The latest on rice prices and supplies as well as the state of Arkansas’ rice crop will be discussed during an hour-long webinar set for 2 p.m. Thursday, July 27.

The webinar is hosted by Robert Coats, professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness and extension economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

Presenters will be Nathan Childs, agricultural economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, and Jarrod Hardke, extension rice agronomist for the Division of Agriculture.

There’s no cost for the webinar, but participants should register before the event at First-time participants should download the Zoom app from, to be able to see the webinar by phone, computer or other device or to dial in and listen by phone.

Details: a county extension office or