Arkansas Rice: Watch for Diseases in Late Planted Fields Aug 12, 2022

    🕔Aug 12, 2022
    It is said often that rice is forgiving, but diseases are not forgiving to rice. While the weather was hot and dry, rice grew well without significant disease pressure in […]

    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: 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 […]

    Arkansas Rice: Time to Scout for Root Health Jun 22, 2022

    🕔Jun 22, 2022
    Often the effect of iron sulfide and hydrogen sulfide toxicity cause black coating and root rot in some soil types. The problem may start as early as a couple of […]

    Arkansas Rice: Scattered, Smothered, and Covered Jul 14, 2021

    🕔Jul 14, 2021
    Scattered rains occurred across the northeast portion of the state this week.  Once again, a welcome sight for the region with some receiving several inches of rainfall.  The central and […]

    Arkansas Rice: Scout for Sheath Blight and Relieve Its Harm Jul 1, 2021

    🕔Jul 1, 2021
    Scout before deciding on fungicide application for sheath blight and determine the threshold. It is not profitable for Arkansas rice producers to apply fungicides for more than one time to […]

    Arkansas Rice: Leaf Blast Alert Jun 23, 2021

    🕔Jun 23, 2021
    Leaf blast has started! We received our first report of leaf blast on June 20 on Titan in 2021 from Randolph Co. In 2020 the first report came from the […]

    Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – To Apply or Not Apply Apr 14, 2021

    🕔Apr 14, 2021
    It is often important to ask why and when it is required to use a fungicide seed treatment for rice.  Your field history is a big factor in your decision. […]

    Arkansas Rice: Wet Conditions Bring Sooty Mold Sep 4, 2020

    🕔Sep 4, 2020
    Harvest has been delayed in several rice fields in Arkansas due to a wet condition from the tropical storm, Laura. When harvest is delayed due to rain, one of the […]


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