During this drought, demand for rice stubble has increased but demand is often limited due to the low nutrition that rice straw provides. You can improve the nutrition of rice stubble through different conservation management practices or by adding nitrogen based products to the straw.
What to do with your rice stubble fallow over summer
With such a dry spring in the Riverina, it is important to capitalise on the valuable resources in the C2017 rice stubble, including soil moisture, nutrients in the rice stubble and the rice stubble organic matter content.
What to do with rice stubble? The ongoing dilemma for rice growers. Big stubbles are good news in as much they support high yielding crops—especially when it comes to rice. However, after harvest is over, a big stubble can be a big problem.