Polypipe set up to provide equal water to all bays of a rice field in the Mississippi Delta in 2017.
More and more rice farmers are using polypipe to provide equal water to all bays of a rice field.

USDA estimates 2017 U.S. rice acres down by almost 600,000

Arkansas' acreage drops by nearly 400,000, according to USDA-NASS June 30 acreage report.

Click download button to see these slides compiled by Dr. Bobby Coats, professor of economics and agribusiness at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture for Delta Farm Press. Our thanks to Dr. Coats for preparing these slides.

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