The first edition of Louisiana Rice Field Notes for 2018 is now available. This edition covers the start of rice planting, weather, AV-1011 rebate, progress on headed rice bird repellent, herbicide plant back restrictions, Rice Varieties and Management Tips publication, and furrow-irrigated rice research. Older editions can be found on the LSU AgCenter’s Rice website here: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/topics/crops/rice/field_notes
This edition covers rice yields, weather, late season sheath blight, and information about the Louisiana Recovery Grant Program.
This edition covers current crop progress and issues, recommended fungicide rates and timings, shortage of Sercadis, and stink bug BMP’s.
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 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.