Louisiana Rice: Start Scouting Fields for Diseases Jun 9, 2021

🕔Jun 9, 2021
With rice fields finally growing and fields at permanent flood, rice farmers need to be on the lookout for diseases. There are many critical areas in rice production and disease […]

Louisiana: Acadia/South Farm Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 16 May 18, 2021

🕔May 18, 2021
This year, the Acadia Parish LSU AgCenter will again be hosting the Acadia / LSU South Farm Rice Field Day.  The date of the field day will be June 16th and we […]

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: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

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: Ag Impacts from Laura Less Destructive Than Feared Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Although definitive results won’t be available for a few days, the effects on agriculture appear to be less destructive than most people feared before Hurricane Laura struck, but forests and […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Reaching Half-Way Mark Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Editor’s Note: Texas A&M reported on the Texas Rice Crop Survey website that 34% of its main crop has been harvested as of today. The harvest for the 2020 rice […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Deals Blow to Harvest Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019
Farmers probably would like to forget the 2019 rice crop, which has been plagued by low yields. Bad weather from the start of the growing season through harvest is being […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Barry Floodwaters Affecting Southwestern Crops Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […]

Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019
Heavy 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 […]

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