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 […]

Louisiana: Record Sugarcane Crop Discussed at Jeanerette Meeting

🕔Feb 28, 2018High tonnage and sugar content were hot topics of discussion at an LSU AgCenter meeting for Teche area sugarcane farmers on Feb. 27. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, summed up […]

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

🕔Jan 11, 2018The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

🕔Nov 14, 2017The 2017 Louisiana sugarcane crop is meeting expectations as the harvest approaches the halfway point. “Tonnage is good, and sugar recovery is good,” said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois. […]

Louisiana Sweet Potato Harvest Off to Late Start

🕔Oct 11, 2017After a challenging growing season, Louisiana farmers are harvesting sweet potatoes, but the crop is somewhat delayed in areas. Development of this year’s crop has been slow for some growers, […]

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