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    April 23, 2012

    Crop Progress: Rice Planting Remains Ahead of Average

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    From USDA, USA Rice Federation

    Rice planting is ahead of last year in three of six rice-producing states and ahead of the five-year average, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Crop Progress Report issued today.  Planting is 65 percent complete.

     

    Rice Planted, Selected States 
    Week Ending
    State
    April 22, 2011
    April 15, 2012
    April 22, 2012
    2007-2011 average
    Percent
    Arkansas
    41
    75
    86
    43
    California
    1
    0
    0
    8
    Louisiana
    89
    68
    81
    78
    Mississippi
    50
    60
    82
       42
    Missouri
    11
    71
    78
    26
    Texas
    87
    65
    79
    82
    Six States
    42
    56
    65
    43

     

    Rice Emerged, Selected States 
    Week Ending
    State
    April 22, 2011
    April 15, 2012
    April 22, 2012
    2007-2011 average
    Percent
    Arkansas
    19
    30
    62
    16
    California
    0
    0
    0
    0
    Louisiana
    67
    50
    68
    58
    Mississippi
    23
    35
      65
    17
    Missouri
    2
    28
    45
    6
    Texas
    70
    40
    64
    63
    Six States
    25
    27
    49
    22

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