Louisiana Rice: Growers Learn Advantages of Furrow Irrigation

🕔Jul 23, 2019An LSU AgCenter research project at the Mer Rouge farm of Jason Waller was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day on July 18. The practice of […]

Louisiana Rice: Economist Sees Favorable Price Outlook

🕔Jun 14, 2019An LSU AgCenter economist had good news for rice farmers at the Vermilion Parish rice field day on June 11. “Optimism is high that with recaptured market share in core […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Looks Promising Despite Tough Start

🕔Jun 3, 2019The Louisiana rice crop is having a challenging year, but good weather in June could result in a decent harvest, according to the LSU AgCenter rice specialist. “Don’t expect a […]

Louisiana Rice: New Provisia Variety Approved for Release

🕔May 24, 2019A new Provisia rice variety recently approved by the LSU AgCenter Rice Variety Release Committee should be available for farmers next year. The new variety, PVL02, is a long-grain variety, […]

Texas Rice: Invasive Snail Inflicts Levee Damage

🕔May 17, 2019Well, this week has been dry here at the Beaumont Center, but late last week we were pounded with 6.5 inches of precipitation. Very difficult to get in the fields […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes

🕔Feb 19, 2019Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14. They also heard some potentially good […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019 In a series of meetings in southwest Louisiana, LSU AgCenter experts offered farmers advice for growing their 2019 crop. Farmers met in Welsh, Abbeville, Ville Platte and Crowley and attended […]

Rice: Louisiana Crop Consultant Receives USA Rice Award

🕔Dec 7, 2018Crop consultant Earl Garber, of Basile, Louisiana, was honored with the Rice Industry Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference Dec. 6. Garber has farmed rice and sweet potatoes, worked […]

Louisiana Rice: Horizon Ag Field Day Highlights Provisia Rice System

🕔Jul 3, 2018In its first year of commercial production, the Provisia Rice System, with Horizon Ag variety PVL01, is doing its job, helping rice farmers take back fields lost to production due […]

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