Fortified Rice Study Paves the Way for More Use in Humanitarian Programs Mar 17, 2017

🕔Mar 17, 2017
Last 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, 2016

🕔Oct 24, 2016
Diamond 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, 2016

🕔Sep 30, 2016
The 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, 2016

🕔May 27, 2016
A 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, 2016

🕔Apr 11, 2016
Scientists 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, 2015

🕔Dec 22, 2015
In 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, 2015

🕔May 22, 2015
Producing 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, 2015

🕔May 18, 2015
South 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, 2015

🕔May 8, 2015
Markets/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 […]

AgFax Rice Review: California Acres to Drop Again; Philippine Production to Rise Apr 13, 2015

🕔Apr 13, 2015
Markets/Trade reports that the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture plans to institute a new High Yielding Technology Adoption program to boost the country’s rice production. The program will focus on […]

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