Rice season 74 (1974)

Clampett, W


This IREC Farmers Newsletter report presents the recommendation for the 1974 rice growing season. The varieties recommended included Calrose, Kulu, Bura and Inga. To achieve success it was recommended to avoid highly fertile pastures soils, do not over fertilise, sow and water early, avoid straighthead areas. Ideal sowing  and watering times are indicated as are yields, harvest, drainage and what to do in cool weather. The control of Barnyard grass is presented and economics are also covered for the 1974 season.