Heat 'did a number' on much of U.S. rice crop

Bennett, David; Robinson, Elton; Smith, Ron; Blake, Cary
November 2010
Southwest Farm Press;11/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 21, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the impact of drought on rice yields and harvests in the U.S. According to the Department of Agriculture, U.S. rice yields dropped from 7, 085 to 6, 687 pounds per acre while California yields projected 700 pounds lower. It also examines the rice harvest conditions among U.S. states such as California, Louisiana, and Arkansas.


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