Juan Vasquez levels out rice seed stored at the DePue Warehouse Co. near Maxwell, Calif., Tuesday, April 22, 2008.  The DePue Warehouse Co., stores rice seed for area farmers until need for planting. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Juan Vasquez levels out rice seed stored at the DePue Warehouse Co. near Maxwell, Calif., Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The DePue Warehouse Co., stores rice seed for area farmers until need for planting. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) AP
Juan Vasquez levels out rice seed stored at the DePue Warehouse Co. near Maxwell, Calif., Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The DePue Warehouse Co., stores rice seed for area farmers until need for planting. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) AP

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