Rice: Cutting Costs? Herbicides Not The Place To Do It

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As growers put the pencil to the upcoming crop they were reminded of the cost-advantages of growing Clearfield rice by Dr. Eric Webster, weed scientist at LSU AgCenter during the Conservation-Tillage Cotton & Rice Conference last week.

“When you do not plant Clearfield rice, you are losing two herbicide options, and then you have to look at using additional herbicides, costing you extra money,” said Webster, who presented a paper at the 19th annual conference held in Memphis.

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