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University of California launches new rice website The University of California Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources has launched a new website designed to be a one-stop shop of production-related information and research. Found at http://www.rice.ucanr.edu, University of California Rice Online contains information on variety trials, herbicide resistance, degree-days, fertility management, pest management, past Extension presentations and upcoming meetings, among ... Read More »

LSU AgCenter releases two new rice varieties

LSU AgCenter

The Louisiana State University AgCenter has released two new Clearfield rice varieties that are tolerant to imadazolinone herbicide. They come from the breeding program of Dr. Steve Linscombe at the AgCenter’s H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station near Crowley. Read More »

Northern California contest yields information, recognition

UC Rice Yield Contest

By Bruce Linquist In 2015, the University of California Cooperative Extension kicked off a yield contest with rice growers. The purpose was to provide an opportunity for rice producers and UC scientists to share information about intensive rice production in California and to recognize individuals who have achieved the highest yields. Read More »

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Texas Rice Grower Nabs Farm Bureau Awards Timothy and Lindy Gertson, who grow rice, sorghum, soybeans and wheat near Lissie, Texas, were named winners of the 2015 Texas Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher competition at the group’s recent annual meeting in Arlington. Although Timothy is a fifth-generation rice farmer, he didn’t sit back and wait to inherit the ... Read More »

Dow, DuPont plan merger

Dow DuPont

DuPont and Dow have announced they plan to merge into one company — DowDuPont — then spin off three independent publicly traded companies. Those firms would focus on agricultural, material science and specialty products. Read More »