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 Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Farmers Meet Virtually to Prepare for 2021 Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
After completing a successful harvest, sugarcane farmers in the Bayou Teche area met online Feb. 9 with LSU AgCenter experts to find out what they should be doing to prepare […]

Louisiana Rice: Reviewing the 2020 Season Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
Two LSU AgCenter rice experts gave their perspectives on the past growing season in Louisiana during an online presentation for the 2020 USA Rice Outlook Conference on Dec. 2. The […]

Louisiana Rice: Dustin Harrell Named Resident Coordinator of Rice Research Station Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
Dustin Harrell will become the next resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on Feb. 1, replacing Don Groth, who is retiring at the end of January. […]

Louisiana: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Harvest in the Path of Hurricane Delta Pauses Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Chad Hanks started harvesting his sugarcane crop on Sept. 29, a week behind schedule. The Lafayette-area farmer said he waited for Hurricane Sally to pass before getting into his fields. […]

Louisiana Rice: Wind, Rain Deal Blow to Harvested Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage. Farmer Paul Johnson, of Bell City, had a good rice crop harvested long before […]

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 Rushing Harvest Before Hurricane Laura Hits Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
North Louisiana farmers are rushing to get their corn crop out of the field before Hurricane Laura hits, and so far, the crop looks good. Laura also has the potential […]

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