Arkansas Rice: Weed Control in Water-Seeded Fields

🕔May 10, 2019Heavy and relentless rainfall this spring has led to interest in water-seeding rice. This method can be an effective seeding strategy; however, weed control becomes a bit more challenging, especially […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mississippi Rice: Provisia – Learning Lessons from Louisiana – Podcast

🕔Oct 23, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center interview Dr. Eric Webster, LSU AgCenter Extension […]

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 […]

NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates

🕔Feb 12, 2018Rayville rice producer and Vice President of the NELA Rice Growers Association Scott Franklin kicked off the Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum in Rayville, Louisiana, last week by thanking the crowd […]

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

🕔Feb 8, 2018With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at […]

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

🕔Jan 11, 2018The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

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