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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

🕔Jan 11, 2018The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

Arkansas Rice: Disease Management Mantra – Match the Field to the Variety

🕔Oct 30, 2017Knowing rice cultivar responses to diseases ahead of planting along with knowing your field history is advantageous when it comes to managing rice diseases. It is important to match your […]

Arkansas Rice: Making Variety Decisions for 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2017As we wrap up harvest it’s already time to make planting decisions for 2018.  It’s turned out to be a great year for rice yields and prices have improved so […]

Mississippi Rice: 2017 Variety Trial Data – Preliminary Results

🕔Oct 13, 2017During 2017, small plot rice variety trials were conducted near the following locations; Choctaw, Clarksdale, Drew, Hollandale, Ruleville, Stoneville, and Tunica. Variety trial data is presented segmented by technology, conventional […]

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 […]

Organic Rice: Texas A&M Plant Pathologist Working with 10 Varieties -Video

🕔Jul 19, 2017A market niche for organic rice has a potential to yield premium prices for farmers, but it’s more involved than simply planting the seed and forgetting it until harvest time. […]

Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

🕔Jun 30, 2017More than 400 people attended the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 28 to hear about the latest work being done to help rice […]

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