Rice growing guide


The rice growing guide has been comprehensively updated by agronomists, cereal chemists, pathologists, entomologists and breeders. Updates include evidence-based recommendations on currently grown commercial varieties.

New topics reflect recent challenges to rice production such as cold damage and mice, and acknowledge best environmental practices around stubble burning and Australasian bitterns.

Sections included in the rice growing guide are:

  • whole farm plan
  • crop establishment
  • reducing cold damage
  • crop protection
  • crop nutrition
  • water management
  • precision agriculture
  • production of quality rice
  • business of rice growing