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26
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-26-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz May 26, 2017  No. 2017-10                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress The end is near – of most planting anyway.  Though I believe some have felt that way throughout the entire month of May.  One field is still submerged from flooding […]

23
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: The Warm temperatures and sunshine has turned fields around struggling from cool wet weather as well as herbicide related issues.  Several fields have received the permanent flood this past week.  Those fields include Lincoln, Prairie and Lafayette Counties. According to the DD-50 […]

19
May
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for May 19, 2017
Author: Chris Elkins, Soybean/Wheat Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coordinators Two more fields were planted this week, which brings the total now up to 14.  All fields in southern Arkansas are now planted. Rainfall was very sporadic with several fields receiving none to 2.55” at Jefferson. Several early planted fields have moved to R2, […]

12
May
2017
Soybean planting after floods and Soybean inoculants
Author: Jeremy Ross, Extension Agronomist - Soybeans

By Jeremy Ross, Extension Soybean Agronomist I’ve had several calls over the last few days with producers who had already had corn planted, and due to flooding are considering going back with soybean.  The number one question I’ve been asked is “Will the 70-100 pounds of nitrogen that was applied to the corn crop hurt […]

12
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-12-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 12, 2017  No. 2017-08                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress As of Monday planting progress was 92% based on USDA-NASS numbers.  There were more acres planted during the dry conditions this week and relatively little rice should be left to plant in the state […]

08
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update for May 5, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: More rain continues to be the topic of conversation. Rainfall this past week ranges from 3.8 inches in Lafayette and Clark Counties to 3.2 inches in Lincoln County. Pulaski County received 4.9 inches while Prairie County received 5.9 inches this past week. […]

05
May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-5-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 5, 2017  No. 2017-07                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress If it wasn’t for bad luck I guess we’d have no luck at all.  Initial estimates of rice lost due to flooding in northern Arkansas now exceed 150,000 acres.  Additional “acres affected” pushes the […]

01
May
2017
Rice Research Verification Program Update – April 28, 2017
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

By Ron Baker and Ralph Mazzanti, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinators South Arkansas: Despite the rains and some cool night time temperatures rice emergence and stands look very well. All nine of the RRVP fields are planted. Most and growing off well except for Clark County which was recently planted on 4/21. The stages are […]

24
Apr
2017
Considerations for Using Starter N Fertilizers in Rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist, and Trent Roberts, Extension Soil Fertility With so much rice planted early and much of it emerging, the questions turn to “starter” nitrogen (N) fertilizers. Most often we’re talking about ammonium sulfate (AMS), but sometimes it’s diammonium phosphate (DAP), or a blend of those with urea. For simplicity we’ll focus […]

24
Apr
2017
Soybean Research Verification Program Update for April 21, 2017
Author: Chad Norton, Soybean/Wheat Verification Program Coordinator

By Chad Norton and Chris Elkins, Soybean Research Verification Program Coodinators The 2017 SRVP got off to an earlier start as compared to the past few years with 8 fields planted and several more waiting to dry from this week’s rain. Emergence has taken longer and been a little weak from cool weather the last […]