Tagged: rice

Cooler Weather Slowing Arkansas Rice Development

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 8/14/2013 04:45 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 04:27 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.