April 4, 2014 No. 2014-4 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Rick Norman, Dr. Bob Scott, and Scott Stiles Planting Progress
I’m guessing around 5% of rice is in the ground to date. Most of it is isolated in places that have lucked into dry conditions. A number of fields went in early this week ahead of
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The 2013 Rice Research Verification Program report is now available by clicking the link or on the publications tab of the Arkansas Row Crops blog.
The 2013 growing season was the thirty-first year for the Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP). The RRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county extension agents, extension specialists, and researchers.
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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
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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
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July 12, 2013 No. 2013-16 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
The majority of midseason fertilizer applications have now gone out on rice up and down the state. DD50 numbers indicate that over 90% of the crop is beyond ½” internode elongation. The earliest planted rice fields should have
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June 28, 2013 No. 2013-14 Dr. Jarrod T. Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
Much of the crop (~60%) has reached 1/2” internode elongation. There are still some extremely late planted fields that haven’t even made it to flood, but hot temperatures will get them there soon enough.
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May 16, 2013 No. 2013-8
Dr. Jarrod Hardke Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe
This has been a week for progress up and down the state. The last rice planting progress estimate came in at 60% on Monday, but I have a strong feeling that we’ll be in the 80% range by
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