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  • On the march

    On the march

    As Mexican rice borer expands, a collaborative effort is studying new management regimes and control methods. Read More »
  • It’s wait and see on the 2017 Louisiana crawfish season

    It’s wait and see on the 2017 Louisiana crawfish season

    Crawfish may spend a good part of their life in water, but flooding at the wrong time could affect reproduction and survival. One of the keys to the 2017 season will be how fast producers are able to pump recent floodwaters, along with accompanying predacious fish, off their ponds. Read More »
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  • Rice Quality Matters: to Horizon Ag

    Rice Quality Matters: to Horizon Ag

    “Horizon Ag continues to be committed to improving rice quality, working with our public breeding partners as well as rice buyers to develop better-quality varieties that bring value not only to the end buyers and end users, but to the farmer as well.” – Tim Walker Since 2011, Horizon Ag has helped drive an industry-wide discussion and effort to improve rice quality grown in the United States. With more than 50 percent of U.S. rice being sold on the export market, improving the quality of U.S.-grown rice is imperative for maintaining and growing our export business, as well as competing domestically with an increasing population of consumers who appreciate rice quality. Horizon Ag continues to be committed to improving rice quality, working with our public breeding partners as well as rice buyers to develop better-quality varieties that bring value not only to the end buyers and end users, but to the farmer as well. Read More »