There were many growers that achieved excellent WGY results this year even though the WGY seasonal average was low. This can be seen in the WGY distribution graph for Reiziq below. There were a number of lots with high WGY results around 55 - 65%. The highest WGY for Reiziq was 68.1%.
Bilbul irrigator, Darrell Fiddler, aims for the most profitable crop, which is not always the highest yielding. In the high water price years since 2013/14, the rice, cotton and winter cereal grower has been drill sowing rice and delaying the permanent water for up to nine weeks after the first flush.
The recommendations in this guide are based on current rice technology developed from extensive field experience, rice research and development projects. They represent the current state of knowledge and the successful farm practices identified by experienced rice growers, research scientists and extension agronomists. The recommendations have been reviewed and revised based on seasonal experiences, research, extension and farmer results.