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California Rice Field Day goes virtual Aug. 26

CA rice field day

Some folks may miss riding around in the panel trucks listening to different presentations during the annual Rice Field Day at the California Rice Experiment Station near Biggs. But for many others who prefer not being in the hot sun much of the morning, they’ll be able to enjoy the field day’s virtual format in the comfort of their office ... Read More »

New year, new varieties

M-211 medium grain

California releases a premium Calrose medium grain and a high-yielding long grain. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • The California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation Inc. has approved the release of two new varieties from the Rice Experiment Station. The medium-grain M-211 and long-grain L-208 will be sold for seed production this season and available commercially for growers for the 2021 ... Read More »

Success is in the air

Paul Johnson

Rice industry counters aromatic imports with U.S.-bred and grown jasmine-type rice varieties. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • Fred Zaunbrecher of Duson, Louisiana, has grown jasmine-type aromatic long-grain varieties for years, having harvested the newest, Clearfield CLJ01, the past two seasons. Although the U.S. rice industry will likely never be able to fully sway Asian-born consumers who favor Thai jasmine, ... Read More »

California Rice Experiment Station partners with Albaugh on ROXY Rice

roxy herbicide programs

• By Vicky Boyd, Editor • The California Rice Experiment Station has found a partner in Albaugh LLC to help bring their ROXY  herbicide-tolerant rice system to market. The agreement with the Ankeny, Iowa-based marketer of post-patent crop protection materials is the culmination of several years of effort to identify a registrant and partner by the California grower-owned organization. It was ... Read More »