Improving Rice Yields and Water Productivity through Extension

  • 34 pages

  • Published: 28 May 2009

  • Author(s): Lacy, John, et al

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The rice industry is a significant irrigated industry in NSW worth $300m at the farm gate and $800m value added with rice underpinning rotations and farm income. Research is needed to improve profitability and sustainability of rice farm businesses.

This RIRDC report outlines results from a project for improving the profitability and sustainability of the rice industry and extension activities for communicating rice research and best practices to rice farmers and industry stakeholders. The report targeted rice farmers and agribusiness servicing the rice industry.