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 Harvest Looking Good

🕔Aug 21, 2018The 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: Planting on Schedule Thanks to Recent Dry Weather

🕔Apr 6, 2018Recent stretches of dry weather have allowed Louisiana rice farmers to get in the field and plant their 2018 crop on schedule. “In the last two weeks, we’ve made tremendous […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Underway as Fields Dry

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Certain areas of the parish were starting […]

Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

🕔Aug 24, 2017The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather, but an approaching tropical storm could complicate getting the remaining crop […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Persists; Rice Harvest Should Begin Soon

🕔Jul 10, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Henry Harrison, Washington Parish “Heavy afternoon down pours continued to prevent fieldwork […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Crops in Mostly Good Conditions, Weather Still an Issue

🕔Jul 5, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 2, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol-Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Producers are beginning to see some wind damage to […]

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