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, […]

Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting

🕔Apr 9, 2019Heavy 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: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

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 […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois predicted at a recent meeting for sugarcane growers in […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Grinds to a Successful Halt

🕔Jan 22, 2019The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane harvest resulted in record yield in terms of tonnage but a reduced sugar recovery from last year. “When it’s all said and done, we should make […]

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 […]

Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair

🕔Jan 11, 2019The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

Louisiana: 6 Rice Producer Meetings Set for Jan., Feb.

🕔Dec 21, 2018The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of meetings to help rice farmers prepare for their 2019 crop. Don Groth, resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

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