World Rough Rice Prices Unchanged

🕔Aug 21, 2019The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […]

Rice Straws Could Be Solution to Throw Away Plastics

🕔Aug 21, 2019More and more businesses, consumers, and governments are looking for ways to decrease their single-use plastic consumption, and disposable plastic straws have become a lightning rod in the worldwide effort […]

Rice Outlook: U.S. Production Forecast Lowered 2%

🕔Aug 21, 2019There were several revisions this month to the 2019/20 U.S. rice balance sheet. On the supply side, the U.S. production forecast was lowered 3.3 million cwt to 205.4 million cwt […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme

🕔Aug 20, 2019Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest, Crops Mostly Look Good

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Rick Wimberley, Cross County “Spotty, heavy rainfall was causing flooding at the […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Slowed by Rain

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Heavy showers by mid to late week has […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop

🕔Aug 20, 2019Rice harvest in Louisiana has been going on for a few weeks now, with some growers having just gotten started, and some just wrapping up. All in all, this was […]

Rice: Blast Resistance Could Be on the Horizon

🕔Aug 16, 2019Researchers have uncovered an unusual protein activity in rice that can be exploited to give crops an edge in the evolutionary arms race against rice blast disease, a major threat […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Aids – Timing Is Everything

🕔Aug 16, 2019Recent research evaluating the use of sodium chlorate as a harvest aid in hybrid rice have largely confirmed previous recommendations. Previous studies focused on varieties, so this work was conducted […]

Arkansas Rice: Harvest Starts, Cautionary Notes On Acephate

🕔Aug 16, 2019Rice harvest 2019 is underway. That’s not to say it’s running full speed ahead, but we’re beginning. By now, about 10% of our rice should have reached 20% grain moisture […]

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