Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox. Rice breeders today develop improved varieties from genetic breeding stock […]

Fortified Rice Study Paves the Way for More Use in Humanitarian Programs

🕔Mar 17, 2017Last week the World Food Programme (WFP) released a much-anticipated study on rice fortification that should pave the way for greater use of fortified rice in U.S. Agency for International […]

Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

🕔Oct 24, 2016Diamond and Titan, conventional long- and medium-grain rice varieties developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, should offer strong yields and other advantages to growers, according to […]

Arkansas: Stuttgart is the Global Center of Rice Research

🕔Sep 30, 2016The Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, is well positioned–literally and figuratively–to support the production, harvest, and public enjoyment of this versatile and […]

Arkansas Rice: Researchers, Industry Share Information at Annual Meeting

🕔May 27, 2016A new initiative to share scientific knowledge with rice processing industries was announced during the annual Rice Processing Program Industry Alliance Meeting here. Hosted by the University of Arkansas System […]

Rice Research: High Yield, Salt-Resistant Variety Looks Good for Africa

🕔Apr 11, 2016Scientists in Tanzania have developed a high-yielding, salt-resistant rice variety that could benefit millions of farmers across Africa. The variety, dubbed SATO1, can yield several tonnes of rice per hectare […]

Rice: Research May Lead Control for Blast Disease

🕔Dec 22, 2015In a “clash of the microbes,” University of Delaware plant scientists are uncovering more clues critical to disarming a fungus that is the number one killer of rice plants. The […]

Arkansas: Rice Industry Alliance Meeting Brings Together Farmers, Researchers, Sellers

🕔May 22, 2015Producing high-quality rice is a team effort and the annual Rice Processing Program Industry Alliance meeting here is where industry leaders compare notes, research and resources. Hosted by the University […]

Arkansas Rice: Some Southern Fields Being Flooded

🕔May 18, 2015South Arkansas: Three fields Chicot, Desha and Arkansas Counties have received N-STaR fertilizer applications and are being flooded. The Jefferson County field is cracking and all other fields are from […]

AgFax Rice Review: Genetic Editing for Better Rice; India Production, Exports Decline

🕔May 8, 2015Markets/Trade The Bangkok Post reports that Thailand’s government plans to dispense discount coupons to rice farmers for seed, fertilizer, and other cultivation materials for the upcoming season. The coupons are […]

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