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Mike Stout

Rice entomologist named head of LSU entomology department Dr. Mike Stout, who for 19 years has served as a rice entomologist, was recently named head of the Louisiana State University Department of Entomology. He replaces Jim Ottea, who served as interim head. Read More »

On the march

Mexican rice borer

As Mexican rice borer expands, a collaborative effort is studying new management regimes and control methods. Read More »

Industry News

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 »

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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 »