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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 […]

12
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-12-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott March 12, 2018  No. 2018-03                www.uaex.edu/rice The March is On… “How high’s the water papa?”  I don’t know about you but I’m over the rainfall this winter.  February was reportedly the wettest on record, at least for some parts […]

18
Jul
2017
New weed in rice: Stinkgrass
Author: Bob Scott, Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

By Bob Scott, Extension Weed Scientist A potential new weed in Arkansas rice has surfaced in Poinsett County.  Stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis, is common throughout the lower 48 states but generally not known as a major agricultural weed in Arkansas.  In addition, it does not normally survive in flooded conditions; however, it is normally found in […]

01
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-1-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Scott Stiles July 1, 2017  No. 2017-15                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Run, Forrest, Run!”  The majority of the crop has hit the midseason timing in stride. A lot of the rice is not very tall, which is slightly concerning, […]

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 […]

24
Feb
2017
Requirements to purchase, apply Engenia dicamba herbicide
Author: Bob Scott, Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

By Bob Scott, Extension Weed Scientist This has been a confusing year in weed management and I’m hoping to help clear up some of the confusion about Engenia dicamba herbicide. There are separate requirements for purchasing and applying Engenia, which is a restricted use pesticide, or RUP. To purchase Engenia: You must have a current […]

30
Jan
2017
Confusion Over Dicamba Regulations
Author: Bob Scott, Professor & Extension Weed Scientist

By Bob Scott, Extension Weed Scientist There has been some confusion over the regulations on dicamba that were put in place this year for the state of Arkansas.  I want to note, that while Division of Agriculture Weed Scientists are asked to provide data and input on many herbicide related issues, ultimately this was a decision […]

20
May
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 5-20-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Bob Scott May 20, 2016  No. 2016-10                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Yes, I do think the cold weather is the culprit behind a lot of our problems in the last week or so.  Rice a little pale and […]

14
May
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 5-14-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Bob Scott May 14, 2016  No. 2016-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Outlook / Progress So much rice…  I’ve been projecting 1.6 million acres of rice for the state but it’s probably safe to go ahead and start saying at […]