Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

    🕔Apr 8, 2022
    Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

    Louisiana: Rice Researchers Highlight Variety Development, Growing Methods at Annual Field Day Jul 7, 2021

    🕔Jul 7, 2021
    More than 400 rice producers and industry insiders gathered for the first post-pandemic field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on June 30. Following a […]

    Louisiana: Rice Research Board Adds Funds to AgCenter Endowed Super Chair Nov 12, 2020

    🕔Nov 12, 2020
    The Louisiana Rice Research Board has provided an additional $500,000 earmarked for an endowed super chair in the LSU AgCenter, bringing the total to $3 million to help fund research. […]

    Louisiana Farmers Prepare for Hurricane Laura Aug 25, 2020

    🕔Aug 25, 2020
    Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas. A previous storm that hit the Cameron Parish coast […]

    Louisiana Rice: Virtual Field Day, July 1 May 20, 2020

    🕔May 20, 2020
    The 2020 field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will be held online only because of the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic. The internet […]

    Louisiana: Hurricane Barry Floodwaters Affecting Southwestern Crops Jul 18, 2019

    🕔Jul 18, 2019
    Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […]

    Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26 Jun 18, 2019

    🕔Jun 18, 2019
    The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

    Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting Apr 9, 2019

    🕔Apr 9, 2019
    Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks […]

    Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair Jan 11, 2019

    🕔Jan 11, 2019
    The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

    Louisiana Farmers Voice Concerns About Infrastructure, Labor During State Listening Tour Nov 21, 2017

    🕔Nov 21, 2017
    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain wrapped up an agriculture and forestry listening tour at Richard and Neal Fontenot’s R&N Farms in the Evangeline Parish community […]


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