Center pivot rice could expand market options for Delta growers

The idea of growing rice under a center pivot has been around for a while. Most farmers continue to use flood irrigation because it works on their soils. But what if they have soils that won’t hold a flood, and they feel the market is telling them to grow rice? USDA-ARS’s Earl Vories talked about the option in an interview at the Delta States Irrigation Conference in Miner, Mo.

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