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Australia Drought sparks guaranteed rice payment
The ongoing drought has forced SunRice to offer a guaranteed minimum price to irrigators to plant rice and it is a record amount.

There is still no allocation for rice growers in the New South Wales Murray district and in the Murrumbidgee it is only 18 per cent.

Water authorities are urging irrigators to be very careful about planting summer crops such as rice because of the record low inflows to the storages.

But SunRice chairman Gerry Lawson says a crop is needed to keep supplying their markets overseas and to employ 800 people locally.

He admits the guaranteed price of $320 a tonne is the highest price ever offered to rice growers.

"I think it's probably the worst drought that anyone can ever remember and it certainly seems to be surpassing all other records, so there are many things that are unusual or first time happening at the moment," he said.
MGR Archive 12.11.2006
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