Tuesday, February 7, 2023

2023 Rice Seed Guide

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ith the past season in your rearview mirror, take time to relax, say farewell to the year, and review which cultivars did well and which ones didn’t. Also, check out university trial results to see how different cultivars performed in various locations.

It goes without saying that seed selection is one of the most important decisions a rice farmer has to make during the winter planning time. And with fertilizer still on everyone’s radar, it pays to collect soil samples to know how sufficient or deficient your soil is. As University of Arkansas’ Trent Roberts likes to say, “Don’t guess, soil test.”

These easy-to-use charts, which highlight proprietary variety and hybrid traits for the Mid-South, Texas and the South, are designed to help with your planting decisions. Consider each field individually along with your goals and preferred production system when making selections for 2023.

The following information was provided by Dyna-Gro, Horizon Ag LLC and RiceTec.

 

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