California Rice Harvest Commences Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
Most of California’s rice production is in the Sacramento Valley, north of Sacramento, the state capital.  While much of the 2020 crop was planted earlier than normal because an unusually […]

Rice: One Week Later, Laura’s Damage Report Still Unfolding Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
It’s been a week since Hurricane Laura made landfall in the rice country of southwest Louisiana, carving a path of destruction with winds and rain that then moved on through […]

Rice: Hurricane Laura Hits Hard, Damage Reports Vary Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Since September 2005, Hurricane Rita has been southwest Louisiana’s reference for measuring the severity of weather events.  Yesterday, thanks to Hurricane Laura, this area received a new reference point and […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Featured at Virtual Field Day Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
Presentations for the virtual northeast Louisiana row rice field day were released July 27, providing farmers with the latest information from LSU AgCenter researchers. The complete event is available online […]

Texas Rice: Hurricane Hanna Impacts on Ratoon Crop Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
Hurricane Hanna made landfall Saturday evening on Padre Island south of Corpus Christi, Texas, as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 mph.  Fortunately, this is southwest of […]

Rice: Brazilian Farmer Learns About Production in the Bayou Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
Cícero Marcon Manenti has known he wanted to take on the family rice farm since he was ten years old. “When I was a kid, I was always out with […]

California Rice: The Heat Is On – Literally Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
California rice growers are watching their thermometers as much as they are observing their rice fields these days.  Daily high temperatures are forecasted to be well above 100 degrees through […]

Rice Industry Announces 2030 Sustainability Targets Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
USA Rice and The Rice Foundation conducted their first joint, virtual press conference today to announce a new set of aggressive sustainability reduction and improvement targets for the industry that […]

Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Rice planting is progressing rapidly in the Texas rice production belt.  Some producers even finished up very early this year. L.G. Raun, who farms near El Campo, planted his entire […]

Texas: Annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day, June 25 Jun 11, 2019

🕔Jun 11, 2019
The 45th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. June 25 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just […]

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