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Siebenmorgen Recognized With Friend Of The Farmer Award Terry Siebenmorgen, University Professor of Food Science and director of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Rice Processing Program, is the recipient of the Riceland Foods 2012 Friend of the Farmer award. Siebenmorgen has worked in the field of rice research throughout his almost 30-year career, with an emphasis on ... Read More »

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Meredith Williams named Miss Arkansas Rice 2012-13 This past August, Meredith Williams, 18, daughter of Bill and Ruth Williams of White County, was named 2012-13 Miss Arkansas Rice. Bailey Dillinger of St. Francis County was first runner-up and second runner-up was Bailey Davis of Craighead County. Representatives from seven counties participated in the state contest after winning their respective county ... Read More »

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CFBF Endorses LaMalfa For Congress As a state senator, Doug LaMalfa has remained true to his roots as a fourthgeneration rice producer and stood up to protect California’s farmers and ranchers, according to the California Farm Bureau Federation. Citing LaMalfa’s work to protect private property rights and increase the state’s water supply, CFBF has endorsed LaMalfa in his candidacy for ... Read More »

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Glyphosate-Resistant Ryegrass In Mississippi The severity of the glyphosate-resistant (GR) Italian ryegrass problem in Mississippi has varied from year to year, says Jason Bond, Mississippi State University Research/Extension weed scientist. “This year has been the worst year since the initial confirmation in 2005, and GR Italian ryegrass is spreading,” Bond says. “In the spring of 2011, there were 13 counties ... Read More »

Ducks Unlimited Receives Conservation Achievement Award

Ducks Unlimited (DU) Inc. is the recipient of the USA Rice Federation’s Distinguished Conservation Achievement Award, which recognizes the organization’s leadership in and contributions to U.S. wetlands and waterfowl conservation. The award honors those whose exemplary leadership and other major contributions to conservation benefit natural resources and wildlife significantly, with those values and benefits being extended to the local, state ... Read More »

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Valley Irrigation Adds Tire Pressure System Valley Irrigation is now offering the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) as part of its control technology product line. TPMS is not only the first product in the mechanized irrigation market to monitor tire pressure on center pivot irrigation equipment, but also is a proud recipient of a 2012 World Ag Expo Top 10 ... Read More »

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USDA economic survey set for January through April The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will spend the next several months contacting farmers and ranchers across the nation to conduct the Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The results of this survey will serve as a baseline for numerous federal policies and programs that affect U.S. farms and ... Read More »