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Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas

Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas

👤By Sarah Moran, USA Rice 🕔Aug 11, 2017

More than two dozen Colombian farmers from Fedearroz, the Federation of Colombian Rice Farmers, traveled to Louisiana and Arkansas this week to learn about U.S. rice production.   The group got lessons on export logistics, freight forwarding, and barge loading

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Louisiana Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Yields Look Fair-to-Good

Louisiana Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Yields Look Fair-to-Good

👤By Bruce Schultz, Louisiana State University AgCenter 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The rice harvest in south Louisiana has gotten off to a wet start that is preventing farmers from getting into their fields, LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell said on July 12 at a northeast Louisiana rice field day. Farmers who

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Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

More than 400 people attended the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 28 to hear about the latest work being done to help rice farmers. During the field tour, Steve Linscombe, LSU AgCenter rice

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Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acres Down 8%; Rice Water Weevils, Mexican Corn Borer Expected

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acres Down 8%; Rice Water Weevils, Mexican Corn Borer Expected

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 29, 2017

This year’s Louisiana rice planting, estimated at 400,000 acres, is 8% less than last year, according to LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell.  AgCenter estimates for the 2016 crop were 432,168 acres. Harrell told farmers at a rice field day

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Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU Ag Center 🕔Dec 20, 2016

The LSU AgCenter will conduct a series of rice clinics in January and February throughout the rice-growing areas of Louisiana to help farmers get ready for the upcoming crop year. Farmers will be able to get advice about key decisions

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Louisiana Rice Update: Kellogg Tests; Bird Repellent; Water Weevils; Fertilizer

Louisiana Rice Update: Kellogg Tests; Bird Repellent; Water Weevils; Fertilizer

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Feb 7, 2016

Reports from LSU AgCenter at the Vermillion Parish rice growers meeting on Feb. 5: Steve Linscombe, LSU AgCenter rice breeder: A Kellogg company representative reported that testing went well for the LSU  variety CL272 variety.  The next step will be a larger plant

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