Audio: Southeast Missouri State University designs new variety of rice

MM17 Rice

After about one decade in the making, Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and the Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council have developed a medium grain rice. Agriculture professor Mike Aide says MM17 rice will be available for the 2019 planting season. 

 

 

Aide says MM17 rice is ideal for Asian restaurants making sushi and other Asian entrees.