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15
Jun
2018
Rice Research Verification Program Update – June 15, 2018
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators In the south, water supply and flood depth have become critical in even more counties this week. The struggle for water now includes Jefferson, Clark, Desha and Lincoln Counties. Loyant herbicide is struggling to maintain control of barnyardgrass in Lincoln and Desha Counties. This […]

12
Jun
2018
Is Titan the new Jupiter? Rice leaf blast reported in two counties
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wasmish, Extension rice pathologist; and Jarrod Hardke, Extension rice agronomist It is a little unusual to see blast in the first week of June (6/6). Leaf blast was detected in Lonoke County last week and also this week (6/11) in Randolph County. Both counties reported blast on the new medium grain rice, Titan.  […]

12
Jun
2018
Timely scouting and management strategies for hydrogen sulfide toxicity in rice
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension rice pathologist Not all rice fields in Arkansas show the problem of hydrogen sulfide toxicity. However, it is always advised to scout starting two weeks after permanent flood has been established.  Hydrogen sulfide toxicity can cause up to 50% grain yield loss if left without intervention. Although weak pathogenic fungi are […]

08
Jun
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 6-8-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Yeshi Wamishe, & Bob Scott June 8, 2018  No. 2018-15                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I wanna go fast” – Ricky Bobby.  May/June 2018 would be right up his alley.  This crop continues to move along at breakneck speed.  The high temperatures look to continue […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – Jonesboro, AR, June 7
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at the Craighead County Cooperative Extension Service Office in Jonesboro, AR on June 7. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and […]

29
May
2018
Row Crop Scouting School – McGehee, AR June 4
Author: Glenn Studebaker, Extension Entomologist

A pest scouting school focusing on insects and diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, rice and grain sorghum will be conducted at Hoots BBQ in McGehee, AR on June 4. The program will start at 8:00 AM. Identification of insects and their damage will be covered, along with scouting techniques and treatment thresholds. Important diseases of […]

02
May
2018
2018 Arkansas Soybean College set for Aug. 8: Register now
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2018 Soybean College on August 8, 2018 at the Newport Research Station at Newport, AR starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 4:00 p.m.  Crop consultants, industry personnel, and […]

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 […]

21
Mar
2018
Time it right: Be ahead of rice diseases before planting
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Following adequate cultural practices is an important disease management strategy along with planting resistant cultivars. In addition, seed treatment fungicides are cheaper and easier than spray fungicides. Balancing N, P, and K also promotes good growth and plant health. Planting as early as possible is also recommended for disease […]

05
Feb
2018
2017 Soybean Update now available
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist The 2017 Soybean Update is now available for download.  This publication is provided as an aid in variety selection.  Hundreds of soybean varieties are commercially available to growers in Arkansas. Varietal performance, including yield, varies according to location, environmental adaptability to soils, maturity, lodging, height, disease and nematode resistance, […]