Rice http://westernfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Agribiz - BASF developing new herbicide tolerant rice system http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/agribiz-basf-developing-new-herbicide-tolerant-rice-system <div class="node-body article-body"><p>BASF&rsquo;s upcoming Provisia rice system will provide a new tool for post-emergence control of a broad range of grass weeds, including ALS-resistant grasses, weedy rice, and red rice.</p> <p>Developed through traditional breeding techniques, registration is expected as early as 2016 in the U.S. with other countries to follow.<br /> The new system is comprised of Provisia seed containing the Provisia trait which allows farmers to safely apply Provisia&nbsp;herbicide - an ACCase or Group 1 herbicide site of action.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/agribiz-basf-developing-new-herbicide-tolerant-rice-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/agribiz-basf-developing-new-herbicide-tolerant-rice-system#comments Rice Herbicide-tolerant crops Weeds Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:22:00 +0000 149771 at http://westernfarmpress.com Marrone introduces Regalia Rx biofungicide for row crops http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/marrone-introduces-regalia-rx-biofungicide-row-crops <div class="node-body article-body"></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/marrone-introduces-regalia-rx-biofungicide-row-crops#comments Rice Protection Fri, 30 May 2014 15:41:00 +0000 149431 at http://westernfarmpress.com Golden rice refusal kills millions http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions <div class="field-byline"> Don Curlee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New research lays the blame for the international prohibition of golden rice production through genetic engineering to powerful forces that hide behind environmentalism.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/golden-rice-refusal-kills-millions#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Rice Tue, 06 May 2014 12:53:00 +0000 148761 at http://westernfarmpress.com Water deferral a win-win for California rice growers, wildlife http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/water-deferral-win-win-california-rice-growers-wildlife <div class="field-byline"> Robyn Rominger, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sacramento Valley rice farmers will receive more water than expected this drought year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/water-deferral-win-win-california-rice-growers-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/rice/water-deferral-win-win-california-rice-growers-wildlife#comments Government Irrigation Management Rice Fri, 02 May 2014 12:10:00 +0000 148611 at http://westernfarmpress.com <p><strong>BRUCE ROLEN, a Colusa County rice grower in Williams, Calif., calls the agreement on Central Valley Project water a &ldquo;godsend&rdquo; for rice growers.</strong></p> ‘Waters of the US’ proposed rule published http://westernfarmpress.com/government/waters-us-proposed-rule-published <div class="field-byline"> National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The EPA published the long-awaited proposed rule for defining the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act (CWA).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/government/waters-us-proposed-rule-published" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/government/waters-us-proposed-rule-published#comments Cotton Government Grapes Irrigation Management Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:35:00 +0000 148551 at http://westernfarmpress.com Water need brings farmers and ag workers closer http://westernfarmpress.com/management/water-need-brings-farmers-and-ag-workers-closer <div class="field-byline"> Don Curlee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm workers and farmers both have a deep understanding that producing food crops supports them both. Workers need a healthy agriculture industry just as much as farmers do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/water-need-brings-farmers-and-ag-workers-closer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/water-need-brings-farmers-and-ag-workers-closer#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 148501 at http://westernfarmpress.com Agriculture added to greenhouse gas reduction plan http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan <div class="field-byline"> Almond Board of California </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the recent scoping plan announcement that agriculture is now expected to contribute specific GHG reductions, ABC’s Gabriele Ludwig said it is unclear whether such voluntary protocols will ultimately become mandatory in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/management/agriculture-added-greenhouse-gas-reduction-plan#comments Government Management Rice Tree Nuts Gold Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:13:00 +0000 148161 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 17 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17 <div class="node-body article-body">Coon Dog Killer. Pope Loves His Plonk. EPA’s Permit Planet. Rosewood Mafia. House with no Corners. Concrete Soil. Drought Costs Coming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-17#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:15:00 +0000 147071 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 10 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10 <div class="node-body article-body">When’s a pig not a pig? Waiting for Hitler. Climbing with honey hunters. Born, raised, slaughtered in the U.S. Fake food riches. Cyborg plants. Age of alchemy. High cost of cheap milk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-10#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 146791 at http://westernfarmpress.com 10 agriculture stories you should read today, March 6 http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6 <div class="node-body article-body">Water witches. Enviro regs eat their own. Nut pain. Pints over pastries. Wall Street is watching. Waiting for the end. A most hidden fish. The onion whisperer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/10-agriculture-stories-you-should-read-today-march-6#comments Alfalfa Cotton Equipment Government Grapes Irrigation Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Rice Tree Nuts Vegetables Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:45:00 +0000 146721 at http://westernfarmpress.com