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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 […]

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May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-19-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 19, 2017  No. 2017-09                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are currently working on replant decisions related […]

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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 […]

5
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 […]

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May
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 5-2-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke May 2, 2017  No. 2017-06                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress This sucks.  I don’t believe in sugarcoating.  The rainfall predictors did a pretty good job this time around with rainfall amounts in northeast Arkansas totaling 6-8” just from Saturday night’s event alone.  It’s no […]

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 […]

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Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Gus Lorenz April 21, 2017  No. 2017-05                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting progress is likely up around 80-85% this week.  This is near record progress behind only 2012.  Luckily conditions seem very reminiscent of 2012 which turned out to be […]

14
Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-14-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Jason Norsworthy April 14, 2017  No. 2017-04                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Rice planting has been rocking and rolling as much of the state missed predicted rainfall this week.  We could end up close to 60% planted by the […]

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Apr
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 4-8-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Bob Scott April 8, 2017  No. 2017-03                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Through today Arkansas has around 30% of rice acres planted throughout the state.  The warm, windy conditions are drying out many locations that have been unable to make progress until […]

25
Mar
2017
Managing Furrow-Irrigated Rice in Arkansas
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

By Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist There have been many questions about furrow-irrigated rice (row rice / upland rice) since last season.  In 2016 there were an estimated 40,000-50,000 acres of furrow-irrigated rice in Arkansas.  Despite a decline in total rice acres for 2017, it is possible that the number of acres grown in a […]