Thursday, June 24, 2021

Breaking News

Post-flood crop management meeting set for June 21 in Dumas, Ark.

Farmers who suffered flooding and other damage from heavy rain and winds last week will be able to get their post-flood production questions answered...

Cover Story

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Got billbugs?

Combination seed treatments help reduce damage and increase yields, but you must plan ahead. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • As the number of row rice acres increases, so does the potential for infestations and damage by...

Features

A wake-up call

Reduced pyrethroid efficacy against rice stink bugs prompts call for strict adherence to IPM. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • For the past two seasons, University of...

Invasive apple snails threaten Louisiana rice, crawfish production

• By Blake Wilson, Julian Lucero and Mark Shirley • Invasive apple snails — sometimes called giant, golden or channeled apple snails — are native...

A weed control ace in the hole

RiceTec and Adama partner on limited launch of the Max-Ace herbicide-tolerant rice system. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • This season, RiceTec and Adama plan a limited...

Market Update

Rice market upate for the week ending June 11, 2021

• By Scott Stiles • Although the futures market disagreed and closed lower on Thursday, the June WASDE adjustments were somewhat favorable for rice. The...

Specialist Speaking

Stay ahead of weeds, and don’t let them go to seed

This season started fast and a bit earlier than normal. Temperatures have also been relatively warm, meaning that rice planted early in the season...

From The Editor

Fram’s Joe the Mechanic knew what he was talking about

Back in the 1970s, Fram oil filters ran a series of TV commercials touting how a little prevention, in the form of a regular...

USA Rice Update

USA Rice reminds consumers to ‘Start with Rice’

The COVID-19 pandemic has been terrible for millions of Americans and from an economic standpoint, one of the hardest hit sectors was foodservice. In...

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