AgFax Rice: Rain Delays Stir Talk Of Prevented Planting

🕔Apr 17, 2019More rain was in the forecast in the Midsouth this week. If the forecast plays true, more planting delays are in the cards. How much that affects final acreage remains […]

Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting

🕔Apr 9, 2019Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks […]

Louisiana Rice: Great Start But Rains Add Challenges

🕔Apr 5, 2019Past date-of-planting trials at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station indicates that the optimum planting window to maximize rice yields in Southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and ends April […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rice – Midsouth Harvest Gains Momentum, Yields Look Good

🕔Aug 31, 2018Harvest 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 […]

Rice Harvest In Midsouth Stalls, Coastal Cutting Nearly Done – AgFax Rice

🕔Aug 24, 2018In 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 […]

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