Louisiana Rice: Pest Concerns for Late-Planted Crops May 3, 2021

Rice Stem Borer. Photo: University of Arkansas
🕔May 3, 2021
The recommended planting dates for Louisiana rice are March 10–April 15 for southwest regions and April 1–May 5 in the north. In an ideal world, all rice would be planted […]

Louisiana Rice: Early Season Challenges for 2021 May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Every year is unique when it comes to the challenges that we face in a rice growing season and 2021 is no exception. The first few weeks of March were […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

Louisiana Rice: Which Insects Will Take Biggest Hit From 2018 Winter? Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018
Many people are looking for the silver lining from the recent cold spells. One potential upside is that hard freezes can often reduce insect pest populations the following spring.   Back-to-back […]

Louisiana Rice: Choosing the Right Insecticidal Seed Treatment Mar 22, 2017

🕔Mar 22, 2017
Early season insect pests represent a consistent threat in Louisiana which can hurt the rice crop right from the onset of the growing season. Fortunately, farmers have several insecticidal seed […]

Louisiana Rice: Will 2016 Be The Year Of The Bug? Jun 17, 2016

🕔Jun 17, 2016
What will 2016 be remembered for? If you ask me it might be known as the year of very high insect pressure. The South American rice miner (SARM) has been […]

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