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Fall Nitrogen Recommendations for Winter Wheat

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

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Preplant P and K Considerations for Winter Wheat

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

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Join us in Stuttgart on August 2 for the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo

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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

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Arkansas rice update – June 14, 2013

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

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Arkansas Rice Update 6-7-13

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

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Arkansas rice update – May 30, 2013

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

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Recommended Nitrogen Rates and Distribution for Rice in Arkansas 2013

Rice planting is in full swing and with pre-flood nitrogen (N) applications fast approaching careful consideration should be given to identification of the proper N rate and time of application for your rice crop. The 2013 recommended N rates and distribution for rice cultivars is now available on the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

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Arkansas Rice Update 3-7-13

Arkansas Rice Update

March 7, 2013

The first Arkansas Rice Update of 2013 includes information on the N-STaR program and rice quality.  Dr. Trent Roberts and I have received requests to widely distribute information we have presented at meetings to ensure everyone has a chance to view it.  To meet those requests, please follow the

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What is that stubble really worth?

 

 

While driving through the Delta the past two falls I wasn’t sure if I was in rice country or hay country. There have been more round bales in Eastern Arkansas than you can count. Anyone who has grown rice or corn knows that there is plenty of straw and stubble following harvest and

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Rice Update for the week of May 7, 2012

The Rice Update is a weekly summary of what’s happening and what to look for in rice production, based on interviews and submissions of rice experts in Arkansas and the Mid-South.

Weather:  The forecast in eastern Arkansas for the next 10 days is for cooler weather with highs in 70s and 80s, lows in the

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