Missouri Rice Research Farm

The Missouri Rice Council works in cooperation with Southeast Missouri State University to maintain and continue important research work at the farm.

The Missouri Rice Research Farm has 110 acres of fine textured soil eminently suitable for rice production.

The farm utilizes state-of-the-art technology to further our efforts at learning new farming techniques to produce better, more efficient crops.

Missouri Rice News

Southeast Dept. of Agriculture, MRRMC Announce New MM17 Rice Breed

December 5, 2018

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 5, 2018 – Researchers in Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Agriculture along with the Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council (MRRMC) have announced a new rice variety bred in southeast Missouri now available to growers for the coming season. “MM17” is a semi-dwarf, mid-season, medium grain variety with excellent yield […]

Remote Sensing Rice for Production Decision-Making

December 2, 2018

The Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council, in cooperation with Southeast Missouri State University, is investigating unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with remote sensing cameras for use in assessing rice performance with the aim of providing real-time production decision management. Photo 1 shows field-long row rice plots with different varieties to evaluate variety performance. The different […]

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MM17
Rice Breed

New variety bred in Missouri creates new market opportunities for Missouri farm families, and is now ready for sale to growers. Discover this new breed!

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