Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Breeding Programs Chug Along Apr 2, 2015

🕔Apr 2, 2015
Hybrid development at the Rice Research Station continued to make progress in 2014 under hybrid rice breeders Jim Oard and Weike Li. Oard said a preliminary yield trial resulted in […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Entomologists Study Borers, Weevils, Stink Bugs Apr 1, 2015

🕔Apr 1, 2015
LSU AgCenter entomologist Mike Stout said the Mexican rice borer continues to be monitored, but it has yet to develop into a major pest in Louisiana. It has been found […]

Louisiana Rice: 2 New Clearfield Lines Show Some Promise Mar 30, 2015

🕔Mar 30, 2015
Two Clearfield lines, a long-grain and a medium-grain, are being grown in Puerto Rico this winter for a seed increase and to get more data on grain quality. “There’s no […]

Rice: Nitrogen-Efficient Varieties Demonstrate Significant Yield Increases Mar 24, 2015

🕔Mar 24, 2015
Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company that develops and commercializes plant traits and products that improve farm economics and benefit the environment and human health, has joined with the […]

Louisiana Rice: Good News About USDA Program Payments Feb 13, 2015

🕔Feb 13, 2015
Out of the joint meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association on Feb. 10 came good news for Louisiana rice farmers. When he came to […]

Arkansas Rice Research Verification Program Report Now Available Feb 13, 2015

🕔Feb 13, 2015
The 2014 growing season was the thirty-second year for the Rice Research Verification Program (RRVP).  The RRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county extension agents, extension specialists, and researchers.  […]

Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Varieties Show Higher Yields Than Conventionals Jan 30, 2015

🕔Jan 30, 2015
Hybrid rice, which is produced from the first generation (F1) of seeds between a cross of two genetically dissimilar pure line (inbred) parents, represents an option for Louisiana farmers to […]

AgFax Rice Review: Govt. Action Requested Over Iraq Trade; Japan May Increase U.S. Imports Jan 28, 2015

🕔Jan 28, 2015
Markets/Trade Oryza.com reports that the Mississippi Congressional Delegation joined with U.S. rice farmers in urging the Secretary of State to negotiate with Iraq over the recent decline in Iraqi purchases […]

AgFax Rice Review: Drought Hammers Cali. Crop; Surface Ozone Reduces Yields Oct 31, 2014

🕔Oct 31, 2014
Production 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, 2014

🕔Oct 27, 2014
Research 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 […]

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