In Arkansas, managed rice fields and natural wetlands provide an important wintering area for North America's mallards. During winter months, rice farmers capture rainwater in rice fields, creating vital resting and foraging habitat for migratory and wintering waterfowl. Winter flooding of rice fields also helps to prevent erosion, controls weeds and protects soil nutrients.
Little Rock, Ark. – In a letter sent to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Friday, the Arkansas Rice Producers’ Group [...]
A bill by Senator Jonathan Dismang of Searcy earned the praise of the Arkansas Rice Federation this week, who said it will [...]