Arkansas Rice: High Yield Disease, A Concern That’s Not an Issue; Leaf Blast Sneaking In Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    High Yield Disease of Rice As most rice is now into reproductive growth, all random things are showing up.  Sulfur and potassium deficiencies have begun to appear, along with some […]

    Arkansas Rice: Midseason Nitrogen Timing, Scouting for Leaf Blast Jun 25, 2022

    🕔Jun 25, 2022
    Who needs a little relief from this heat wave?  That was a rhetorical question.  The rice is loving it, so long as you can keep the water to it.  It […]

    Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

    🕔Jul 1, 2020
    Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

    Arkansas Rice: Reasons To Worry About Disease Jul 22, 2019

    🕔Jul 22, 2019
    With all the rain from the tropical system known as Barry, sheath blight is picking up speed and we need to stay in front of it. Scout and treat based […]

    Dossett on Rice: Why Bullish? Look Closely at China and India Stocks Jun 21, 2019

    🕔Jun 21, 2019
    Thai rice prices continue to climb, rising $3 this week.  The Bangkok Post reports that China controls as much as 120 MM tons of old rice. The Post article also […]

    Arkansas Rice: Leaf Blast Reported in Randolph County Jun 19, 2019

    🕔Jun 19, 2019
    Rice leaf blast is right on time. As of today, June 18, the first report of blast has been made from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan (Figure […]

    Arkansas Rice: Moisture Fuels a Blast Epidemic – Be Ready to Scout Jun 14, 2019

    🕔Jun 14, 2019
    There is already dew in the mornings and rain is in the forecast. Even with planting being later this year, it may still be time to start scouting for leaf […]

    Texas Rice: Leaf Blast Alert Jun 14, 2019

    🕔Jun 14, 2019
    A severe outbreak of leaf blast occurred on more than 300 acres of rice fields in China, Jefferson County, Texas. The affected variety was medium-grain Jupiter at the panicle differentiation […]

    Arkansas Rice: Too Much Heat, Too Little Water – Disease Questions Jul 17, 2018

    🕔Jul 17, 2018
    Crop Progress “Hey hey, my my, rock n’ roll will never die.”  It’s Friday the 13th and there’s bad news to report – go figure.  Mainly we’re talking about heat […]

    Arkansas Rice: 3 Diseases – Application Timing is Important Jul 4, 2018

    🕔Jul 4, 2018
    Leaf blast So far (as of 7/3) in 2018, a total of 10 Arkansas counties have reported blast in rice. These include: Lonoke, Randolph, Poinsett, Pulaski, Lawrence, Greene, Woodruff, Monroe, […]


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