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Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox. Rice breeders today develop improved varieties from genetic breeding stock that has been advanced through thousands of generations and over

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Fortified Rice Study Paves the Way for More Use in Humanitarian Programs

Fortified Rice Study Paves the Way for More Use in Humanitarian Programs

👤By Rebecca Bratter, USA Rice 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Last week the World Food Programme (WFP) released a much-anticipated study on rice fortification that should pave the way for greater use of fortified rice in U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and WFP food

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Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 24, 2016

Diamond and Titan, conventional long- and medium-grain rice varieties developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, should offer strong yields and other advantages to growers, according to preliminary data from this year’s rice performance trials.  Jarrod Hardke,

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Arkansas: Stuttgart is the Global Center of Rice Research

Arkansas: Stuttgart is the Global Center of Rice Research

👤By Jan Suszkiw, USDA ARS 🕔Sep 30, 2016

The Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, is well positioned–literally and figuratively–to support the production, harvest, and public enjoyment of this versatile and nutritious grain. And on the world-food security front, ARS’ Stuttgart

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Arkansas Rice: Researchers, Industry Share Information at Annual Meeting

Arkansas Rice: Researchers, Industry Share Information at Annual Meeting

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔May 27, 2016

A new initiative to share scientific knowledge with rice processing industries was announced during the annual Rice Processing Program Industry Alliance Meeting here. Hosted by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in the nation’s No. 1 rice producing

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Rice Research: High Yield, Salt-Resistant Variety Looks Good for Africa

Rice Research: High Yield, Salt-Resistant Variety Looks Good for Africa

👤By Charles Ngereza, SciDev.Net 🕔Apr 11, 2016

Scientists in Tanzania have developed a high-yielding, salt-resistant rice variety that could benefit millions of farmers across Africa. The variety, dubbed SATO1, can yield several tonnes of rice per hectare even in salty ground — up from just 0.5 tonnes

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Rice: Research May Lead Control for Blast Disease

Rice: Research May Lead Control for Blast Disease

👤From University of Delaware 🕔Dec 22, 2015

In a “clash of the microbes,” University of Delaware plant scientists are uncovering more clues critical to disarming a fungus that is the number one killer of rice plants. The findings, published in December in Frontiers in Plant Science and in

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Arkansas:  Rice Industry Alliance Meeting Brings Together Farmers, Researchers, Sellers

Arkansas: Rice Industry Alliance Meeting Brings Together Farmers, Researchers, Sellers

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Communications 🕔May 22, 2015

Producing high-quality rice is a team effort and the annual Rice Processing Program Industry Alliance meeting here is where industry leaders compare notes, research and resources. Hosted by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in the nation’s No.

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Arkansas Rice: Some Southern Fields Being Flooded

Arkansas Rice: Some Southern Fields Being Flooded

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas 🕔May 18, 2015

South Arkansas: Three fields Chicot, Desha and Arkansas Counties have received N-STaR fertilizer applications and are being flooded. The Jefferson County field is cracking and all other fields are from 4 leaves to tillering stage. A low uneven hybrid stand

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AgFax Rice Review: Genetic Editing for Better Rice; India Production, Exports Decline

👤By Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor 🕔May 8, 2015

Markets/Trade The Bangkok Post reports that Thailand’s government plans to dispense discount coupons to rice farmers for seed, fertilizer, and other cultivation materials for the upcoming season. The coupons are expected to be more effective than providing cash subsidies. Additionally,

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