Arkansas Rice: Harvest Winding Down; Preliminary Performance Trial Data Oct 8, 2022

    🕔Oct 8, 2022
    A quarter or less of the rice crop is left to harvest and a change in the weather is forecast for next week (rain and a temperature drop).  Variability seems […]

    Arkansas Rice: Producers Ready to Go Full Throttle on Harvest Sep 12, 2022

    🕔Sep 12, 2022
    September is rice month for a reason.  The time for serious statewide harvest progress looks to be upon us.  We’ve had excellent weather the past couple of days and after […]

    Arkansas Rice: Harvest Remains Slow but Yields “Solid;” Soybean Desiccant Drift Sep 5, 2022

    🕔Sep 5, 2022
    Harvest progress still remains slow at this point without much to update.  Still calling yield reports “solid” so far with most seeming satisfied and only a couple of disappointments.  More […]

    Arkansas Rice: Humidity Stretching Out Maturity; Pre-Harvest Weed Cleanup Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    Early harvest progress is still extremely limited even as draining progress has really picked up over the last two weeks.  Good yield reports continue from those finding rice dry enough […]

    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: 1st Delivery of the Season Aug 12, 2022

    🕔Aug 12, 2022
    The first rice of 2022 has been delivered this week.  Not enough to give us any direction but a sign that we’re on our way.  The earliest planted rice in […]

    Arkansas Rice: Rains Bring Relief; Drain Timing Considerations Aug 7, 2022

    🕔Aug 7, 2022
    A lot of rain dancing was going on leading up to last weekend’s long-awaited statewide rain event.  Some got a little more than they bargained for, and some got less […]

    Arkansas Rice: Heat with a Dash of Rain Jul 24, 2022

    🕔Jul 24, 2022
    Much needed rain for eastern Arkansas finally arrived this week (Fig. 1).  This event brought tremendous help to most of our rice areas.  Help it was; a solution it was […]

    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 Field Day, Stuttgart, Aug. 5 Jul 12, 2022

    🕔Jul 12, 2022
    In-person field day tours return to the Rice Research and Extension Center in Stuttgart on Aug. 5 for the first time in three years with informational programs on a variety […]


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