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Characteristics and production costs of U.S. rice farms, 1988

Salassi, Michael E.

Characteristics and production costs of U.S. rice farms, 1988

by Salassi, Michael E.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERS-NASS, distributor in Washington, DC, [Herdon, VA .
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    Subjects:
  • Rice -- United States -- Processing -- Costs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Salassi.
    SeriesAgriculture information bulletin -- no. 657., Agriculture information bulletin -- no. 657.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14686934M

    USDA strives to sustain and enhance economical crop production by developing and transferring sound, research-derived, knowledge to agricultural producers that results in food and fiber crops that are safe for consumption. Crop Acreage and Yield Crop Acreage and Yields USDA produces charts and maps displaying crop yields, crop weather, micromaps, and crop acreage animations. Rice production costs were estimated for the following types of rice production systems: water planted, drill planted, conventional variety, Clearfield variety, hybrid variety, conventional tillage, stale seedbed, in rotation, and fallow land. The base yield level for Southwest Louisiana was cwt per acre for water- and drill-planted rice.

      Over the past 20 years, U.S. rice farmers have reduced land, water, and energy use, all while continuing to provide millions of acres for wildlife habitat. The Kennedy family farm has become more efficient with John Deere combines because they harvest in . Z TECHNICAL BULLETIN , U. S. DEFT. OF AGRICULTURE methods of harvesting were also responsible for increases in acreage and production after But4t was not until after the discovery that rice could be grown successfully on a commercial scale in Louisi- ana, Texas, and Arkansas that the United States production began to increase rapidly.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requested that the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of the National Research Council (NRC) convene a panel of experts to examine whether publicly funded agricultural research has influenced the structure of U.S. agriculture and, if so, how.   The history of American agriculture (–) covers the period from the first English settlers to the modern day. Below are detailed timelines covering farm machinery and technology, transportation, life on the farm, farmers and the land, and crops and livestock.


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Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Rice Farms Janet Livezey and Linda Foreman1 The average cost of producing a hundred pounds (cwt) of rice was $ for U.S. pro-ducers surveyed inranging from about $2 per cwt to more than $ Producers in the lowest quartile of production costs averaged $ per cwt compared with $ for.

Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Rice Farms. by Linda Foreman and Janet Livezey. The average cost of producing a hundred pounds (cwt) of rice was $ for U.S. producers surveyed inranging from about $2 per cwt to more than $ This report presents the costs of producing U.S.

rice and examines how these costs vary among rice farms in Producers in the lowest quartile of production costs averaged $ per cwt compared with $ for producers in the highest quartile. Regional differences in production practices, farm characteristics, and growing conditions were major influences on production costs among rice.

Download Citation | Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Rice Farms | The average cost of producing a hundred pounds (cwt) of rice was $ for U.S. producers surveyed inranging. Get this from a library. Characteristics and production costs of U.S. rice farms, [Michael E Salassi; United States.

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Rice Farms by Linda Foreman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Characteristics of U.S. Rice Farms 4 Production Characteristics 16 Production Costs 20 Changes in Production Costs 23 Supply 23 Production 23 Stocks 26 ).

Today, rice is produced worldwide and serves as a pri- mary staple for more than half the world's population. The relationship between farm size and production cost, especially inefficiency cost, has been a hotly debated topic for decades, but no general conclusion has been reached.

This subject has particularly important implications for agricultural policies in China, which is in the course of rapid structural change. We decompose the production cost into frontier cost, technical inefficiency cost.

Livezey J, Foreman L () Characteristics and production costs of U.S. rice farms. Stat Bull. USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, DC. – Google Scholar. In the past, rice "farms" or plantations of only a few hundred acres required from to laborers to prepare the soil, plant, harvest and thresh their production—all by hand.

High labor costs kept the rice industry from expanding in the United States. Not until mechanized farming methods came into use would the U.S. rice industry become. Rice production is important to the economy of the United States. Of the country's row crop farms, rice farms are the most capital-intensive, and have the highest national land rental rate average.

In the US, all rice acreage requires approximately million acres in the US were under rice production; an increase was expected over the next decade to approximately The US rice industry is a relatively small but rapidly changing industry.

An attempt is made to summarize the major relationships that will be shaping the future of this dynamic industry. The total number of rice farms has increased since Per-unit production costs have declined in all states since Rice Production in Arkansas. InArkansas rice producers harvested 1, acres and the state average yield of bu/acre (7, lb/acre) was the fifth highest on record.

Arkansas accounted for 46% of total U.S. rice production and 46% of the total acres planted in Rice Cost and Return Study (Rice Rotation Only) Sacramento Valley UC Cooperative Extension 2 INTRODUCTION The sample costs to produce rice in the Sacramento Valley are presented in this study.

The study is intended as a guide only, and can be used in making production decisions, determining potential returns. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Raun’s also plant organic aromatic jasmine rice, which is marketed regionally under the Lowell Farms label. Linda has a love of the land and is proud to grow U.S. rice for its quality and healthfulness. Now, percent U.S.-grown rice includes the USA Rice Federation “Grown in.

U.S. farms growing rice varied considerably among seven rice-growing regions, according to the Farm Costs and Returns Survey. This report (which includes 28 data tables) summarizes and compares the production practices and costs of production of United States rice farms.

Costs per acre of rice were greatest in California and on the Lower Coast of Texas. Singh, R.B. Sustainable Rice Production in Asia and the Pacific: New Research and Technology Development Paradigms.

Paper presented at the Expert Consultation on Technological Evolution and Impact for Sustainable Rice Production in Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand, October Singh, R.B. and Paroda, R.S. The good news is that most U.S. rice farms score quite well on these compared to rice from other countries.

The bad news is that using these tools can be time-consuming and tedious. Most of all, they are not our tools. They were created by someone else. Someone once said that if you aren’t at the table, you might end up on the menu.

Between andthe rice productionoffoundation, registeredorcertifiedseed. private 3Chapter Rice Cultivars and Seed Production Jarrod Hardke, Karen Moldenhauer and Xueyan Sha P ublic rice cultivars developed by land-grant. are currently planted on most U.S.

rice acreage. This is, in part, due to the relatively small U.S. rice acreage. Research conducted in focused on (1) estimating current rice production costs, which are used extensively by producers, financial lenders policy makers and others, (2) evaluating the rough rice grading system and (3) the impact of quality factors on rough rice price, results of which provide information on the determination and level of.In hilly areas rice farms are commonly terraced to keep the paddies flooded at various elevations.

Successful rice production depends on adequate irrigation, including construction of dams and waterwheels, and on the quality of the soil. Long periods of sunshine are essential.

Rice yields vary considerably, ranging from to 4, kilograms.Million Acres Area Planted Area Harvested Pounds Yield per Harvested Acre 7, 7, 7, Million Hundredweight Beginning Stocks.