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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Horizon Ag Field Day Highlights Provisia Rice System

🕔Jul 3, 2018In its first year of commercial production, the Provisia Rice System, with Horizon Ag variety PVL01, is doing its job, helping rice farmers take back fields lost to production due […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Changes Affecting Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2018Weeks of dry weather transitioned to widespread rainfall, and now rice farmers will have to be wary of the potential for disease in their crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist […]

Rice: Gene Boosts Growth, Yield in Salty Soil

🕔Mar 23, 2018Around 20% of the world’s irrigated land is considered to contain elevated concentrations of salt, and the soil continues to get saltier as the climate warms. Agricultural production is hard […]

Rice: LSU AgCenter Releases New Hybrid

🕔Mar 21, 2018A new hybrid rice with high quality and competitive yield potential is being released by the LSU AgCenter. The long-grain hybrid, LAH169, was developed at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

Arkansas Rice: New Aromatic Variety Available from U of A

🕔Mar 12, 2018ARoma 17, a new aromatic long-grain rice from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, offers exceptional rough rice yields with good milling yields. Aromatic rices are fragrant varieties […]

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