Louisiana Rice: Fungicide Options Available for 2019 May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
The current list of available fungicides is longer than ever but not all will be readily available nor useful this year. The QoI Strobilurin fungicides (Group 11) Quadris, Equation and […]

Louisiana Rice: Short Dry Period; Prevented Planting Info May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Louisiana has had a short reprieve from the recent frequent rainfall events this week. Daily high temperatures are in the mid to upper eighties and fields are beginning to dry […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes Feb 19, 2019

🕔Feb 19, 2019
Rice 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

🕔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, 2018

🕔Dec 21, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018
Crop 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, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018
We 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, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018
The 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, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
Farmers 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, 2018

🕔Jun 15, 2018
As 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 […]

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