Louisiana: Rice Harvest Looking Good Aug 21, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018
The 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: Furrow Irrigation Featured at Field Day Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
Farmers 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, 2018

🕔Apr 6, 2018
Recent 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, 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017
Farmers 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, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017
The 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, 2016

🕔Apr 28, 2016
A 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, 2015

🕔Aug 20, 2015
Harvest 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, 2015

🕔Jun 12, 2015
A 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, 2015

🕔Jun 12, 2015
Rice 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, 2015

🕔Jun 12, 2015
Plant 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 […]

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