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10
Jul
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for July 7, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  With the favorable weather conditions rice blast has been detected in the Clark County field.  Stink bugs are close to threshold levels in the Lincoln and Prairie County fields which were the first to reach heading.  Increased stink bug numbers are mostly […]

29
Jun
2017
What to expect at the 2017 Arkansas Rice Expo – Aug. 4
Author: Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

By Mary Hightower, Director of Communications Services The 2017 Rice Expo is slated for August 4 at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart, AR. So what can you expect from the Expo this year?  New tools for soil fertility, new technologies for weed control and live cooking demonstrations are on the agenda. “The seventh annual […]

26
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 23, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  All fields are approaching midseason or beyond except for Pulaski County which went to flood this past week.  The fields scheduled for midseason nitrogen are Arkansas, Clark, and Desha.  The Lafayette County field has received its midseason nitrogen application.  The Lonoke County […]

23
Jun
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 6-23-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles June 23, 2017  No. 2017-14                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.”  There are hotter topics in “other” crops this week than what’s going on with rice, but we’ll stay on topic here.  […]

21
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – June 20, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:   The warm weather has rice moving in the fast lane.  The Pulaski County field has gates installed and was the last field to be flooded.  All verification fields except Pulaski are progressing well and are at internode elongation (IE).  Mid-season nitrogen has […]

17
Jun
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 6-16-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles June 16, 2017  No. 2017-13                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Like the jitterbug it plum evaded me.”  Not sure why rice prices keep climbing like they are, or why rice is still being planted, but here we are […]

12
Jun
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas:  All fields have gone to flood except the Pulaski County field.  The levees were pulled and 2.6 inches of rain fell before the gates could be installed.  According to the DD-50 we have reached the final time to apply pre-flood N and […]

09
Jun
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 6-9-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Scott Stiles June 9, 2017  No. 2017-12                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress And just like that, we might make a crop after all.  It’s amazing what a little warm weather and sunshine will do for a rice crop and a farmer’s disposition.  A […]

09
Jun
2017
It’s time to start scouting for rice blast disease
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

By Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Pathologist Rice blast disease can be managed by planting relatively resistant varieties in fields with a history of blast. Current commercial rice varieties grown in Arkansas range from resistant to very susceptible to blast disease (Table 1).  Planting blast-susceptible varieties in blast-prone fields can result in near 100 percent yield […]

09
Jun
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for June 9, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators One more field got planted this week which brings the total to 18. There is one more that should be planted next week. As usual in Arkansas rainfall was very inconsistent, but all fields did receive some rain. Rainfall amounts ranged from .4” in […]