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RiceTec launches charitable program

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Going outside of traditional corporate giving, RiceTec has developed Harvesting Hope, a program that provides growers with free rice seed in exchange for charitable donations. RiceTec customers who sign up for the program and donate 1 acre of milled rice proceeds to their choice of 501(c)3 charities will receive one bag of seed at no charge for the 2021 planting ... Read More »

RiceTec renews support of USA Rice-DU Stewardship Partnership

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Rice Tec has renewed its support for the USA Rice-Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership with a commitment of $150,000 through 2022. “RiceTec and DU are both focused on solutions for producers that lead to greater on-farm profits and therefore a more sustainable rice industry,” Dr. Brian Ottis, director of supply management for RiceTec, said in a news release. Special funding ... Read More »

Put to the test

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FullPage hybrids performed as expected during challenging 2019 season • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • Despite challenging conditions, RiceTec’s FullPage herbicide-tolerant rice system performed as expected during the 2019 season with improved imidazolinone tolerance and agronomic traits similar to current Clearfield rice hybrids. The Alvin, Texas-based hybrid rice development company had about 20 farm-scale FullPage demonstrations planted from South Texas ... Read More »

2020 Seed Guide

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Review these proven and new releases for the upcoming season The 2019 season was trying, with wet conditions from the 2018 harvest carrying over into spring planting. Take time to catch your breath and reflect on what cultivars performed well — all things considered — and what ones weren’t quite there. Also take time to collect soil samples so you’ll ... Read More »

RiceTec shows off FullPage, other hybrids in the pipeline

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• By Vicky Boyd Editor • With Canada‘s recent approval, RiceTec is set to launch its FullPage herbicide-tolerant rice system for the 2020 season. The Alvin, Texas, hybrid rice developer showed off two new FullPage hybrids as well as a new medium-grain conventional hybrid and other experimental products at its recent Arkansas field day in Harrisburg. For 2020, RiceTec will ... Read More »

RiceTec to highlight hybrid advances at Arkansas field day

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RiceTec plans to shot off its new herbicide-tolerant products, the FullPage Rice Cropping Solution, at its Arkansas field day, Aug. 6, in Harrisburg. FullPage hybrids are paired with Preface and Postscript herbicides from Adama. Both are IMI herbicides labeled only for use with FullPage hybrids. Field day speakers also will discuss irrigation management. As a tradition at field day, the ... Read More »

Canadian ag agency approves FullPage rice system

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Canadian Health Agency’s Feed and Food Divisions have approved the FullPage Rice Cropping Solution from RiceTec and Adama that will allow unrestricted planting of and harvesting of FullPage rice products. The production system represents a new generation of improved imidazolinone — or IMI — herbicide tolerance in rice seed. The two primary FullPage hybrids released for 2020 are RT7321 FP ... Read More »

Another weed-control tool

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RiceTec plans limited launch of FullPage herbicide-tolerant hybrids this season. • By Vicky Boyd, Editor • For the 2019 season, Alvin, Texas-based RiceTec plans a limited release of four long-grain hybrids developed to tolerate over-the-top applications of Preface and Postscript IMI herbicides from Adama Inc. In 2018, 11 growers from South Texas to Northeast Arkansas got a sneak peak of the ... Read More »

2019 Variety/Hybrid Roster

Review these proven and new releases for the upcoming season By watching the numbers tick off your yield monitor during harvest or counting the number of trailers coming out of your fields, you likely were beginning to consider what varieties to plant in 2019. What ones did well in particular fields and what ones weren’t up to expectations? These easy-to-use ... Read More »

FullPage system headlines RiceTec’s Arkansas field day

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• By Vicky Boyd, Editor • Many growers for the first time got to see the FullPage herbicide-tolerant rice system growing in the field during RiceTec’s recent field day near Harrisburg, Arkansas. For the 2019 growing season, Alvin, Texas-based RiceTec plans a limited release of four long-grain hybrids bred to tolerate over-the-top applications of Preface and Postscript IMI herbicides from Adama ... Read More »