This is a late crop and certain pests are taking their time about coming to the table...at least for the moment.
The 2020 Louisiana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award winner is Phillip Tomlinson of East Carroll Parish. This is the top award presented annually to a Louisiana farmer […]
USA Rice Elects New Leadership Jul 10, 2020
New chairs for USA Rice, The Rice Foundation, the USA Rice Millers’ Association (RMA), and the USA Rice Merchants’ Association were elected by their respective Boards of Directors during annual […]
Louisiana Crawfish: Planting Rice for Forage Jul 10, 2020
If you are planning on planting rice for crawfish forage, the best time to plant is in late July or the first week of August. Last summer we did a […]
Rice Harvest Starts In South Louisiana – AgFax Jul 9, 2020
Heading has begun in a few more fields in Arkansas and Mississippi, and more heads should be coming out next week.
Persistent rain in parts of the Midsouth is complicating application timing and raising concerns about wash-offs.
Louisiana: Soybean Response to Flooding Jul 8, 2020
The recent rainstorms have brought heavy precipitation to some soybean fields in Louisiana. The core-block demonstration trial in Natchitoches parish has standing water that covers part of the plants, especially […]
Cícero Marcon Manenti has known he wanted to take on the family rice farm since he was ten years old. “When I was a kid, I was always out with […]
ALERT – Louisiana Horizon Ag Field Day Canceled Jul 6, 2020
Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the region, and out of an abundance of caution for farmer customers and retailers, Horizon Ag is canceling its 2020 Louisiana […]
This week, I visited a producer concerned of an insufficient amount of active nitrogen-fixing nodules. Soybean plants are able fix most of their nitrogen requirement through a symbiotic relationship with […]