Louisiana: Rice Researchers Highlight Variety Development, Growing Methods at Annual Field Day Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
More than 400 rice producers and industry insiders gathered for the first post-pandemic field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on June 30. Following a […]

Louisiana Rice: Early Season Challenges for 2021 May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Every year is unique when it comes to the challenges that we face in a rice growing season and 2021 is no exception. The first few weeks of March were […]

Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Louisiana Rice: Big Changes in Varieties On-Tap for 2021 Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
There are a handful of new rice varieties and rice hybrids that will be available in 2021 that will change the landscape of the rice grown in Louisiana. There are […]

Louisiana Rice: Dustin Harrell Named Resident Coordinator of Rice Research Station Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
Dustin Harrell will become the next resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on Feb. 1, replacing Don Groth, who is retiring at the end of January. […]

Does Rice Blown Out By Hurricanes Count As Baiting? Better Read The Fine Print Oct 22, 2020

🕔Oct 22, 2020
Hurricane Delta shattered a significant amount of rice grain from ratoon rice fields in southwest Louisiana and many first-crop rice fields in northeast Louisiana. Many growers may have questions on […]

Louisiana Rice: Wind, Rain Deal Blow to Harvested Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage. Farmer Paul Johnson, of Bell City, had a good rice crop harvested long before […]

Louisiana Farmers Prepare for Hurricane Laura Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas. A previous storm that hit the Cameron Parish coast […]

Louisiana Rice: Yields Still Good But Trending Lower Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Rice yields over the past week have dropped off a bit as compared to the excellent yields we have seen since harvest has begun. This decline in rice yields is […]

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