Arkansas Rice: UofA Breeding New BASF Lines with Provisia Traits

🕔Mar 29, 2019The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will begin breeding new lines of Provisia rice varieties, which uses non-GMO herbicide-resistant traits developed by BASF. The Division of Agriculture and […]

Rice: Crop Breeders Build Yield, Market for High-Protein Varieties

🕔Jan 23, 2019More than 750 million people don’t get enough nutrients from their food. More than two-thirds of those people live in places that consume a lot of rice. Can rice bred […]

Webinar: New Rice Breeding Tech – CRISPR Gene Editing, Nov. 1

🕔Oct 29, 2018Join us Thursday, November 1 at 3:00 p.m. CST for our next Food and Agribusiness Webinar with Dr. Michael Thomson, Professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at […]

Rice Research: University of Arkansas Scientist’s Gene Editing Recognized Internationally

🕔Sep 7, 2018Research published by a University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientist has been recognized by an international publisher for its high-impact potential.   Vibha Srivastava, professor of crop, soil and […]

Arkansas Rice: Breeders Push for Heat Tolerance to Prevent Chalky Rice

🕔Jul 27, 2018The heat of the day is tough on crops, but it’s the heat of the night that keeps Arkansas rice growers worried. Arkansas has experienced several weeks of hot, dry […]

Rice Research: Engineered Variety – 60% Less Water, More Drought Tolerant

🕔Jul 25, 2018Rice plants engineered to have fewer stomata – tiny openings used for gas exchange – are more tolerant to drought and resilient to future climate change, a new study has […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Changes Affecting Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2018Weeks of dry weather transitioned to widespread rainfall, and now rice farmers will have to be wary of the potential for disease in their crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist […]

Brazilian Rice: Breeding Better Varieties

🕔Jun 6, 2018Outside Asia, no other country produces as much rice as does Brazil. It is the ninth largest rice producer in the world. Average annual yields are close to 15 million […]

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 […]

Arkansas Rice: New Aromatic Variety Available from U of A

🕔Mar 12, 2018ARoma 17, a new aromatic long-grain rice from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers exceptional rough rice yields with good milling yields. Aromatic rices are fragrant varieties […]

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