Mid-South rice producers are being pointed to newly-released educational materials for water and energy conservation in rice production.

“Given that farmers are just about to get busy again in the field, it would be most helpful for them to be made aware of these new resources,” says Joe Massey, Mississippi State University associate professor.

  • The first is an introductory training video for side-inlet irrigation in rice that can be viewed here.
  • The second describes how to build and use rice flood depth gauges. See here.
  • An older bulletin on side inlet irrigation can also be referenced here.