Rain delays rice harvest
(Local News ~ 09/01/16)
Mother Nature has nudged local rice farmers back a week. Just as some were preparing to enter their fields, rain forced them to wait a few more days, according to University of Arkansas Co-op extension agent for Mississippi County Jason Osborn. "They're just now getting into the rice," said Osborn. "It's a little behind. It was probably getting close to harvest and then it rained."...
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