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2016 Louisiana Rice Variety by Parish Survey results are now available

2016 Louisiana Rice Variety by Parish Survey results are now available published on No Comments on 2016 Louisiana Rice Variety by Parish Survey results are now available

LSU AgCenter Extension Agents in rice producing parishes conduct a survey every year to determine the rice varieties which are grown in their respective parishes.  The data is then broken down further into rice classes including long grain, medium grain, special purpose, hybrid, and Clearfield rice acres.  In addition, information about planting methods, reduced tillage acres, and ratoon rice production is included in the survey.  Graphical parish maps and pie graphs are also provided.  This information can be found on the LSU AgCenter’s website by clicking the following links: Tabular Data & Parish Maps or a complete summary by clicking the image below.

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Economic Impact of Excessive Rain to Louisiana Agriculture Exceeds 276 Million Dollars

Economic Impact of Excessive Rain to Louisiana Agriculture Exceeds 276 Million Dollars published on No Comments on Economic Impact of Excessive Rain to Louisiana Agriculture Exceeds 276 Million Dollars

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Louisiana Rice Notes #9 – 2nd Flood Edition

Louisiana Rice Notes #9 – 2nd Flood Edition published on No Comments on Louisiana Rice Notes #9 – 2nd Flood Edition

The 9th installment of Louisiana Rice Field Notes is now available. This is the second flood edition this week.  This edition covers recommendations on how to proceed with harvest with all of the flood damaged rice, a very important proposed changed to the crop insurance “practical to replant” definition and the final planting dates (FPD) for rice, corn, sorghum, cotton and soybeans, and an important flood recovery meeting in Crowley tomorrow.

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Louisiana Rice Field Notes – 2016 Flood Edition

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The 8th installment of Louisiana Rice Field Notes is now available.  This edition covers potential damage to rice caused by the flood, an estimate of the economic impact of the flood to the unharvested rice crop, effects on the ratoon rice crop, comments and pictures from rice producers and consultants.

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H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Newsletter now avaliable

H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Newsletter now avaliable published on No Comments on H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Newsletter now avaliable

This issue contains information on the South American rice miner, the new Provisia rice system, grain spotting and pecky rice, Field Day highlights, north east Louisiana research in 2016, and rice sustainability.Click to open click to open

June 16 edition of Louisiana Rice Notes

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The June 16 installment of the Louisiana Rice Notes newsletter covers the current weather influence on disease pressure, sheath blight management, SARM, grasshopper, stink bug management, and the use of gibberellic acid for the ratoon crop.

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Louisiana Rice Field Notes #3

Louisiana Rice Field Notes #3 published on No Comments on Louisiana Rice Field Notes #3

The third edition of the Louisiana Rice Notes newsletter is now available.  This edition covers planting progress, cold damage to rice seedlings, selecting the correct sulfur and zinc fertilizer for rice, Louisiana rice seeding methods poll results, and a little crawfish trivia.  Just click the link below.

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