Mid-season drainage of rice


Mid-season drainage has been used by some rice growers particularly in the central and western Murray Valley for a number of years as a management tool to help avoid straighthead.

Topics include:

  • what is mid-season drainage
  • time and duration of mid-season drainage
  • reintroduction of water
  • other water management options


Primefact 1478 First Edition

Published: 01 Jun 2016