Specialist Predicts Lean Year For Rice Farmers

John K. Saichuk, Blanchard, Tobie M.  |  5/13/2006 2:15:45 AM

(Radio News 04/17/06) As much as 30 percent of Louisiana's usual rice-growing acreage may not be planted this year because of salt in the soil and water. LSU AgCenter rice specialist Dr. Johnny Saichuk says farmers that can plant their crops will still have a difficult year financially. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
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