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15
Jun
2015
Rice Research Verification Program Update for June 15, 2015
Author: Ron Baker, Rice Research Verification Program Coordinator

South Arkansas:  Eight out of nine fields are now flooded and are looking good.  The Jefferson Co. field is waiting on levee gates and should be sprayed, fertilized, and the flood started in the next few days.  Seeing some rice water weevil scarring but no fields reaching threshold for treatment.  The welcomed heat units have […]

13
Jun
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 6-13-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 13, 2015                             No. 2015-16 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles Crop Progress Difficult to believe, but we already need a rain again in many places.  Between trying to get rice flooded and beans planted, moisture is running out quickly with the warm temperatures and breezy conditions.  For much […]

5
Jun
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 6-5-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 5, 2015                               No. 2015-15 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress It’s June already?  Some locations received heavier rainfall than others last weekend, so progress this week has been highly variable across the state.  The one positive is that a great deal of drying is going on everywhere.  In […]

15
May
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 5-15-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 15, 2015                             No. 2015-12 Dr. Jarrod Hardke and Dr. Gus Lorenz Planting Progress More rain the forecast for an already wet year.  While we were getting in desperate need of the rainfall we received last weekend, it looks like we’re in line to receive more spread across the next several days about the time […]

3
Jul
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 7-3-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 3, 2014                                No. 2014-17 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress More record-breaking rainfall this week.  I don’t see anyone standing up to collect a medal for it though.  The majority of rice has reached the reproductive stage and midseason fertilizer applications are being made. Few […]

20
Jun
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 6-20-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

June 20, 2014                             No. 2014-15 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress “How high’s the water, papa?” We don’t have all the rice flooded yet, but it hasn’t been for a lack of effort.  After all the rain received the first part of the month, it certainly […]

30
May
2014
Arkansas Rice Update 5-30-14
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

May 30, 2014                             No. 2014-12 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, and Dr. Bob Scott Crop Progress Most acres were probably in need of a rain, but maybe not the weeklong rain we have going on now.  It’s not over yet with more rain forecast through the weekend.  On a positive note, most of the […]

28
Jun
2013
Arkansas rice update – June 28, 2013
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

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.  […]

21
Jun
2013
Arkansas rice update – June 21, 2013
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

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 […]

14
Jun
2013
24c approved for Dermacor X-100 seed treatment in water-seeded rice
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

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 […]