The IRS notes that on pages 2 and 66 under “Federally declared disasters,” Item two of the numbered list was changed to reflect the correct line number for the worksheet. It now reads: “You can deduct a net disaster loss even if you do not itemize your net disaster loss on line six of the Standard Deduction Worksheet – Line 40 in the Form 1040 instructions.”
The Farmers Tax Guide explains how the federal tax laws apply to farming. Farmers are urged to use the publication as a guide to figure their taxes and complete their returns. Go to www.irs.gov, then go to “Search” in the upper right hand corner and type in IRS Publication 225 Farmers’ Tax Guide.
Jazzman will be available as foundation seed in 2009. Clarence Berken, chairman of the USA Rice Council and a rice farmer from Jefferson Davis Parish, said Jazzman could be a boost for Louisiana rice farmers. The Louisiana farmer noted that Jazzman will be identified as domestically grown rice because of the “Grown in the USA” logo being licensed by the USA Rice Federation for packaging and advertising.
Legacy 47-57 RR is a 4.7 maturity, is built for yield, has excellent disease resistance, excels on mixed to light soils and is an excluder. Legacy 49-57 RR is a 4.9 maturity, a consistent performer, likes tough conditions, is a big hitter on heavy ground and takes water well.
The Legacy 54-17RR/STS variety is a 5.4 indeterminate maturity, has a unique appearance, excellent disease resistance and top yields on mixed and light soil. Plant it early or doublecrop.
Legacy 55-56 RR is a 5.5 maturity total package soybean, excels in tough soils, is a high-yielder and an excluder. Legacy 47-39 LL is a 4.7 maturity, has Liberty Link management, excels on mixed to heavy soils and is a tall, strong bean. You get a clean field with yield. Legacy 49-39 LL is a 4.9 maturity with Liberty Link trait management, high yield potential, likes mixed to light soils and works well as a doublecrop bean.
Pictured above are Rice Foundation chairman Marvin Hare, far left, and leadership class sponsor representative John Deere’s Greg Hart, far right. Beginning second from left are class members Chad Duckworth, Kirk Satterfield, Brandon Bauman, Tom Butler, Kyle Stovesand and Josh Sheppard. Class member John Earles is not pictured.