Big increase planned in biggest U.S. rice state

Growers plan a 20-percent increase in rice plantings this year in Arkansas, the state that often grows half of the U.S. rice crop, says U-Arkansas. Heavy late-winter rains of up to a foot in parts of the state are unlikely to alter the prospect of plantings of 1.5-1.6 million acres, although plantings may not be… » Read More

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