Louisiana Rice: New Provisia Variety Approved for Release

🕔May 24, 2019A 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: 2 Clearfield Varieties Available from Horizon Ag in 2020

🕔Apr 12, 2019Two new high-yield, Clearfield rice varieties developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will be widely available from Horizon Ag in 2020. The two varieties are a […]

Arkansas Rice: Titan vs. Jupiter for Medium-Grain in 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019There has been a fair amount of discussion about medium-grain selection between Titan and Jupiter this spring.  Titan and Jupiter each have their own pros and cons.  Based on head-to-head […]

Kellogg’s to Contract Titan Rice for Some of Its Grain Source

🕔Mar 15, 2019Kellogg Company announced in December that it will accept contracts of Titan rice for a portion of its 2019 volume of rice for cereal, said Bob Scott, director of the […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

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 […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019 In a series of meetings in southwest Louisiana, LSU AgCenter experts offered farmers advice for growing their 2019 crop. Farmers met in Welsh, Abbeville, Ville Platte and Crowley and attended […]

Arkansas Rice: Variety Decisions for 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2018As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2019.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and overall quality.  While rice […]

Rice: New Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Varieties

🕔Oct 18, 2018Rice, the most widely consumed food crop in the world, takes a beating in hot weather. To combat the high temperatures, a global group of scientists, led by a University […]

Arkansas Rice: Cultivar Responses to Major Diseases

🕔Oct 9, 2018Field history information is critical to matching rice cultivars with the right fields.  For instance, planting a blast-susceptible cultivar in historically blast-prone fields is not advisable.  Usually hybrids, and varieties […]

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