The 2011-2013 Arkansas Rice Performance Trials (ARPT) are now available by clicking the link or on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops blog. Printed copies will be available at county Extension offices in January.
Information from previous years can be found on the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture or Arkansas Variety Testing
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The 2014 Arkansas Rice Quick Facts are now available by clicking the link or on the Publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops blog. The Quick Facts are a one-page (front and back) quick reference guide for University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture recommendations for Rice production. Laminated copies will be available at county Extension
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The 2013 Rice Research Verification Program report is now available by clicking the link or on the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops blog.
The 2013 growing season was the thirty-first year for the Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP). The RRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county extension agents, extension specialists, and researchers.
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The new Arkansas Rice Production Handbook is now available under the Publications tab (located near the top of the Arkansas Row Crops home page).
You can also visit http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/MP-192.asp to view/download the complete publication or individual chapters.
Printed copies of the handbook should be available after the first of the year.
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Preliminary results from 2013 crop performance trials have been posted to the Arkansas Variety Testing website: http://arkansasvarietytesting.com.
Preliminary results have now been posted for rice, soybean, corn, wheat, and grain sorghum.
Information for 2013 trials will be updated as needed until final reports are posted.
September 20, 2013 No. 2013-26 Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
This will be the final weekly rice update of the year. Additional updates may be published if the need arises.
Rainfall across the state today will mark the first slowdown of rice harvest this year. The stage of harvest is variable
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September 2013 FSA Certified Crop Acreage
The table below contains the FSA certified planted crop acreage information for Arkansas as of September 17, 2013. This information is subject to change as further updates are released each month. The final report for the year will be released in January, including final harvest acreage information.
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September 12, 2013 No. 2013-25 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
Many growers are continuing to make quick work of harvest these days. The majority of yield numbers coming in are 180+ bu/acre with most numbers in the 200+ range. Difficult to be unhappy with those kinds of yields.
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September 6, 2013 No. 2013-24 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
Seeing trucks stacking up at the mill is an easy giveaway that harvest is picking up steam. It’s becoming common that I hear people with high test weights (45-47 lbs/bu). Trucks get heavy really fast with test weights
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August 30, 2013 No. 2013-23 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
Harvest is starting to get going in the central part of the state. For the most part it’s isolated to early-planted fields. Yield reports continue to be very positive – almost all have been over 200 bu/acre dry.
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