U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol

The U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol provides guidance on how to quantify, monitor, and verify GHG emission reductions resulting from changes in water and residue management in rice cultivation.

Current Protocol Version(s) Available for Project Submittal Adoption Date Notes and Supporting Documents
U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol Version 1.1

(Previous versions)

June 3, 2013 Errata and Clarifications to U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol Version 1.1 (January 21, 2014)

U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol Summary

User’s Guide for the DNDC Model (Version 9.5)

Project Registration Documents

Document Description Required Phase Privilege
Rice Cultivation Project Submittal Form A proposal to undertake a rice cultivation project. Project Submittal Public

Protocol Development & Previous Versions

Use the links below to access information about the protocol development process of the U.S. Rice Cultivation Protocol. Public comments, staff responses to public comments, workgroup participants, and other supporting documents can also be found here.

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