Louisiana: Rice Harvest Looking Good

🕔Aug 21, 2018The 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 Sugarcane: Cover Crops Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 27, 2018An LSU AgCenter field day for Iberia, St. Mary and Vermilion parish sugarcane farmers on July 26 placed an emphasis on methods of improving soil health. Rogers Leonard, LSU AgCenter […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Crop Doing Well

🕔Jul 25, 2018With planting just around the corner, sugarcane farmers gathered on July 20 at the LSU AgCenter St. Martin Parish sugarcane field day to hear about research and new technology to […]

Louisiana Rice: Furrow Irrigation Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 23, 2018Farmers heard about the benefits and challenges of growing furrow-irrigated rice at an LSU AgCenter row rice field day on July 18. The event was held at the Elliot Colvin […]

Louisiana Rice: Diseases, Insects, Weeds Topics of Field Day

🕔Jun 15, 2018As the 2018 rice crop progresses into the heading stage, farmers should be looking out for diseases and insects, but weed control should also remain a concern, LSU AgCenter scientists […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Changes Affecting Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2018Weeks 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 […]

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 27

🕔Jun 4, 2018Rice farmers at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 27 will hear about research being conducted to help them grow a better crop. “This is an opportunity […]

Louisiana: 6 Rice Field Days, May-July

🕔May 7, 2018The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days to help rice farmers learn about the latest recommended practices to improve their crop production. Experts will make presentations on […]

Louisiana Rice: Planting on Schedule Thanks to Recent Dry Weather

🕔Apr 6, 2018Recent stretches of dry weather have allowed Louisiana rice farmers to get in the field and plant their 2018 crop on schedule. “In the last two weeks, we’ve made tremendous […]

Rice: LSU AgCenter Releases New Hybrid

🕔Mar 21, 2018A new hybrid rice with high quality and competitive yield potential is being released by the LSU AgCenter. The long-grain hybrid, LAH169, was developed at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

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