Rice: 6th Generation Louisiana Grower Named Rice Farmer of the Year

🕔Dec 14, 2017Christian Richard, a sixth-generation farmer from Vermilion Parish, was honored Dec. 11 as the 2017 Rice Farmer of the Year at the USA Rice Outlook Conference. In addition, former LSU […]

Rice: International Rice Leadership Class Spends Week on the Road

🕔Nov 29, 2017Earlier this month, the 2017 International Rice Leadership Class visited several rice production operations, processing facilities, and public and private research stations in Nicaragua and Columbia.  Class members met with senior […]

Louisiana Farmers Voice Concerns About Infrastructure, Labor During State Listening Tour

🕔Nov 21, 2017Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain wrapped up an agriculture and forestry listening tour at Richard and Neal Fontenot’s R&N Farms in the Evangeline Parish community […]

Louisiana Rice Farmer Garners National Recognition for Conservation, Stewardship

🕔Sep 27, 2017Coinciding with September National Rice Month, Louisiana rice farmer Christian Richard is being recognized by Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture as their Farmer Spotlight Honoree for his […]

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