Planting Begins Across Louisiana, Texas, and Florida Mar 17, 2023

    🕔Mar 17, 2023
    ARLINGTON, VA – The 2023 rice crop is off to a promising start across southern regions in the U.S. In Louisiana, ideal weather over the last few weeks gave growers […]

    Arkansas Rice: Planting Nearly Finished, Be Prepared to Cut Levees with Upcoming Rains May 23, 2022

    🕔May 23, 2022
    The end is near!  For rice planting that is.  The state was reported as 76% planted as of 5/16, but I would wager we were even further along than that […]

    Arkansas Rice: Big Leaps in Planting Progress May 16, 2022

    🕔May 16, 2022
    Boy, that escalated quickly.  I mean that really got out of hand fast. That could refer to the drying conditions or the planting progress.  Last week’s big jump in planting […]

    Arkansas Rice: Upcoming Week Promising for Planting; Hail Damage to Young Plants May 7, 2022

    🕔May 7, 2022
    This week has been a mixed bag depending on where you were in the state.  Monday night and Tuesday morning much of the state received rains to stop progress, but […]

    Arkansas Rice: Weather Allows Huge Leaps in Planting Progress May 2, 2022

    🕔May 2, 2022
    Weather finally turned in our favor starting mid-week and planting progress actually occurred statewide for the first time all year.  While it’s only a few days, some were able to […]

    Arkansas Rice: More Rain Delays; Yield Potential by Planting Date Apr 23, 2022

    🕔Apr 23, 2022
    If you don’t have anything nice to say, you can sit next to me.  The mid-week rain brought even more than we bargained for, eliminating most all chances of planting […]

    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: Very Little Planting Progress Apr 9, 2022

    🕔Apr 9, 2022
    So close, and yet so far away.  Very little progress to speak of yet again this week after more rainfall events.  As usual, amounts were variable depending on where you […]

    Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

    🕔Apr 8, 2022
    Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

    Arkansas Rice: Another Slow Start? Apr 5, 2022

    🕔Apr 5, 2022
    I don’t that anyone has sounded particularly excited about getting started planting this year, but here we are.  Officially as of last Monday, Arkansas had 1% of rice acres planted.  […]


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