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Louisiana Rice Notes #8

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This edition covers the current rice market outlook, crop progress, a potential tropical depression, mid-season fertilization, GA use for ratoon crop, and drain timing.

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Louisiana Rice Notes #7

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This edition covers current crop issues including the rise in sheath blight in south Louisiana, effect of midday rain on flowering rice, leaf miners, the black rice bug.

Louisiana Rice Notes #6

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This edition covers current crop progress and issues, recommended fungicide rates and timings, shortage of Sercadis, and stink bug BMP’s.

Louisiana Rice Field Notes #5

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This edition covers current crop progress and issues, effect of time of flooding on rice at PD, how to identify Cercospora, and proper fungicide timing.

Louisiana Rice Notes – May 4th

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This edition covers the current weather concerns, hail damage on rice, rice survival under submerged conditions, stretched rice management, estimating lost N from draining submerged rice, and the retirement of Dr. Levy the state soybean extension specialist.

Louisiana Rice Notes – March 30, 2017

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This is the third installment of the Louisiana Rice Notes newsletter for  2017.  This edition covers planting progress and the quick start to the rice season in southwest Louisiana, accumulated DD50 heat units so far, rice seedling development, the importance of Clearfield Stewardship Guidelines, starter N fertilizer guidelines, and planning your 2017 disease management program. This edition can also be found on the LSU AgCenter’r rice website (click here to view).

Louisiana Rice Notes – March 22, 2017

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This slightly longer than normal edition covers planting progress, current weather and soil temperatures, a shift in blackbird pressure this year, effect of treating only half of your seed with AV-1011, economic evaluation of using AV-1011 versus replanting, a change to the FirstShot label, a survey and solicitation for information about pyrethroid use in rice, a welcome to Dr. Blake Wilson who was hired as the AgCenter’s new extension rice and sugarcane entomologist, and how to choose the right insecticidal seed treatment in rice for your individual situation.

Louisiana Rice Notes – Feb 23, 2017

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This edition covers the low germination issue, how to adjust seeding rates due to the low germination issue, AV-1011, Kaput feral hog bait, burndown plant back restrictions and other useful information.

 

 

The LSU AgCenter Projected 2017 Rice Farm Cash Flow Model is now available.

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The Projected 2017 Rice Farm Cash Flow Model (Click Here) and Instructions (Click Here) are now available.

The Projected Rice Farm Cash Flow Model was developed to assist producers in planning for the 2017 crop year.  The model is an Excel spreadsheet which allows rice producers to enter projected acreage, yield, market price and production cost data for 2017 to estimate net returns above variable production costs and to easily evaluate the impact of changing percent of base planted on net returns.

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