Louisiana Rice: Furrow Irrigation Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 23, 2018Farmers heard about the benefits and challenges of growing furrow-irrigated rice at an LSU AgCenter row rice field day on July 18. The event was held at the Elliot Colvin […]

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: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

🕔Sep 1, 2017Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes were getting their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 just after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over western Calcasieu Parish. “I was […]

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 […]

Rice – Rain Further Delays Planting, Flooding In Multiple States – AgFax

🕔Apr 28, 2016A small amount of acreage in southwest Louisiana already is at green ring but has not gone to flood yet. Plenty of rice in coastal Texas is ready for the […]

Rice Harvest Picking Up Steam In Midsouth – AgFax

🕔Aug 20, 2015Harvest is picking up steam in Mississippi and Arkansas. Rain since the weekend has put some cutting on hold. More rice is being drained in the upper Delta.  

Southern Grains – Plenty Of Catching Up – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2015A wide part of the Southeast has gotten rain in the last 2 weeks. The Delta states caught a prolonged period of dry, warmer weather, allowing farmers to finish planting, deal […]

Rice – Heading Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2015Rice has started heading in south Louisiana in a few early-planted fields. With drier weather, more rice is finally going to flood in the Midsouth. A small amount of rice […]

Cotton In Midsouth – Insects Filtering Into The Picture – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2015Plant bug treatments have started in a few more areas in squaring cotton. No big numbers were reported, although it’s still early. Thrips vary but in places they are heavy […]

Rice – It’s Getting Awfully Late To Plant Or Replant – AgFax

🕔May 15, 2015Replanting decisions are being weighed in parts of Texas and the upper Delta. Whether to replant in both regions has been further complicated by recent rains. In addition, more rain […]

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