Louisiana Soybeans: The Economics of Replanting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The economic impact on direct farm-level production costs from replanting soybeans can result in an increase in the number of bushels that will be required to offset the incurred production […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Economics of Replanting Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Although there have been dry conditions in the south and wet conditions in the north, the 2020 planting season in Louisiana is off to a good start. The USDA National […]

Rice Market: More Bullish Than Bearish Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
In the domestic market, damage from Hurricane Laura is still being assessed. It is widely accepted that damage has occurred to the 2020 rice crop in most production areas. However, […]

Rice: Do Increased Futures Mean Increased Profitability? Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, international rice prices peaked amid domestic supply concerns and the institution of export restrictions by many foreign suppliers.  As countries implemented measures aimed at mitigating the […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Off to Good Start, Prices Up May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Rice prices have rebounded, and the Louisiana 2020 crop is off to a good start. LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said there are several reasons why the economic outlook for […]

Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]

Louisiana: Farmers Begin Planting Amid Uncertain Prices Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Planting is underway or about to start for most crops, and farmers are watching the markets closely as the world economy reels from the fallout created by the novel coronavirus. […]

Grain Marketing: What To Make Of New Soy-To-Corn Price Ratios? Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
In determining a farm’s crop mix, there are a wide range of factors to be considered. Such factors include acreage availability, rotational strategy and spring weather conditions that could potentially […]

Louisiana Hemp: Farmers Hear About Production Challenges Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Industrial hemp is gaining interest as farmers explore the potential for increased profits from growing hemp varieties used for fiber, seed and cannabidiol, or CBD, oil. “This crop will have […]

Louisiana Rice: Economist Sees Favorable Price Outlook Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
An LSU AgCenter economist had good news for rice farmers at the Vermilion Parish rice field day on June 11. “Optimism is high that with recaptured market share in core […]

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