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18
Jul
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 7-18-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 18, 2014                              No. 2014-19 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles Crop Progress Record-setting low temperatures are the story of the week.  Records were set both for nighttime lows and daytime highs.  Combined with more rain and flash flood warnings it hardly feels like the middle of July in […]

11
Jul
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 7-11-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 11, 2014                              No. 2014-18 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Frank Sinatra had “the world on a string.”  If he were in charge of the weather these days, it would be a Yo-Yo string he had ahold of.  Up and down we go, temperatures and […]

3
Jul
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 7-3-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 3, 2014                                No. 2014-17 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress More record-breaking rainfall this week.  I don’t see anyone standing up to collect a medal for it though.  The majority of rice has reached the reproductive stage and midseason fertilizer applications are being made. Few […]

20
Jun
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 6-20-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 20, 2014                             No. 2014-15 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress “How high’s the water, papa?” We don’t have all the rice flooded yet, but it hasn’t been for a lack of effort.  After all the rain received the first part of the month, it certainly […]

20
Sep
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 9-20-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

September 20, 2013                    No. 2013-26 Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress This will be the final weekly rice update of the year.  Additional updates may be published if the need arises. Rainfall across the state today will mark the first slowdown of rice harvest this year.  The stage of harvest is variable […]

12
Sep
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 9-12-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

September 12, 2013                    No. 2013-25 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Many growers are continuing to make quick work of harvest these days.  The majority of yield numbers coming in are 180+ bu/acre with most numbers in the 200+ range.  Difficult to be unhappy with those kinds of yields.  […]

30
Aug
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 8-30-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

August 30, 2013                          No. 2013-23 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Harvest is starting to get going in the central part of the state.  For the most part it’s isolated to early-planted fields.  Yield reports continue to be very positive – almost all have been over 200 bu/acre dry.  […]

25
Aug
2013
Blast Alert in NE Arkansas
Author: Yeshi Wamishe, Extension Rice Plant Pathologist

Yesterday (8/23/13), I received reports of neck blast (Picture 1) in western Greene County, AR. We visited two fields of CL151 and a field of Francis where all were confirmed to have the disease. The Francis field and one of the fields of CL151 were at grain fill; and the other field of CL151 was […]

3
Aug
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 8-3-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

August 3, 2013                            No. 2013-19 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress While there have been a few reports of fields just going to flood in the last couple of weeks, the state is about 40% headed to date.  DD50 numbers indicate that nearly 80% of fields should be at […]

26
Jul
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 7-26-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 26, 2013                              No. 2013-18 Dr. Jarrod T. Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Heading is getting into full swing.  By the DD50 numbers we’ve been a little behind where we should be.  I blame this on the cool spell we experienced in mid-May that put the brakes on emerged rice.  […]