Tag Archives: rice processing

X-ray research confirms important phase of rice drying and processing

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• By Fred Miller • A former graduate student’s research with x-rays has verified a hypothesis by Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station scientists about why rice kernels often break during milling. Decades of research by scientists in the experiment station’s rice processing program led researchers to hypothesize that uneven moisture content in the kernels during drying causes fissures that crack and ... Read More »

Terry Siebenmorgen leaves global legacy in rice industry innovation

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• By Mary Hightower • Terry Siebenmorgen was known around the globe for his work in rice processing, but closer to home, he was treasured by co-workers and friends alike for his optimism, unflinching support and kindness. Siebenmorgen passed away Sunday following a battle with cancer. He was 63. He is survived by his wife, Patty, sons Justin and Ryan, ... Read More »

UArk research examines use of broken kernels in instant rice products

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A paper written by a doctoral student and faculty of the department of food science in the University of Arkansas has been named an “editor’s pick” by the Cereals & Grains Association. The paper, “Physicochemical and Functional Properties of Medium-Sized Broken Rice Kernels and Their Potential in Instant Rice Production,” was written by doctoral student Rebecca Bruce, associate professor of ... Read More »

UA rice processing expert among 5 named to Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame

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The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame plans to induct five individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest business sector. The newest class includes retired University of Arkansas educator Dr. L.B. (Bernie) Daniels of Fayetteville; Ed Fryar of Rogers, the founder of Ozark Mountain Poultry; UA professor Dr. Donna Graham of Fayetteville; UA distinguished professor Dr. ... Read More »