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: Disease Showing Up – Time for Fungicides

🕔Jun 1, 2017Continual rainfall in the past few days has farmers worried about disease problems in their rice crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist said at rice field days held in Jefferson […]

Louisiana Rice: Flooding Crop Loss Estimated at $14Mln and Potential Ratoon Loss

🕔Aug 16, 2016More than 20 inches of rain have fallen in southwest Louisiana since last week, and with more on the way, the full scope of damage due to historic flooding in […]

Louisiana Rice Meetings Scheduled in January and February

🕔Dec 24, 2015The LSU AgCenter will conduct a series of meetings throughout the Louisiana rice-growing region for rice farmers to get the latest information to help with the 2016 crop. Information will include […]

Louisiana Rice: New Repellant to Control Blackbirds

🕔Dec 22, 2015A study conducted in 2015 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station could lead to the release of a product that would address […]

Louisiana Rice: Research Takes a Look at Arsenic Absorption

🕔Dec 22, 2015Aaron Smith, an LSU molecular biologist, is working to find out which genes determine how a rice plant absorbs arsenic from the soil. In recent years, attention has been focused […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Goes Well, But No Record Breaker

🕔Dec 22, 2015Louisiana rice farmers had excellent weather to get the 2015 crop out of the fields, but the harvest was a decline from the two exceptional harvests of the past two […]

Louisiana Rice: Excessive Rains Hinder Fertilization

🕔May 28, 2015Rainfall having an effect on mid-season N fertilization This year has really been an odd year. This is the first time that I can remember that the constant rainfall has […]

Louisiana Rice: Grey Clouds, Grey Questions, Grey Answers

🕔May 28, 2015Every year is unique but often they will be somewhat similar to a year in the recent past. However, I cannot recall a year like the one we are having […]

Louisiana Rice Planting Stalls – For How Long?

🕔Mar 10, 2015Rain, rain and more rain in the forecast this week. The Weather Channel forecast in Crowley on Monday, March 9, called for high rain chances over the next four days. […]

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