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Crop Progress: 73 Percent of Rice Emerged

Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation May 14, 2012

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
Ernst Undesser
From USDA, USA Rice Federation May 14, 2012