(06/30/23) The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station held its 114th annual field day June 28.
LSU AgCenter rice researchers are inviting producers and industry professionals to the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station for its annual field day to be hel
(1/30/2023) CROWLEY, La. – Now is a crucial time for rice growers to make critical pre-plantinng decisions for the success of their 2023 crop.
Click here to read about the latest developments in rice production research from the LSU AgCenter.
LSU AgCenter researchers & Louisiana rice industry professionals flock to Austin for 2022 USA Rice Outlook Conference
The challenges farmers already faced with record-high input costs were compounded by soggy yields and rutted fields as the 2022 rice harvest ended.
(07/18/2022) CROWLEY, La. — The H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station showcased the research and faculty during its 113th annual field day.
(06/27/22) The LSU AgCenter Rice Verification Program is in its 25th year of interpreting research data from the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station.
(6/25/2022) In 2022, the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Rice Breeding Program has advanced three rice varieties that will soon be commercially available.
(06/24/2022) CROWLEY, La. - Louisiana rice farmers have a few new faces to get to know among the faculty at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station.
(03/03/22) CROWLEY, La. — The LSU AgCenter has added plant pathologist Felipe Dalla Lana to its roster of researchers.
Video presentations by the LSU AgCenter for the winter rice meetings are now available to help farmers prepare for the 2021 crop.
(12/12/19) Rice farmers, researchers and industry representatives from rice-growing states, including Louisiana, met in Little Rock Dec. 8-10.
(Video 11/20/18) South Louisiana rice farmers are finishing up their ratoon or second harvest and yields have been good.
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. (Radio News 12/12/05)
Louisiana rice producers have approved five-year renewals of check-off fees on their crops to fund research and promotion.
The data provided is from the sites that were sampled in the Salt Water Intrusion Maps. Each site is numbered the same as it is on the maps that are provided.
The following maps consist of sites that were sampled, analyzed and then ranked, post Hurricane Rita.
Rice farmers whose fields have high salt levels from Hurricane Rita’s storm surge should avoid plowing their fields, according to experts with the LSU AgCenter.