Rice – Coastal harvest resumes, Midsouth edges towards combines cranking up. Nice yields expected.
Yields remain promising in Texas and southwest Louisiana. Hurricane Hannah delivered plenty of rain to the coastal rice belt and pushed over some rice, but the storm could have been worse.
Louisiana Rice: Harvest Gains Momentum Jul 29, 2020
Louisiana’s rice harvest is gaining momentum following rains that swept across the southern part of the state as a result of Hurricane Hanna’s pass through the Gulf Coast region last […]
Texas Rice: Hurricane Hanna Impacts on Ratoon Crop Jul 27, 2020
Hurricane Hanna made landfall Saturday evening on Padre Island south of Corpus Christi, Texas, as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 90 mph. Fortunately, this is southwest of […]
Louisiana Rice Yields Reported On July 23 Jul 23, 2020
Louisiana Rice Yields Reported July 17 – 23, 2020 Provided by Dustin Harrell, Louisiana Rice Extension Specialist, LSU Rice Research Station, Crowley. Parish Variety Acres Yield bbl/A bu/A lb/A Acadia […]
The 2020/21 rice crop continues to mature, and based on the latest USDA data, rice headed is significantly ahead of last year at this time, and on pace with the […]
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.
The “store and hold” strategy employed by many rice growers in 2018 has finally paid off, as rice prices rallied in 2019, hinging largely on record prevented planting acreage and […]
It has been an interesting rice growing season so far. It all started with an extremely wet fall and harvest, which in turn put us behind this spring with little […]
Yield conversations remain more positive than negative. Always a good sign the deeper we move into harvest. The weather continues to hold and it appears the latest disturbance in the […]