Rice: CRISPR-Edited Plants Produce Major Boost in Grain Yield

🕔May 23, 2018A team of scientists from Purdue University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has used CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology to develop a variety of rice that produces 25-31 percent more grain […]

World Rough Rice Prices Up Slightly

🕔May 23, 2018The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn, Sorghum Producers Face Weather, Market Uncertainties

🕔May 22, 2018Corn and sorghum producers could be in for a rollercoaster ride of a growing season as weather conditions and domestic and export markets remain uncertain, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Rice Market Forecast Webinar, May 24

🕔May 22, 2018Join us for the next Food and Agribusiness Webinar on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Nathan Childs will present the first official USDA global and U.S. rice market forecasts […]

Ag Trade: Amidst Chinese Uncertainties, Rice Sees Possibilities

🕔May 22, 2018U.S. trade with China returned to the headlines this week after a weekend of talks between the U.S. and Chinese governments.  U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the looming trade […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Rains Activate Herbicides, Fertilizer

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin Lawson, Perry County “Producers were in the middle of flushing rice, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Dryness Stressing Crops

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Most crops are becoming drought stressed at […]

Arkansas Rice: Flood Time Is Near, Keep Watch for Rice Weevils

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress Scattered rainfall across the state this week certainly has things looking up.  Not for everyone though as rain totals ranged from only a few tenths to a few […]

Rice: Planting Season Wrapping Up, Most Crops Emerged

🕔May 21, 2018Texas Planting season in the Texas Gulf coast is finally wrapping up with only a hand full of fields remaining to be planted. The fields that were planted in the […]

Rice Update: Projected Acres vs Actual Production is the Question

🕔May 18, 2018The rice market has remained very quiet with little movement in either direction since the last report. The major market indicators were muted over the week but were a mixed bag […]

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