Friday, June 2, 2023

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SCOTUS Rejects EPA’s Expansive View of WOTUS

⋅ BY DR. JOHN GOLDBERG ⋅ The Supreme Court of the United States issued its long-awaited opinion in the case Sackett v. EPA, ruling in...

Cover Story

The Endangered Species Act

Understanding the ramifications on pesticides across the country ⋅ BY CASSIDY NEMEC ⋅ EDITOR Figuring out how the Endangered Species Act affects the agricultural industry can be both complex and frustrating. The ESA of 1973 was enacted...


AgriLife researchers exploring solution for rice kernel smut

USDA-NIFA Sustainable Agricultural Systems rice grant collaboration. ⋅ BY BLAIR FANNIN ⋅ TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE While Texas rice growers face a stiff challenge to fend off yield-...

Rice farming in the Gulf Coast

Finding balance between technology and profit. ⋅ BY CASSIDY NEMEC ⋅ EDITOR Daniel and Dillon Berglund stem from a long line of agriculturalists. This father-son duo has...

New tool calculates crop rotation costs, benefits for California rice growers

⋅ BY MIKE HSU ⋅ UC AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES Due to severe water shortages, rice acres planted in California plummeted by 37% from 2021 to...

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

Disease prevention is key

Disease prevention is key In recent years, most disease calls have centered around sheath blight and the smuts (kernel smut and false smut). These two...

From The Editor

Layers to success

I am constantly amazed by the immense dedication and sheer intelligence people in agriculture embody. From brilliant geneticists to some of the hardest working...

Getting into the weeds

USA Rice Update

USA Rice Outlook heads to California in 2023

As I write this column, you are no doubt busy in the field and maybe even done planting for the year. I trust you...

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