To enter the ClearPro Rice Challenge for the 2021 season, access the contest rules and submit your entry form available at www.ClearProRice.com.
Among the requirements are:
• The ClearPro Rice Challenge by BASF is open to legal residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry and meet all of the following criteria:
• A party in good standing (i.e., not in breach) to a current BASF Clearfield Rice Stewardship Grower Agreement or a Provisia Rice System Stewardship Grower Agreement, as applicable to the rice variety entered in the contest.
• Between Jan. 1, 2021, and Nov. 15, 2021, farm a minimum of 20 acres of a variety of Clearfield rice or Provisia rice sold by or on behalf of Horizon Ag LLC.
• Plant 100% of a single Clearfield or Provisia rice variety sold by or on behalf of Horizon Ag LLC on the 20 (or more) qualifying acres.
• Provide mill recap sheets to verify yield.
• Complete, sign and timely submit this 2021 ClearPro Rice Challenge by BASF enrollment form (the “enrollment form”).
The rules also explain how qualifying participants with the top scores may win a “banquet in a box”, two ClearPro Rice Challenge jackets and a customized state-shaped cutting board. No purchase is necessary to enter the contest for 2021 Clearfield and Provisia rice growers.
“BASF and Horizon Ag are committed to helping rice growers achieve success in their fields through the latest high-performing varieties, agronomic insights and tools that deliver reliable results year after year,” said Jody Wynia, U.S. licensing lead, BASF Agricultural Solutions. “The new ClearPro Rice Challenge is our chance to celebrate these growers and their success.”
“To grow our export potential, the U.S. must produce the quality of rice that international buyers need to fulfill their customers’ expectations,” said Dr. Tim Walker, Horizon Ag general manager. “That’s why it’s important for us to work with BASF on the ClearPro Rice Challenge; it recognizes growers who are committed to producing the quality needed to increase opportunities for Southern U.S. rice.”
BASF contributed this information.