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Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station made presentations in Crowley, Welsh, Abbeville and Ville

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Rice: 6th Generation Louisiana Grower Named Rice Farmer of the Year

Rice: 6th Generation Louisiana Grower Named Rice Farmer of the Year

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Dec 14, 2017

Christian Richard, a sixth-generation farmer from Vermilion Parish, was honored Dec. 11 as the 2017 Rice Farmer of the Year at the USA Rice Outlook Conference. In addition, former LSU AgCenter rice breeder Xueyan Sha was honored with the Rice

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Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Names New Administrators at Crowley Station

Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Names New Administrators at Crowley Station

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 3, 2017

The LSU AgCenter has named Don Groth as the new resident coordinator of the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station. Kurt Guidry, director of the LSU AgCenter Southwest Region, made the announcement Tuesday (Oct. 31) at a meeting of the Louisiana Rice

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Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acreage Survey Results Available

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acreage Survey Results Available

👤By Dustin Harrell, LSU Extension Rice Specialist 🕔Oct 9, 2017

The results of the 2017 Louisiana Rice Variety Survey are now available online. This survey is done annually by Extension Agents in each of the rice producing parishes by contacting their rice producers and seed distributors.

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Rice – Hurricane Harvey Takes A Wide Economic Toll – AgFax

Rice – Hurricane Harvey Takes A Wide Economic Toll – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Sep 2, 2017

A wide portion of the Arkansas crop went down. Rice also lodged to varying degrees in Mississippi and northeast Louisiana. Some yield will be lost and quality issues could arise where rice went down. At the least, this has now

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Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes were getting their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 just after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over western Calcasieu Parish. “I was not expecting this,” Sikes said as he looked over about

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Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain

👤By Deborah Willenborg, USA Rice 🕔Aug 31, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey is cutting a wide path across the mid-south as heavy rain and winds up to 40 mph move through rice growing regions in the area. Early yields had indicated an average year in the southwestern region and

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AgFax Rice Midsouth/Texas: Hurricane Harvey Adds A Major Complication

AgFax Rice Midsouth/Texas: Hurricane Harvey Adds A Major Complication

🕔Aug 24, 2017

Rice harvest has gained momentum in Arkansas and Mississippi. Early yield reports from southeast Arkansas are quite good. A small amount of cutting has even started in northeast Arkansas. See comments by Jarrod Hardke.  Much of the first crop in Texas and southeast Louisiana is out of the field.

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Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather, but an approaching tropical storm could complicate getting the remaining crop out of the fields. Steve Linscombe, director of the LSU

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Rice Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

Rice Harvest Stalls Across Much Of Belt – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Aug 12, 2017

Persistent rains have kept combines out of the field in both coastal and Midsouth rice. More rain in the forecast, too.

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