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: 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: Lack of Rain Will Bring Some Tough Choices Jul 10, 2022

    🕔Jul 10, 2022
    Well it appears the time for the 4th of July rain is passing without event.  It looks as though we’re in for real problems for the remainder of the summer. Without […]

    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 […]

    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: 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 […]


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