Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Breaking News

Woe is rice milling for the 2021 season

The 2021 season wasn’t without its difficulties throughout the year, but overall, the grain yield results have been very good. So good, in fact,...

Cover Story

billbug

Got billbugs?

Combination seed treatments help reduce damage and increase yields, but you must plan ahead. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • As the number of row rice acres increases, so does the potential for infestations and damage by...

Features

A wake-up call

Reduced pyrethroid efficacy against rice stink bugs prompts call for strict adherence to IPM. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • For the past two seasons, University of...

Invasive apple snails threaten Louisiana rice, crawfish production

• By Blake Wilson, Julian Lucero and Mark Shirley • Invasive apple snails — sometimes called giant, golden or channeled apple snails — are native...

A weed control ace in the hole

RiceTec and Adama partner on limited launch of the Max-Ace herbicide-tolerant rice system. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • This season, RiceTec and Adama plan a limited...

Market Update

Rice market update for the week ending Oct. 15, 2021

• By Scott Stiles • The focal point for the rice market this week was the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s monthly WASDE report released on...

Specialist Speaking

Justin Chlapecka named Missouri rice Extension specialist

Justin Chlapecka, who recently earned his doctoral degree from the University of Arkansas, was named state rice Extension Specialist and assistant research professor with...

From The Editor

Fram’s Joe the Mechanic knew what he was talking about

Back in the 1970s, Fram oil filters ran a series of TV commercials touting how a little prevention, in the form of a regular...

USA Rice Update

USA Rice reminds consumers to ‘Start with Rice’

The COVID-19 pandemic has been terrible for millions of Americans and from an economic standpoint, one of the hardest hit sectors was foodservice. In...

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