Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic

🕔Apr 17, 2019Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

Rice: Eco-Friendly Approach to Reducing Toxic Arsenic

🕔Jun 9, 2016A team of researchers at the University of Delaware has found that incorporating rice husk to soil can decrease toxic inorganic arsenic levels in rice grain by 25 to 50 […]

AgFax Rice Review: Drought Hammers Cali. Crop; Surface Ozone Reduces Yields

🕔Oct 31, 2014Production Terence Chea of the Associated Press reports for ABC News that California rice growers planted 25% fewer acres than normal due to water restrictions from the ongoing drought. If […]

AgFax Rice Review: Defense Against Arsenic; Japan’s Modernization

🕔Oct 27, 2014Research Kate Yandell reports for The-Scientist.com that a new research study has discovered a transport protein in rice plants that captures arsenic and sequesters it in cellular waste containers called […]

AgFax Rice Review: UN Prescribes Arsenic Levels; Armyworms Abound in MS

🕔Jul 21, 2014Policy/Regulations Oryza.com reports that the UN last week prescribed maximum levels for arsenic in commercial rice at 0.2 milligrams of arsenic per kilogram of rice. Production A release from University […]

AgFax Rice Review: Improved Prospects in CA; India Exports Decline as Thailand’s Increase

🕔Apr 24, 2014Markets/Trade Rajendra Jadhav reports for Reuters that a strong rupee and more aggressive selling by competitors are slowing down India’s rice exports and may see the country give the place […]

Multi-State Study on Arsenic in Rice from LSU Researcher

🕔Mar 26, 2014Dustin Harrell, LSU AgCenter agronomist at the Rice Research Station near Crowley, is participating in a multi-state study on arsenic in rice to determine if levels of the element are […]

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