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 […]

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: 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 […]

Rice: Louisiana Crop Consultant Receives USA Rice Award

🕔Dec 7, 2018Crop consultant Earl Garber, of Basile, Louisiana, was honored with the Rice Industry Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference Dec. 6. Garber has farmed rice and sweet potatoes, worked […]

Texas Rice: Freeze Hits Ratoon; Endigo ZCX; China Rice

🕔Nov 19, 2018We had our earliest freeze since 1979 in the Texas Rice Belt on November 14! Yes, we even got some snow and sleet, but it is clear now and not […]

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 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 […]

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