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23
Jun
2016
Research lacking to back claims for foliar-applied fertilizers
Author: Arkansas Row Crops

By Nathan Slaton, Rick Norman, Trent Roberts, Jason Kelley, Jarrod Hardke, Bill Robertson, Jeremy Ross and Leo Espinoza; University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Farmers must ask at least two fundamental questions about every product they are asked to purchase and apply to their crop: What is the frequency of crop response and what […]

20
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 20, 2016
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Several fields have reached internode elongation including Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, and Lincoln Counties.  The Arkansas County field did not require a mid-season nitrogen application according to GreenSeeker.  On the other hand the Desha County field did require a midseason nitrogen application. Both […]

18
Jun
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 6-18-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe June 18, 2016  No. 2016-14                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “It’s not so much the heat that’ll get you, but the humidity.”  It may get old hearing it said, but it doesn’t make it any less true.  On […]

16
Jun
2016
Rice Research Verification Program update for June 13, 2016
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ralph Mazzanti and Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: With hot weather and heat units hopefully here to stay the rice is progressing fast.  Arkansas and Lincoln Counties are at green ring to joint movement stage. Ashley County has had the levees put in and is now being flooded.  Phillips County […]

10
Jun
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 6-10-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke June 10, 2016  No. 2016-13                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress This rice growing season has been all about time and patience, waiting for the crop to make a serious move.  The patience finally paid off in the form of warm temperatures and bright, sunny […]

10
Jun
2016
2016 Arkansas Cotton Update
Author: Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist

By Bill Robertson, Cotton Agronomist Our planted acres are higher than many anticipated.  Regina Coleman, Executive Director of the Arkansas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation (ABWEF), recently reported that the ABWEF has calculated the state’s cotton plantings to be just over 360,000 acres.  Even with the cotton fields that were replanted to soybeans this week, our […]

03
Jun
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 6-2-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke June 2, 2016  No. 2016-12                www.uaex.edu/rice   Crop Progress When it rains, it pours.  These days we either miss all the rain in the forecast or all the rain in the forecast shows up at once.  Suddenly a fishing boat becomes a […]

03
Jun
2016
Start scouting rice for hydrogen sulfide toxicity
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist, and Jarrod Hardke, Extension Rice Agronomist With temperatures increasing, early planted rice will soon reach the reproductive stage. In fields with a history of hydrogen sulfide toxicity (also referred as autumn decline or akiochi), draining the flood and drying the field for a few days before midseason (DD50 for […]

28
May
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 5-28-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Mike Hamilton, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe May 27, 2016  No. 2016-11                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Beware the Ides of Midseason.  Now that it’s time to fertilize and flood, it seems the weather is going to start working against us.  More on that in […]

14
May
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 5-14-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Bob Scott May 14, 2016  No. 2016-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Outlook / Progress So much rice…  I’ve been projecting 1.6 million acres of rice for the state but it’s probably safe to go ahead and start saying at […]