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16
Oct
2017
Rice Decisions for 2018
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so there is a lot more optimism right now than this time last year. Based on multiple years of advanced […]

27
Sep
2017
Residue Burning in Field Crops
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Trent Roberts, Soil Fertility Specialist and Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist Benefits of Residue Burning Crop residue burning is an inexpensive and effective method to remove excessive residue to facilitate timely planting and to control pests and weeds.  Mechanical residue management, such as disking and tilling, to achieve soil incorporation of residues is another […]

15
Sep
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 9-15-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles September 15, 2017  No. 2017-26                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “They come a-runnin’ for me, I said this is the end…”  This will be the final weekly update for the season.  Additional updates will be posted throughout the fall and spring as […]

11
Sep
2017
Rice Harvest Aids Ahead of Storms
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist Due to incoming wind and possibly rain from Hurricane Irma, many are questioning potential harvest aid applications before rice potentially lodges. There are many risks associated with this tactic. Harvest aids (sodium chlorate / salt) are beneficial at facilitating harvest without issue when rice is between 18-25% moisture at […]

01
Sep
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 9-1-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles September 1, 2017  No. 2017-24                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rarely are Extension specialists at a loss for words – you know it’s true.  After seeing the forecasts for rain and wind reduced all week long as Hurricane Harvey approached, we […]

18
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-18-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Aaron Cato, & Scott Stiles August 18, 2017  No. 2017-22                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I hear the train a comin’, it’s rolling round the bend…”  Harvest is finally gaining some traction – both literally and figuratively.  Where soil conditions are […]

11
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-11-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles August 11, 2017  No. 2017-21                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I’m no stranger to the rain…”  This is getting out of hand.  While much of the state has missed recent forecast rainy weather, it seems most caught it today.  Most do […]

04
Aug
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 8-4-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz August 4, 2017  No. 2017-20                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice harvest has begun on a very limited basis. Initial yield reports don’t tell us a great deal, but opinions have been that yields are good to very good. Some […]

28
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-28-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 28, 2017  No. 2017-19                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Breakdown, go ahead and give it to me.”  I don’t think that line was written about Arkansas temperatures dropping July and August, but it should have been.  We need a […]

21
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 21, 2017  No. 2017-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening up a […]