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The Iron Factor
Program Designed To Reduce Drift
Focus On Waterbirds & Raptors
The Label Is The Law
Variety/Hybrid 2012 Roster
May You Plant In Interesting Times
Additional Weeds Targeted
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Rice Producers Forum
USA Rice Federation
Specialists Speaking
Industry News
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Variety/Hybrid 2012 Roster

Impressive line-up offered for upcoming growing season


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It goes without saying that variety/hybrid selection is one of the most important decisions that a rice farmer has to make during the winter planning time. Following are quite a few offerings for 2012. Consider your farm field-by-field when making choices for the upcoming season. The following information about these rice varieties/hybrids and their characteristics was provided by Horizon Ag, LLC and RiceTec.

Horizon Ag, LLC
2012 CLEARFIELD Varieties:

CL111
• Earliest maturity of any Clearfield variety
• Excellent vigor with high yield potenti al
• Outstanding grain quality and milling

CL131
• Very early maturity
• Semi-dwarf with superior lodging resistance
• Excellent milling with consistent yield

CL142-AR
• Excellent yield potenti al
• Traditional height
• Excellent vigor and good disease package

CL151
• Superior yield potenti al
• Good disease package
• Good grain quality and milling

CL152
• Good seedling vigor and ti llering
• Superior lodging resistance
• Improved grain characteristi cs

CL161
• Proven reliability across the Southern rice belt
• Cypress characteristi cs – a plus at harvest
• Excellent milling and grain quality

CL162
• Excellent seedling vigor
• Improved standability
• Good yield poten tial, large grain size

CL261
• First Clearfield medium grain release
• Good yield potenti al
• Excellent milling and cooking quality

RiceTec
2012 Conventional Hybrids:

XL723
• Above average milling yield• Best available disease package
• Three to five days earlier maturing than Cheniere
• Excellent ratoon potential

XP744
• Average milling yield
• Best available disease package
• Three to five days earlier maturing than Cheniere
• Excellent ratoon potential
• Grain retention characteristics similar to CLEARFIELD XL745

XP753
• Better yield potential than XL723
• Standard milling yield
• Best available disease package
• Maturity comparable to XL723
• Excellent ratoon potential
• Improved grain retention characteristics over XL723

XP754
• Similar yield potential to XL723
• Standard milling yield
• Best available disease package – higher sheath blight tolerance than previous hybrids
• Maturity: Seven to 10 days later than XL723
• Improved grain retention characteristics, similar to current standard varieties

RiceTec
2012 CLEARFIELD Hybrids:

CLEARFIELD XL729
• Standard milling yield
• Best available yield package
• One to three days earlier maturing than CL151
• Excellent ratoon potential
• Newpath, Clearpath and Beyond tolerant

CLEARFIELD XL745
• Above average milling yield
• Best available disease package
• Three to five days earlier maturing than CL151
• Excellent ratoon potential
• Newpath, Clearpath and Beyond tolerant
• Improved grain retention characteristics compared to XL729

CLEARFIELD XP756
• Similar yield potential to XL729 standard milling yield
• Best available disease package – higher sheath blight tolerance than previous hybrids
• Five to seven days earlier maturing than XL729
• Newpath, Clearpath and Beyond tolerant
• Improved grain retention characteristics compared to XL745

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