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2011 Acreage

Released June 30, 2011, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of  Agriculture (USDA). Rice: Area planted to rice in 2011 is estimated at 2.68 million acres, down 26 percent from...

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 12:40 PM

Difficult start for 2011 season

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Here's the beginning of the 2011 rice season in three graphs*:Degree day (DD) accumulation over the developmental threshold of 55 oF (starting May 1st) during early May in 2011 was similar to 2008 and 2009. By mid May, temperatures dropped drastically...

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:03 PM

Keep an eye out for tadpole shrimp

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The last couple of weeks we had some unusually cold weather. Some days, daytime temperature was 20 degrees below the average for this time of the year. The graph below compares average maximum daily temperatures with actual 2011 maximum daily...

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 4:45 PM
Tags: arthropods (35), tadpole shrimp (8)

Crop Progress

Rice planted

Released May 23, 2011, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture

Rice planted
Rice planted

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Crop Progress

Rice planted

Released May 16, 2011, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:36 AM

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