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30
Mar
2018
Arkansas Rice Update 3-30-18
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Drs. Jarrod Hardke, Gus Lorenz, Tom Barber, & Yeshi Wamishe March 30, 2018  No. 2018-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress It looks like recently planted rice is going to need a snorkel for the next week.  Several inches of rain this week across the entire Arkansas Delta with […]

26
Jan
2017
2017 Rice Farming for Profit
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Attached is the publication 2017 Rice Farming for Profit.  It contains the most requested production recommendations for rice in a single, easily referenceable PDF.  This information will also be posted to the Extension rice page (http://www.uaex.edu). 2017 Rice Farming for Profit   Let us know if we can help.

22
Feb
2016
Tillage Radish Termination/Burndown Options
Author: Trenton Roberts, Associate Professor, Crop, Soil & Environmental Sciences

It is time to start thinking about spring burndown/termination of winter cover crops, especially tillage radish. The past winter was relatively mild compared to normal and the recent warm weather has initiated spring greenup of many winter cover crops, including tillage radish. Typically, early planted tillage radish (planting prior to Oct. 15th) will get large […]

20
Mar
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 3-20-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

March 20, 2015                           No. 2015-5 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Dr. Tom Barber Planting Progress “Well, we’re waiting…”  Slight rain chances today and tomorrow followed by a 50% chance on Sunday lead into a few days of 70 degree weather.  More rain is in the forecast for Wednesday and Thursday though, which means […]

13
Mar
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 3-13-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

March 13, 2015                           No. 2015-4 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Tom Barber, Dr. Archie Flanders & Scott Stiles Planting Progress None yet!  The month of March is here which means so is the march toward rice is planting.  It’s difficult to believe with recent conditions (Picture 1), but there will be rice in the ground in […]

18
Apr
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 4-18-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

April 18, 2014                              No. 2014-6 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, and Scott Stiles Planting Progress Rain, rain, go away. I think we’re all getting a little tired of it these days. As sure as we complain about it now, we’ll be wishing for it again in a month. Never more than […]

18
Jul
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 7-18-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

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 […]

7
Jun
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 6-7-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 7, 2013                               No. 2013-11 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Trent Roberts, and Dr. Bob Scott Crop Progress “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 […]

16
May
2013
Arkansas rice update – May 16, 2013
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 16, 2013                                No. 2013-8 Dr. Jarrod Hardke Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Planting Forecast 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 […]

10
Apr
2013
Arkansas Rice Update 4-10-13
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

April 10, 2013                               No. 2013-3 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Planting Forecast 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 […]