Draining rice for Harvest (1983)

Clampett, W

1983

This IREC Farmers Newsletter presents recommendation for draining rice for harvest. The report presents information on the identification to begin draining and the complications of draining too late. Three key steps are presented  for draining rice that include Step 1: Lock up, step 2: inspect crop regularly and monitor water levels, Step 3: drain the crop at late dough stage. The report also presents all stage of grain development which include late milk stage, late dough stage, physiological maturity.