 2014-2016 is provided below.  This contains the final results of the Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT), Producer Rice Evaluation Program (PREP) on-farm trials, and DD50 Planting Date studies. 2016 AR Rice Cultivar Testing Results This information will also be posted to the Arkansas […]

17
Nov
2016
November supply and demand for field crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The November report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in low commodity prices. Supplies have historical cycles above and below equilibrium, and currently low crop prices are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. Preliminary analysis for Cooperative Extension Service […]

09
Nov
2016
Reviewing the 2016 Arkansas Rice Season
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Planting and Progress The 2016 rice season began extremely early as producers started planting as early as March 7th.  From there, a surprising number finished planting by April 1 and many more in the early part of April – in Figure 1, Week 15 is equivalent to April 15th.  For historical perspective, planting progress trailed […]

27
Oct
2016
Reactions of Arkansas rice cultivars to major diseases
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Some rice diseases are more prevalent than others causing significant yield or quality losses. Often the major culprit for yield and/or quality losses in a certain field may just be one or a couple of diseases. Knowledge on susceptibility levels of your cultivars to diseases and your field history […]

20
Oct
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 10-20-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles Oct. 20, 2016  No. 2016-28                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Unfortunately only negative yield reports continued to flow in over the past month.  The take home message is hybrids were 0-20 bu/acre below expectation and similar to 2015, while varieties were […]

19
Oct
2016
October supply and demand for field crops
Author: Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

By Archie Flanders, Agricultural Economist The October report for the supply and demand situation of field crops maintains market fundamentals that are resulting in low commodity prices. Supplies have historical cycles above and below equilibrium, and currently low crop prices are following corresponding trends of markets with excess supply. Revised USDA October data for peanuts […]

24
Sep
2016
Harvest Aids & Downed Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Harvest aids are tools to help us harvest rice faster and more efficiently. Any tool can be misused. My favorite example is a hammer: it’s great when it hits the nail, not so great when it hits your thumb. Same with harvest aids. Sodium chlorate does an excellent job of desiccating rice foliage for ease […]

16
Sep
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 9-16-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles Sept. 16, 2016  No. 2016-27                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress The problems continue with reductions in yield around the state.  However, there are bright spots: yields east of the ridge seem to be holding up pretty well and yield declines don’t […]