Tagged: rice

Harvest of Arkansas Early-Planted Rice Getting Started

by Associated Press 9/3/2013 7:37 am

rkansas rice growers who were able to get their crop planted early have begun to harvest. Agriculture officials say that early yield numbers look strong, with 200 bushels-per-acre being common.

Cooler Weather Slowing Arkansas Rice Development

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 8/14/2013 4:45 pm

A year ago, Arkansas rice farmers were bringing in a record harvest after planting early and then weathering a costly drought. This year, growers got a late start and temperatures have been so cool that rice plants are taking longer to mature.

Arkansas Farmers Harvest Record Soybean, Corn, Rice Crops

by Jan Cottingham 11/9/2012 4:27 pm

Despite summer's punishing drought, Arkansas farmers produced record crops of soybean and bumper crops of corn, rice and cotton, according to figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.