July 18, 2013 No. 2013-17 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress
Finally, (almost) all rice in the state is beyond ½” internode elongation. By the end of the week, nearly half of the rice acreage should be reaching 50% heading. The majority should follow in the
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June 7, 2013 No. 2013-11
Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Dr. Bob Scott
“When you shift the gear and that little needle on the tach goes into the red and reads 9000 RPM, that’s BAD.” That’s how I feel about this season – we’re at 9000 RPM worth
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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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April 10, 2013 No. 2013-3
Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe
Another round of rain and wind appears to be next up for a spring that has certainly made a 180 degree turn from 2012. Current estimates released on Monday say that 4% of rice acreage has been planted
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March 27, 2013 No. 2013-2
Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Gus Lorenz
Don’t Rush to Plant
A late round of winter weather has affected the majority of the state for the past week, particularly in the north where as much as 8 inches of snow were reported. In the coming days, we
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We’ve been receiving a lot of calls about what tank mixes are labeled for Command by air on rice. All of these applications below are labeled by specific 24c labeling only.
The Arkansas State Plant Board has a complete list of 24Cs online at http://22.214.171.124/prodreg/?24c=AR.
Below are labels from select 24Cs. Click the name and the label
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With so many crops being sprayed next to one another, it may be useful to know which crops are sensitive to herbicide use in other crops. This table represents relative sensitivities of field crops to herbicides.
Bob Scott, extension weed scientist for U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, discusses mode of action herbicide and what it means in context of resistance.