According to a USDA press release, new rice varieties that offer new options for U.S. growers and expanded market opportunities for the U.S. rice industry have been developed by USDA scientists and cooperators.


Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists at the agency’s Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center in Stuttgart, Ark., and the ARS Rice Research Unit in Beaumont, Texas, developed the new varieties in collaboration with researchers at Texas A&M University, the University of Arkansas, Clemson University, and the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines.


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Posted 10/31/2011