Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids – Timing Is Everything

🕔Aug 16, 2019Recent research evaluating the use of sodium chlorate as a harvest aid in hybrid rice have largely confirmed previous recommendations. Previous studies focused on varieties, so this work was conducted […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, Cautionary Notes On Acephate

🕔Aug 16, 2019Rice harvest 2019 is underway. That’s not to say it’s running full speed ahead, but we’re beginning. By now, about 10% of our rice should have reached 20% grain moisture […]

Louisiana Rice: Ratooning – Fine Points For Second Cropping

🕔Aug 16, 2019Research has been conducted on post- harvest stubble manipulation in ratoon rice production for many years. In general, post- harvest flail mowing or bush hogging to approximately 8-inches or post-harvest rolling […]

Louisiana Rice: What Could Go Wrong Did Go Wrong

🕔Aug 16, 2019Harvest is in full swing in southwest Louisiana and is about to begin in northeast Louisiana. The early rice yields in southwest Louisiana have been disappointing so far but are […]

Rice – Arkansas Harvest Starts, Coastal Yields Still Lag – AgFax

🕔Aug 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]

Rice Market: Harvest Full Speed Ahead, Little New Crop Yet to Trade

🕔Aug 15, 2019It has been another hot week in the rice world as harvest continues apace in the South along the Gulf Coast with portions of the Mississippi crop preparing to begin […]

Global Markets: Rice – EU Imports Rise, Suppliers Shift with Safeguard Tariffs

🕔Aug 15, 2019Despite the application of a safeguard tariff to Burma and Cambodia, EU imports have been remarkably strong so far, sustaining its rank as the third-largest importer. With relatively stable production, […]

Missouri Crop Planting Estimates – With Single Exception, Down From 2018

🕔Aug 14, 2019Corn: Planted area is estimated at 3.25 million acres, down 7 percent from last year. Harvested area, forecast at 3.6 million acres, is down 8 percent from 2018. Based on […]

World Rough Rice Prices Lowered

🕔Aug 14, 2019The 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 […]

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