Arkansas Rice: Harvest “Extremely Preliminary;” Late Season Rice Stink Bug Management Aug 21, 2022

    🕔Aug 21, 2022
    A welcome soaking rain this week brought much needed relief to many rice and soybean acres.  Those just trying to get started with harvest had to pause, but only for […]

    Arkansas Rice: Endigo ZC Approved for Rice Stink Bug Control Jul 31, 2022

    🕔Jul 31, 2022
    A Section 18 Emergency Exemption for the use of Endigo ZC for control of rice stink bug in rice has been authorized for the 2022 growing season. See the Endigo […]

    Arkansas Rice: Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire Jul 16, 2022

    🕔Jul 16, 2022
    I saw a graphic today that showed the past month has been the driest of the past 130 years.  So, I don’t think we’re overstating just how dry it is. The long-term […]

    Arkansas Rice: Delayed Phytotoxicity Syndrome; Water Weevil Activity Is Booming Jun 18, 2022

    🕔Jun 18, 2022
    We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave.  Close the door, you’re letting the bought air out. So we talked last week about wanting to go fast, but maybe […]

    Arkansas Rice: More Fits Than Starts; Water Weevil Activity Increases Jun 4, 2022

    🕔Jun 4, 2022
    Well, the southern half or more of the state got more rain than they bargained for this week.  I think we were all expecting around a half inch of rain, […]

    Arkansas Rice: Slow Planting Progress; When to Combine Insecticide Seed Treatments Apr 19, 2022

    🕔Apr 19, 2022
    Some small victories found for a few days this week as rain held off in some areas longer than expected to find more planting opportunity.  However, this was still very […]

    Arkansas Rice: Early Harvest Yields Look Good, Milling a Mixed Bag Sep 1, 2021

    🕔Sep 1, 2021
    Early harvest reports continue to sound very good.  Milling yields have been a mixed bag however. Conditions during grain fill combined with rice stink bug pressure may explain the variability […]

    Arkansas Rice: Cooler Conditions Expected, Lots of Pests to Worry About Aug 2, 2021

    🕔Aug 2, 2021
    If you’ve been in the field this week then you’ve been cooking.  More conversations have turned to debating whether it’s better to be out in the morning in the higher […]

    Arkansas Rice: Beginning Push to Heading; Dealing with Armyworms, Stink Bugs Jul 19, 2021

    🕔Jul 19, 2021
    The 2021 rice crop finally appears to be taking shape.  We’re entering the major push to heading for the majority of the crop over the next couple of weeks.  The […]

    Arkansas Rice: Getting Geared Up for Rice Stink Bugs Jul 6, 2021

    🕔Jul 6, 2021
    We have been observing large numbers of rice stink bugs (RSB) in native grasses along ditch banks and turn rows over the past several weeks.  I know, I know, we […]


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