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Arcadia’s rice with stacked traits shined under adverse conditions

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Davis, California-based Arcadia Biosciences has found significant yield increases with three of its proprietary input traits stacked together, according to research results from the past two seasons. In the trials at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia, multiple rice lines carrying the nitrogen use efficiency, water use efficiency and salinity tolerance traits outperformed controls an average of 25 ... Read More »

LSU AgCenter sets schedule for rice field days

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The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days to help rice farmers learn about the latest practices to improve crop production. Experts will make presentations on variety development, fertility, diseases, insects and weeds. “These field days give us the chance to provide details about Read More »

Study could spawn better ways to combat rice blast

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Rutgers-led genome research finds fungal pathogen that causes rice disease became harmful 21 million years ago. About 21 million years ago, a fungus that causes a devastating rice disease first became harmful to the food that nourishes roughly half the world’s population, Read More »

Horizon Ag sets Louisiana field day

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The 2018 Horizon Ag Louisiana Field Day, featuring the new Provisia Rice System, Provisia rice variety PVL01 and the latest Clearfield rice varieties, will be held June 26 at Richard Farms near Kaplan, Louisiana. Read More »

Copper theft is rampant in the Delta

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Report it to the Mississippi Delta Ag Theft Task Force! A number of area producers and building owners are reporting copper theft directly related to tractors, ATVs, trailers, irrigation wells and other items targeted for scrap metal and wiring. Read More »