Rice harvest starts in south Louisiana

Tobie Blanchard, Saichuk, John K., Courville, Barrett A.  |  8/21/2013 2:28:12 AM

Rice Harvest

Storms that blew through Acadiana last week kept farmers out of their rice fields. Workers at Randy Thibodeaux’s family farm were using the break from harvest to move rice out of bins for shipping. Thibodeaux and his brothers farm 4,300 acres of rice. After such a cold spring, he wasn’t sure what kind of crop he would have.
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