Louisiana: Rice Acres Go Up, Prices Go Down Jul 11, 2014

    🕔Jul 11, 2014
    Rice prices have fallen because of a big jump in Arkansas rice acreage, an LSU AgCenter agricultural economist said at the Vermilion Parish Rice Field Day on July 8. Mike […]

    Arkansas Rice: More Unwanted Rains and Yo-Yo Temperatures Jul 11, 2014

    🕔Jul 11, 2014
    Crop Progress Frank Sinatra had “the world on a string.” If he were in charge of the weather these days, it would be a Yo-Yo string he had ahold of. […]

    Arkansas Rice: “Underwater” Diseases Jul 3, 2014

    🕔Jul 3, 2014
    Rice fields in some counties are “underwater “due to the excessive rain in the last days of June. As I drove (07/02/14) in Monroe, Woodruff, and St. Francis Counties, I […]

    Louisiana: Rice Blast Confirmed Jun 18, 2014

    🕔Jun 18, 2014
    Dr. Johnny Saichuk found some blast lesions on Jupiter. I also checked a sample of CL261 from Church Point that had significant leaf blast. This is the latest date that […]

    Louisiana Rice: Get Ready to Treat for Sheath Blight Jun 5, 2014

    🕔Jun 5, 2014
    No reports of blast so far in this year’s crop. The cold winter has really helped delay the disease initiation. In 2012, we had blast lesions showing up on susceptible […]

    Louisiana Rice: 10 Things to Ask Before Applying a Fungicide May 28, 2014

    🕔May 28, 2014
    1. What is the reaction of my varieties to the major diseases? Check the Rice Varieties & Management Tips publication. You need to know how susceptible a variety is to […]

    Louisiana Rice: No Reports of Blast This Year May 7, 2014

    🕔May 7, 2014
    Disease Update I have not had any reports of blast so far this year – another good start. The cold winter has destroyed most of the overwintering rice plants and […]

    Mississippi Rice: Tips to Improve Fungicide Application Effectiveness May 5, 2014

    🕔May 5, 2014
    Although the majority of the 2014 Mississippi rice crop hasn’t been planted, pre-planning for a mid-season fungicide application should not be far from our minds.

    Arkansas Rice: Plan Field Size to Manage Autumn Decline, Straighthead Mar 20, 2014

    🕔Mar 20, 2014
    “Drain and dry” is the recommended protective or rescue strategy to manage these two abiotic phenomena in rice.

    Arkansas Rice: Be Aware of Your Varieties’ Reaction to Disease Mar 14, 2014

    🕔Mar 14, 2014
    It is important to know the disease susceptibility levels of your rice varieties you are considering to grow and how to manage them accordingly.


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