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  • john
    I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I m in NE TX, USA and do not have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I would
    Message 1 of 7 , Apr 12, 2010
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      I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to start with.

      Thank You,

      J. Alan Whitaker
      Deport, TX
    • Raju Titus
      Dear friends, Many farmers grows rice without flooding known as upland rice please find locally. Thanks Raju ... -- Raju Titus. Hoshangabad.India.
      Message 2 of 7 , Apr 12, 2010
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        Dear friends,
        Many farmers grows rice without flooding known as upland rice please find
        locally.
        Thanks
        Raju

        On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:08 AM, john <whitaker.j.alan@...> wrote:

        >
        >
        > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not
        > have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I
        > would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does
        > anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to
        > start with.
        >
        > Thank You,
        >
        > J. Alan Whitaker
        > Deport, TX
        >
        >
        >



        --
        Raju Titus. Hoshangabad.India.
        +919179738049.
        http://picasaweb.google.com/rajuktitus


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      • Bobby Ray
        This sounds interesting to me in KGF Karnataka India too as it is VERY DRY here. 2.2 pounds = 1 kilogram. Bobby Ray ... [Non-text portions of this message have
        Message 3 of 7 , Apr 12, 2010
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          This sounds interesting to me in KGF Karnataka India too as it is VERY DRY
          here.

          2.2 pounds = 1 kilogram.

          Bobby Ray

          On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:08 AM, john <whitaker.j.alan@...> wrote:

          >
          >
          > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not
          > have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I
          > would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does
          > anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to
          > start with.
          >
          > Thank You,
          >
          > J. Alan Whitaker
          > Deport, TX
          >
          >
          >


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        • bpelleri
          Hi John, I am told the IRRI will supply some seed free of charge. Try contacting them and they could help. When you succeed, do tell us where you found it,
          Message 4 of 7 , Apr 13, 2010
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            Hi John,

            I am told the IRRI will supply some seed free of charge. Try contacting them and they could help. When you succeed, do tell us where you found it, etc!

            In the Lord's service,
            Brian

            --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, "john" <whitaker.j.alan@...> wrote:
            >
            > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to start with.
            >
            > Thank You,
            >
            > J. Alan Whitaker
            > Deport, TX
            >
          • Sabrina Ooi
            Hi, believe me, no one, no one at least no one from this group should want to take a single free seed from IRRI. They are one of the 16 CGIAR sister
            Message 5 of 7 , Apr 13, 2010
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              Hi, believe me, no one, no one at least no one from this group should want to take a single free seed from IRRI. They are one of the 16 CGIAR sister organisations which are manipulating our food system. IRRI works on the GMO and patenting of rice varieties. The other 15 organisations? You can google cgiar -- there one can read about all their saving the world mission, feeding the poor, conservation, protection, sustainable development crap.





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              From: bpelleri <pellerinb@...>
              To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
              Sent: Tue, April 13, 2010 9:54:58 PM
              Subject: [fukuoka_farming] Re: upland rice


              Hi John,

              I am told the IRRI will supply some seed free of charge. Try contacting them and they could help. When you succeed, do tell us where you found it, etc!

              In the Lord's service,
              Brian

              --- In fukuoka_farming@ yahoogroups. com, "john" <whitaker.j. alan@...> wrote:
              >
              > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to start with.
              >
              > Thank You,
              >
              > J. Alan Whitaker
              > Deport, TX
              >







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            • Alan
              Raju- there is no source for rice locally. No rice is grown here. That is why I am trying to source it through this list. thank you, alan whitaker
              Message 6 of 7 , Apr 13, 2010
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                Raju-

                there is no source for rice locally. No rice is grown here. That is why I am trying to source it through this list.

                thank you,

                alan whitaker

                --- In fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com, Raju Titus <rajuktitus@...> wrote:
                >
                > Dear friends,
                > Many farmers grows rice without flooding known as upland rice please find
                > locally.
                > Thanks
                > Raju
                >
                > On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:08 AM, john <whitaker.j.alan@...> wrote:
                >
                > >
                > >
                > > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not
                > > have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I
                > > would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does
                > > anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to
                > > start with.
                > >
                > > Thank You,
                > >
                > > J. Alan Whitaker
                > > Deport, TX
                > >
                > >
                > >
                >
                >
                >
                > --
                > Raju Titus. Hoshangabad.India.
                > +919179738049.
                > http://picasaweb.google.com/rajuktitus
                >
                >
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                >
              • Sabrina Ooi
                Brian, please forgive me if my tone on the IRRI rice seed was rather harsh. It would appear that either i am in the wrong forum or you actually do not know
                Message 7 of 7 , Apr 13, 2010
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                  Brian, please forgive me if my tone on the IRRI rice seed was rather harsh.

                  It would appear that either i am in the wrong forum or you actually do not know anything about IRRI.

                  I had stumbled upon the CGIAR group when i went to work with the WorldFishCenter formerly ICLARM thinking that i was working with an organisation which had the the support of governments of the world plus respectable sounding organisations etc -- all with the noble mission of protection and conservation of the aquatic system, sustainable development, helping the poor, sustaining livelihoods of fisherfolks, ensuring there is protein for all etc... what i uncovered changed my outlook altogether.

                  Of course it is all far from the truth. It is all just a front for their real intention. The 16 centers are responsible for the development and promotion of genetically modified foods, and a long list of patents -- the real goal of course is to make money from the monopoly of food systems. They call themselves FutureHarvest Centers -- each work on a particular food source -- rice, potato, forest, fish etc. They infiltrate local systems, suck up indigenous know how, patent them wherever, which ever way possible. And, vomit out -- this time, seeds and "technology" for poor farmers... sterile patented seeds!!!

                  Their modus operandi should be quite obvious don't you think? IRRI keep your seeds!



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                  From: Sabrina Ooi <starcarrot@...>
                  To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com
                  Sent: Tue, April 13, 2010 10:11:59 PM
                  Subject: Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: upland rice


                  Hi, believe me, no one, no one at least no one from this group should want to take a single free seed from IRRI. They are one of the 16 CGIAR sister organisations which are manipulating our food system. IRRI works on the GMO and patenting of rice varieties. The other 15 organisations? You can google cgiar -- there one can read about all their saving the world mission, feeding the poor, conservation, protection, sustainable development crap.

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                  From: bpelleri <pellerinb@nsac. ca>
                  To: fukuoka_farming@ yahoogroups. com
                  Sent: Tue, April 13, 2010 9:54:58 PM
                  Subject: [fukuoka_farming] Re: upland rice

                  Hi John,

                  I am told the IRRI will supply some seed free of charge. Try contacting them and they could help. When you succeed, do tell us where you found it, etc!

                  In the Lord's service,
                  Brian

                  --- In fukuoka_farming@ yahoogroups. com, "john" <whitaker.j. alan@...> wrote:
                  >
                  > I want to try my hand at some upland rice. I'm in NE TX, USA and do not have access to a lot of water at this time. So I need to grow dryland. But I would like to source some rice seed that has been grown this way. Does anyone have a source that I can order some seed from? Just a few pounds to start with.
                  >
                  > Thank You,
                  >
                  > J. Alan Whitaker
                  > Deport, TX
                  >

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