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Despite COVID, work progresses on University of Arkansas’ NERREC

Tim Burcham, NERREC

• By Vicky Boyd, Editor • If construction goes according to schedule, the University of Arkansas System’ Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center near Harrisburg will begin hosting rice field trials and experiments in 2021. This season, soil over much of the 600-acre facility was moved to level and grade fields. This facilitated installation of new drainage and irrigation systems. ... Read More »

Moldenhauer named interim head of UA’s Stuttgart rice research station

karen moldenhauer

Karen Moldenhauer had already announced her June 30 retirement when Bob Scott, director of the Rice Research and Extension, said he needed to visit with her. Moldenhauer, a professor and rice breeder for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture since 1982, knew what was coming. After all, Scott had just accepted an offer to become director of Arkansas’ ... Read More »