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    May 14, 2012
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    Crop Progress: 73 Percent of Rice Emerged

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    From USDA, USA Rice Federation

    Today’s U.S. Department of Agriculture Crop Progress Report details that 73 percent of this year’s rice crop has emerged.



    Rice Planted, Selected States 
    Week Ending
    State
    May 13, 2011
    May 6, 2012
    May 13, 2012
    2007-2011 average
    Percent
    Arkansas
    60
    97
     99
      76
    California
    47
    10
     15
        59
    Louisiana
    98
    93
    95
         95
    Mississippi
    83
    98
      100
          85
    Missouri
    25
    99
      100
    68
    Texas
     94
    93
     94
      96
    Six States
    65
    77
     80
        77

     

    Rice Emerged, Selected States 
    Week Ending
    State
    May 13, 2011
    May 6, 2012
    May 13, 2012
    2007-2011 average
    Percent
    Arkansas
    48
      86
    96
    61
    California
    7
    0
    0
     18
    Louisiana
    96
      85
     90
     89
    Mississippi
    74
      89
        96
     75
    Missouri
      18
      81
     94
      49
    Texas
      80
    84
     87
    85
    Six States
     49
      67
     73
     58

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