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Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station made presentations in Crowley, Welsh, Abbeville and Ville

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Arkansas Rice: Disease Management Mantra – Match the Field to the Variety

Arkansas Rice: Disease Management Mantra – Match the Field to the Variety

👤By Yeshi Wamishe, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Pathologist 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Knowing rice cultivar responses to diseases ahead of planting along with knowing your field history is advantageous when it comes to managing rice diseases. It is important to match your field history with the variety of your choice. For instance,

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Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

👤By Jarrod Hardke, University of Arkansas Rice Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so there is a lot more optimism right now than this

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Mississippi Rice: 2017 Variety Trial Data – Preliminary Results

Mississippi Rice: 2017 Variety Trial Data – Preliminary Results

👤By Bobby Golden, Mississippi State University Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

During 2017, small plot rice variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Choctaw, Clarksdale, Drew, Hollandale, Ruleville, Stoneville, and Tunica. Variety trial data is presented segmented by technology, conventional or Clearfield.

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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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Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 19, 2017

A market niche for organic rice has a potential to yield premium prices for farmers, but it’s more involved than simply planting the seed and forgetting it until harvest time. That was the message from a team of researchers at

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Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

More than 400 people attended the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 28 to hear about the latest work being done to help rice farmers. During the field tour, Steve Linscombe, LSU AgCenter rice

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Rice-Tec And Adama Ink Global Development Deal

Rice-Tec And Adama Ink Global Development Deal

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Adama Agricultural Solutions and RiceTec have entered into a global collaboration to develop herbicide-resistant rice hybrids and related herbicides. The pact expands on an earlier agreement that was limited to the U.S. market. According to a press release, the joint

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Arkansas Rice: What to Plant with Limited Seed; Controlling Resistant Sedge

Arkansas Rice: What to Plant with Limited Seed; Controlling Resistant Sedge

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Bob Scott, University of Arkansas 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress Through today (4/8) Arkansas has around 30% of rice acres planted throughout the state.  The warm, windy conditions are drying out many locations that have been unable to make progress until now.  The northern half of the state,

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Rice: Japanese Researchers Show Results In Push For Drought Tolerant Varieties

Rice: Japanese Researchers Show Results In Push For Drought Tolerant Varieties

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Scientists at Japan’s RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) have developed what they say are strains of rice that are resistant to drought in real-world situations. Published in Plant Biotechnology Journal, the study reports that transgenic rice modified with a

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