Tag Archives: Weed Control

Strive For Early Season Weed Control

Joey Branch

As soon as I could legally drive a truck, Arkansas crop consultant Danny Moore hired me to work for him, which I did for 10 years. We checked a lot of rice during that time. In 2008, I joined ProAg Services LLC, an independent consulting business owned by Brent Lassiter, in Newport, Ark. Last year was rough for Arkansas rice ... Read More »

‘Red alert’

weedy rice

Weedy rice expansion in California raises concern, prompting calls for using only certified seed and an industry-wide scouting effort. Read More »

Be Proactive, Positive To Achieve Success

Brad Ouzts

Growing up, I learned a lot from my father who was a crop consultant and a professor at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss. He taught me about damaging weed and insect pests and which products to use to control them. He also taught the chemical courses at Merigold Flying School in Merigold, Miss. Meeting the pilots and observing the ... Read More »

IPM Approach To Weed Control

• SPONSORED CONTENT • I have been a weed scientist for a long time and have worked with different cropping systems. The rice cropping system is very interesting to me because of its uniqueness and global impact as one of the world’s major food crops. All of its components, including a good weed control program, have to be managed appropriately ... Read More »

See you at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

Mid-South Farm & Gin Show

For more than six decades, a major stop along the way to a new rice farming season is the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show. This year’s event will be held at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., March 3-4. Read More »

Program Focuses On Barnyardgrass

I grew up on a small farm in Lynn, Ark., where my dad, Howard Brannon, grew rice, soybeans and grain sorghum. While we spent time together, he taught me about agriculture, especially how to fix equipment. After observing one of our rice consultants working with the crop, I decided to pursue this profession as well. I graduated from Arkansas State ... Read More »