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28
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-28-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 28, 2017  No. 2017-19                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Breakdown, go ahead and give it to me.”  I don’t think that line was written about Arkansas temperatures dropping July and August, but it should have been.  We need a […]

21
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-21-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe July 21, 2017  No. 2017-18                www.uaex.edu/rice Industry News While the news is spreading far and wide, it’s still worth mentioning the signed phytosanitary agreement between the U.S. and China.  This is the first step in opening up a […]

7
Jul
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 7-7-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles July 7, 2017  No. 2017-16                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Raindrops keep falling on my head.”  B.J. Thomas must have been talking about 2017.  The rain itself is certainly no problem and helping to keep pumping to a […]

17
Jun
2017
Arkansas Rice Update 6-16-17
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles June 16, 2017  No. 2017-13                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress “Like the jitterbug it plum evaded me.”  Not sure why rice prices keep climbing like they are, or why rice is still being planted, but here we are […]

13
Aug
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 8-13-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, & Scott Stiles August 13, 2016  No. 2016-22                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Field draining continues at an increasingly rapid pace.  However, there are some fields still just heading as harvest begins.  There have been mostly positive reports from the field […]

5
Aug
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 8-5-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Bob Scott, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe August 5, 2016  No. 2016-21                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Draining of fields has begun to increase dramatically throughout the state.  That can only mean one thing – harvest will follow soon behind.  The first commercial production […]

24
Jun
2016
Arkansas Rice Update 6-24-16
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

Arkansas Rice Update Dr. Jarrod Hardke June 24, 2016  No. 2016-15                www.uaex.edu/rice Crop Progress Standing outside has felt like standing in front of either a hot blowdryer or a blowtorch depending on your perspective.  Hot, humid conditions have the rice crop progressing well, but all those out in […]

31
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 7-31-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 31, 2015                              No. 2015-23 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress It’s a good indication of the recent high temperatures when 91 degrees feels like a cold snap.  The greatest thing about our current weather change isn’t just the reduced daytime temps making it easier on us, but the reduced […]

17
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 7-17-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 17, 2015                              No. 2015-21 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Scott Stiles, & Dr. Yeshi Wamishe Crop Progress Dry and scalding hot.  Water use will be at a fever pitch in the coming week.  Next week is expected to bring temperatures in the upper 90s with some 100 degree days next weekend. Last week’s […]

10
Jul
2015
Arkansas Rice Update 7-10-15
Author: Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist

July 10, 2015                              No. 2015-20 Dr. Jarrod Hardke, Dr. Gus Lorenz, Dr. Yeshi Wamishe, & Scott Stiles Crop Progress The season appears to have made the turn from wet to dry the past week.  The extended forecast calls for very hot daytime temperatures and little to no rainfall.  The more concerning aspect of the forecast […]