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Louisiana Rice: Choosing the Right Insecticidal Seed Treatment

Louisiana Rice: Choosing the Right Insecticidal Seed Treatment

👤By Blake Wilson and Mike Stout, LSU AgCenter 🕔Mar 22, 2017

Early season insect pests represent a consistent threat in Louisiana which can hurt the rice crop right from the onset of the growing season. Fortunately, farmers have several insecticidal seed treatments available which can help to mitigate pest damage. In

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Louisiana Rice: Planting Rolls Along in Southwest

Louisiana Rice: Planting Rolls Along in Southwest

👤By Dustin Harrell, LSU Extension Rice Specialist 🕔Mar 22, 2017

Dry weather in many parts of southwest Louisiana have played a big part in speeding rice planting along so far this spring. The most recent USDA-NASS Louisiana Crop Progress Report (click here to see report) has us at 21 percent

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Rice Update: Exports Drop as Planting Begins

Rice Update: Exports Drop as Planting Begins

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Another week has come and gone, with only minor changes to the fundamental aspects of the rice market.  Unfortunately, this appears to be “business as usual.” The domestic market has shown virtually no change from either a pricing or a

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WASDE Rice: Global Production Sees Slight Gain

WASDE Rice: Global Production Sees Slight Gain

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 9, 2017

The U.S. 2016/17 rice supply and demand estimates are unchanged this month. The all rice marketing year average price is also unchanged with the midpoint of the range at $10.50 per cwt. Medium-and short-grain prices are raised slightly. Global rice

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Rice: USDA Outlook Forum Projects Lower Plantings, Higher PLC Payments in 2017

Rice: USDA Outlook Forum Projects Lower Plantings, Higher PLC Payments in 2017

👤By Peter Bachmann, USA Rice 🕔Feb 24, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture kicked off their two-day annual Agricultural Outlook Forum here yesterday with highlights from industry experts and keynotes from House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Iowa’s Governor, Terry Branstad. One of the largest draws

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Rice Update: Quiet Market as Farmers Head to Fields

Rice Update: Quiet Market as Farmers Head to Fields

👤From The Rice Advocate, U.S. Rice Producers Association 🕔Feb 24, 2017

Another relatively quiet week in the rice market has transpired, with only minor revisions to the existing situation in the industry. Export sales were generally strong this week although as compared to last week’s values look to be lagging.  Any

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Mississippi Rice: New Growing Plan Uses Same Weed Control

Mississippi Rice: New Growing Plan Uses Same Weed Control

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Feb 23, 2017

Growing rice on fields that are alternating wet and dry is gaining popularity across Mississippi as producers learn they can effectively control weeds under this nontraditional system. Alternating wet and dry rice management is a way to grow rice that

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Rice: Korea Reducing Production and Excess Stocks

Rice: Korea Reducing Production and Excess Stocks

👤By Jim Guinn, USA Rice 🕔Feb 22, 2017

Due to higher than normal yield for the past few years and the resulting oversupply and price pressure, the Korean government is attempting to reach a balance between rice supply and demand by 2018. The plan entails seeking a gradual

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Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Million Cwt

Rice Outlook: U.S. Export Forecast Lowered 2.0 Million Cwt

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 14, 2017

There were no supply side revisions this month to the U.S. 2016/17 rice balance sheet. On the use side, the U.S. export forecast was lowered 2.0 million cwt to 110.0 million cwt, with long-grain milled rice accounting for all of

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Mississippi: Row Rice Results from Silent Shade Planting Co.

Mississippi: Row Rice Results from Silent Shade Planting Co.

👤By Jason Krutz and Dan Roach, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 14, 2017

Producing rice in a similar “rowed-up” manner as other row crops such as corn, soybean, and cotton was a foreign concept just a couple of years ago. Today, there is tremendous interest in growing rice on rows vs. growing it

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