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Arkansas rice update – June 28, 2013

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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Arkansas rice update – June 21, 2013

June 21, 2013                             No. 2013-13

Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe

Crop Progress

We’re moving on up.  The rice is looking better and better from top to bottom in the state.  Warm temperatures and high humidity have most of the crop really moving in the right direction.  Some

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24c approved for Dermacor X-100 seed treatment in water-seeded rice

Arkansas just received a Section 24(c) Special Local Need label for use of Dermacor X-100 insecticide seed treatment for use in water-seeded rice.  This should help growers prevent injury from rice water weevil in water-seeded situations.  Dermacor X-100 may be applied to dry rice seed, including conventional, “Clearfield”, and hybrid seed varieties, which will be

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Arkansas Rice Update 6-7-13

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

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