Louisiana: Rice Leadership Group Tours AgCenter Rice Station

🕔Mar 23, 2018The Rice Leadership Development Program toured the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station and visited a crawfish farming operation on March 22. The group was treated to crawfish […]

Rice: 2018/20 Leadership Class Members Announced

🕔Dec 14, 2017Members of the 2018/20 Rice Leadership Development Program class were announced Monday during the annual Rice Awards Luncheon at the 2017 USA Rice Outlook Conference. The class is comprised of […]

Rice: 6th Generation Louisiana Grower Named Rice Farmer of the Year

🕔Dec 14, 2017Christian Richard, a sixth-generation farmer from Vermilion Parish, was honored Dec. 11 as the 2017 Rice Farmer of the Year at the USA Rice Outlook Conference. In addition, former LSU […]

LSU’s Linscombe is New Director of The Rice Foundation

🕔Oct 11, 2017Dr. Steve Linscombe recently retired from the Louisiana State University Rice Research Center after 35 years of service but he’s certainly not retiring from the U.S. rice industry because, as […]

Louisiana Rice: Hurricane Threatens Balance of State’s Harvest

🕔Aug 24, 2017The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather, but an approaching tropical storm could complicate getting the remaining crop […]

Rice: Columbian Farmers Visit Louisiana and Arkansas

🕔Aug 11, 2017More than two dozen Colombian farmers from Fedearroz, the Federation of Colombian Rice Farmers, traveled to Louisiana and Arkansas this week to learn about U.S. rice production.   The group […]

Louisiana Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Yields Look Fair-to-Good

🕔Jul 14, 2017The rice harvest in south Louisiana has gotten off to a wet start that is preventing farmers from getting into their fields, LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell said on July […]

Louisiana: New Rice Lines Featured at AgCenter Field Day

🕔Jun 30, 2017More than 400 people attended the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 28 to hear about the latest work being done to help rice […]

Louisiana Rice: 2017 Acres Down 8%; Rice Water Weevils, Mexican Corn Borer Expected

🕔May 29, 2017This year’s Louisiana rice planting, estimated at 400,000 acres, is 8% less than last year, according to LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell.  AgCenter estimates for the 2016 crop were […]

Louisiana: LSU Rice Clinics Scheduled Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 in 6 Locations

🕔Dec 20, 2016The LSU AgCenter will conduct a series of rice clinics in January and February throughout the rice-growing areas of Louisiana to help farmers get ready for the upcoming crop year. […]

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