Rice Growers Face Problems Following Storms

Gary A. Breitenbeck, Blanchard, Tobie M.  |  12/16/2005 8:38:40 PM

(Radio News 12/12/05) The salt water that washed over coastal areas in Southwestern Louisiana during Hurricane Rita could greatly affect next year’s rice crop. LSU AgCenter agronomist Dr. Gary Breitenbeck says the high salinity levels in rice fields could lead to decreased yields.
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