Louisiana: Deja Vu as Hurricane Delta Hits Rice Country Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Let me begin by stating that those of us in southwest Louisiana, particularly in the rice industry, have decided we want to officially cancel our subscription to the Hurricane of […]

Louisiana Rice: Post Laura Damage Assessment and Clean-Up Continues Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The effects on the rice industry following Hurricane Laura continue to be felt across the mid-South, and particularly in southwest Louisiana where some harvesting has resumed, and yields there are […]

Rice: One Week Later, Laura’s Damage Report Still Unfolding Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
It’s been a week since Hurricane Laura made landfall in the rice country of southwest Louisiana, carving a path of destruction with winds and rain that then moved on through […]

Rice: Hurricane Laura Hits Hard, Damage Reports Vary Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Since September 2005, Hurricane Rita has been southwest Louisiana’s reference for measuring the severity of weather events.  Yesterday, thanks to Hurricane Laura, this area received a new reference point and […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Gains Momentum Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Louisiana’s rice harvest is gaining momentum following rains that swept across the southern part of the state as a result of Hurricane Hanna’s pass through the Gulf Coast region last […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Featured at Virtual Field Day Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
Presentations for the virtual northeast Louisiana row rice field day were released July 27, providing farmers with the latest information from LSU AgCenter researchers. The complete event is available online […]

Gulf Coast Rice: Cristobal Causes a Scare But Leaves No Scars Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
The past few days had growers in the Gulf Coast region watching the weather and wondering what conditions Tropical Storm Cristobal would bring as forecast models had the storm tracking […]

Rice: Chinese Buyers Tour LSU AgCenter Facility Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
A group of seven Chinese rice buyers visited the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Dec. 12 as part of their tour through U.S. rice-growing areas. During the […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
Rice harvest in Louisiana has been going on for a few weeks now, with some growers having just gotten started, and some just wrapping up. All in all, this was […]

Louisiana Rice: Growers Learn Advantages of Furrow Irrigation Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
An LSU AgCenter research project at the Mer Rouge farm of Jason Waller was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day on July 18. The practice of […]

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