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28
Oct
2014
Plan Early for Rice Disease Management
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

Diseases are limiting factors for crop production.  No field is free of diseases.  It is hard to predict the weather conditions of the coming season.  The way we manage our rice fields plays a major role in our disease situations.  If weather conditions are favorable for disease and our field management is somehow inadequate, the […]

24
Oct
2014
Farm Bill workshops for crop producers
Author: Scott Stiles, Extension Economist - Risk Management

October 22, 2014  FSA, Division of Ag offer dozen-plus Farm Bill workshops for crop producers Fast Facts More than a dozen Farm Bill workshops planned across Arkansas Learn to use web-based decision tools Includes discussion of Yield Update, Base Reallocation, ARC, PLC, and SCO LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas crop producers will have more than a […]

23
Oct
2014
Crown sheath rot unusually severe on medium grain rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Rick Cartwright and Yeshi Wasmishe Gaeumannomyces graminis var. graminis (Sacc.) Arx and D.Oliver causes crown (black) sheath rot disease of rice. This disease is common in Arkansas rice fields (MP192_Arkansas Rice production Handbook) but usually does not cause severe damage. The disease has also been named “Arkansas foot rot” (LSU Diseases ID and Management […]

13
Oct
2014
2014 Preliminary Rice Yield Trial Data
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Preliminary data for the 2014 Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT) and Producer Rice Evaluation Program (PREP) are now available. ARPTs were located at the Rice Research & Extension Center near Stuttgart, AR; Pine Tree Research Station near Colt, AR; Northeast Research & Extension Center near Keiser, AR; Clay County near Corning, AR; and Desha County near […]

06
Oct
2014
Fall Residuals and Glyphosate-resistant Ryegrass
Author: Tom Barber, Extension Weed Scientist

Fall Herbicide Applications: Over the last several years fall herbicide applications have been increasing in use and popularity. Growers seem to like the idea of spraying a residual herbicide in the fall that will prevent any winter annual weed emergence, hopefully prior to planting. Two problems exist with this system. One, by preventing any winter […]

30
Sep
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 9-30-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

September 30, 2014                   No. 2014-29 Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles Crop Progress Overall, yield reports seem to be improving.  Some areas are extremely excited over this crop, with yield levels not seen before.  Others have yields they would just as soon not see again.  Sometimes these areas are not too far apart. Average yields […]

29
Sep
2014
Rice research verification program update for Sept. 29, 2014
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

Rice Verification fields are 75% harvested. Combines have been on the move with ten out of fifteen fields harvested. The fields harvested include Arkansas, Chicot #, 1 Chicot #2, Clay, Desha, Lee, Lincoln, Prairie, St. Francis and Lawrence Counties. The fields pending harvest include, Jefferson, Monroe, Cross, White, and Yell Counties. The lowest yield to […]

19
Sep
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 9-19-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

September 19, 2014                   No. 2014-28 Dr. Jarrod Hardke Crop Progress This may be (?) the last weekly rice update of the year.  Additional updates may be published if needed. The state is somewhere around 40% through rice harvest at this point.  The only thing there is to say about yields is that they’ve been consistently […]

12
Sep
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 9-12-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

September 12, 2014                   No. 2014-27 Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles Crop Progress “You are not alone.”  That’s probably my most repeated phrase lately.  Meaning you’re not alone in your yields being lower than expected.  It’s been a common theme lately and a lot of calls are to confirm that people didn’t do something wrong […]

12
Sep
2014
Using the correct form to submit soil samples
Author: Leo Espinoza, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Scientist

As we get ready to start taking soil samples to be analyzed for fertilizer recommendations, it is very important to make sure the proper form to submit the soil samples is used. Before completing form CES 435, please make sure not to use forms that were printed before January 2014. On August 5, 2014 the Marianna […]