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Crop Progress: Rice Planting Remains Ahead of Average

Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation April 23, 2012 18:33

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
Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation April 23, 2012 18:33

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