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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Harvest has nearly wrapped up in the coastal belt of Texas and southwest Louisiana. A shortage of storage capacity is still dragging out some harvest in Texas, and that’s especially the […]
In the Midsouth, harvest went on hold across a wide area after heavy rains developed late last week and into the weekend. Upwards of 12 inches fell in northeast Arkansas but […]
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 […]
Harvest has started across a wider part of the Midsouth, although rains in the upper Delta put things on hold.
Last week in Louisiana, we saw rain showers pop up almost every day. We also saw a few more powerful storms move through in some areas helping nudge some of […]
More yield reports are filtering in from southwest Louisiana. See comments by Dustin Harrell and connect to his yield survey in our Links section.
Rice yields continue to hold strong in most fields in southwest Louisiana. However, frequent rainfall events seem to occur almost every day this week hindering progress. Some of these showers […]