Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

    🕔Apr 22, 2021
    Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

    Louisiana: Ag Impacts from Laura Less Destructive Than Feared Aug 28, 2020

    🕔Aug 28, 2020
    Although definitive results won’t be available for a few days, the effects on agriculture appear to be less destructive than most people feared before Hurricane Laura struck, but forests and […]

    Louisiana Farmers Prepare for Hurricane Laura Aug 25, 2020

    🕔Aug 25, 2020
    Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas. A previous storm that hit the Cameron Parish coast […]

    Louisiana Rice: Harvest Reaching Half-Way Mark Aug 7, 2020

    🕔Aug 7, 2020
    Editor’s Note: Texas A&M reported on the Texas Rice Crop Survey website that 34% of its main crop has been harvested as of today. The harvest for the 2020 rice […]

    Louisiana Rice: Weather Deals Blow to Harvest Aug 23, 2019

    🕔Aug 23, 2019
    Farmers probably would like to forget the 2019 rice crop, which has been plagued by low yields. Bad weather from the start of the growing season through harvest is being […]

    Louisiana: Hurricane Barry Floodwaters Affecting Southwestern Crops Jul 18, 2019

    🕔Jul 18, 2019
    Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […]

    Louisiana Rice: Economist Sees Favorable Price Outlook Jun 14, 2019

    🕔Jun 14, 2019
    An 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: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting Apr 9, 2019

    🕔Apr 9, 2019
    Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks […]

    Louisiana: Rice Harvest Looking Good Aug 21, 2018

    🕔Aug 21, 2018
    The 2018 rice harvest in southwest Louisiana is past the halfway point, and LSU AgCenter agents say farmers are pleased. “Yields have been good, and it seems overall to be […]

    Louisiana Rice: Weather Changes Affecting Crops Jun 6, 2018

    🕔Jun 6, 2018
    Weeks of dry weather transitioned to widespread rainfall, and now rice farmers will have to be wary of the potential for disease in their crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist […]


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