Rice rewards

No matter how they grow it, this global grain is a staple crop for Missouri Bootheel producers

Five miles from the Mississippi River, almost to the southernmost tip of Missouri, Ryan Riley raises rice outside the little town of Marston.
His rice may not appear much different from similar fields full of grain, but Riley began looking at the land a little differently about four years ago.

Though he had been raising rice since 1999, new herbicide technology allowed. .

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Noteable quote from Today's Farmer magazine

RE: the Year 2020.
Dwight Eisenhower, our 34th president, once commented: "You know, farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field."

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