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31
Oct
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 10-31-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

October 31, 2014                       No. 2014-30 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, & Scott Stiles Harvest Summary The end is near or is it here?  Harvested acreage numbers on Monday were 95% so we’re right there.  Overall a difficult year that most are glad to see in the rearview mirror.  There’s not a lot of time […]

16
May
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 5-16-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 16, 2014                             No. 2014-10 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress And the roller coaster weather continues.  We find ourselves back down into the 70s for a few days before we get back into the 80s and possibly hit 90 next week.  If you still have rice left to […]

15
May
2014
Determining Preflood Nitrogen Rates for Rice
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

It is that time of year to start thinking about applying preflood nitrogen (N) to rice. If your rice has been planted recently or has recently emerged I would encourage you to consider taking N-STaR (Nitrogen Soil Test for Rice) soil samples to determine your season total N rate as well as your preflood N […]

01
May
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 5-1-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 1, 2014                                 No. 2014-8 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, Dr. Bob Scott, and Scott Stiles Planting Progress “It’s a boat!  It’s a plane!  No, it’s just someone trying to plant rice…” If 2010 and 2012 are the only recent years you can remember, then you probably feel like you’re way behind this year.  […]

18
Oct
2013
Fall Nitrogen Recommendations for Winter Wheat
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

Fall-seeded wheat generally does not require N fertilizer for establishment. Fall-applied N or preplant N can aid in the establishment of wheat under specific planting conditions and crop rotations, but should be managed on a case-by-case basis. Previous research has suggested the need for fall-applied N to help compensate for the large amount of crop […]

30
Sep
2013
Preplant P and K Considerations for Winter Wheat
Author: Trenton Roberts, Research Assistant Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

Winter wheat planting is quickly approaching and considerations for preplant P and K applications should be made according to soil-test results and the intended summer rotation. The majority of wheat in Arkansas is double-cropped with soybean and therefore guidelines have been developed that allow producers to apply all of their P and K for both […]

26
Jul
2013
Join us in Stuttgart on August 2 for the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo
Author: Kim Rowe, Program Associate

August 2nd promises to be an action-packed day filled with activities and information for the entire family at the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.  The expo will kick off at 8:00 a.m. with registration and exhibits.  Field tours by U of A Division of Agriculture specialists begin at 8:30 […]

14
Jun
2013
Arkansas rice update – June 14, 2013
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 14, 2013                             No. 2013-12 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Dr. Bob Scott Crop Progress “We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave.”  Hot, but not quite that hot yet.  Warm, sunny, breezy days were just what much of the state needed this week.  The rice is starting to […]

07
Jun
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 6-7-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 7, 2013                               No. 2013-11 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Dr. Bob Scott Crop Progress “When you shift the gear and that little needle on the tach goes into the red and reads 9000 RPM, that’s BAD.”  That’s how I feel about this season – we’re at 9000 RPM worth […]

30
May
2013
Arkansas rice update – May 30, 2013
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 30, 2013                              No. 2013-10 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Scott Stiles Crop Progress Notice that the title has changed from “planting progress” to “crop progress”?  It’s about time.  No, all of the rice is not in the ground yet, but we’re getting very close.  The progress report on Tuesday placed us at […]