Tag Archives: Drying & Storage

Solar technology is heating up in Arkansas agriculture

solar panels

Fields across Arkansas seem to be sprouting solar panels as multiple growers take advantage of the one thing they can count on: the sun. Solar energy is catching on with Arkansas farmers, which is a trend that is very promising for the state, says Rick Cartwright, head of the Cooperative Extension Service for the University of Arkansas System Division of ... Read More »

Long time in the works

Dr. Chuck Wilson, University of Arkansas

Modern University of Arkansas Foundation Seed Processing Facility under construction will replace 60-plus-year-old plant at the Rice Research and Extension Center. Read More »

On The Farm Rice Drying

A good deal of Arkansas rice will be dried and stored on the farm each year. Rice has the highest quality it will ever have at harvest. The way that rice is handled during the drying and storage process will determine how much of this quality is retained. The market value of rice is partially determined by its milling yield. ... Read More »