Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Researchers 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 […]

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Glennonville, Aug. 22 Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Research to create new heat-tolerant and herbicide resistant rice strains is being conducted this summer at Southeast Missouri State University’s Rice Research Greenhouse in Malden, Missouri, and at the Missouri […]

Arkansas Rice: Field Day Covers Advances in Breeding, Management Systems Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Visitors got a first look at advanced hybrid rice breeding lines and furrow-irrigated rice research plots at a Rice Research and Extension Center field day Aug. 2. The field day […]

Louisiana Rice: Economist Sees Favorable Price Outlook Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
An LSU AgCenter economist had good news for rice farmers at the Vermilion Parish rice field day on June 11. “Optimism is high that with recaptured market share in core […]

Louisiana Rice: New Provisia Variety Approved for Release May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019
A new Provisia rice variety recently approved by the LSU AgCenter Rice Variety Release Committee should be available for farmers next year. The new variety, PVL02, is a long-grain variety, […]

Arkansas Rice: UofA Breeding New BASF Lines with Provisia Traits Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Jan 23, 2019
More 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, 2018

🕔Oct 29, 2018
Join 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, 2018

🕔Sep 7, 2018
Research 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, 2018

🕔Jul 27, 2018
The 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 […]

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