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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

Provisia Rice

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 »

Help us find worthy Rice Award recipients

2017 Rice Award recipients

Since 1992, deserving leaders within the rice industry have been recognized with a Rice Award. This year, Rice Farming will again partner with Horizon Ag and USA Rice to present the Rice Farmer of the Year, the Rice Industry Award and the Rice Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More »

A 9-percent bump

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Attractive rice prices have spurred U.S. rice growers to plan to plant more acres this year, but Arkansas rain remains a wild card. Read More »