Decisions on variety selection are some of the earliest and most critical you will make. This will help you decide what's best for your growing conditions.
Complete pdf of the Chemical Weed Management Guide.
Information on Billbugs in Row Rice.
Things that promote resistance along with examples of herbicides having same mode of action and weeds that are resistant to them.
Rice Chemical Weed Control.
Weed Control Guide - information on recrop intervals.
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed eight new members to the 15-member Louisiana Rice Research Board.
The 2019 Rice Varieties and Management Tips is available through the LSU AgCenter’s rice webpage at www.lsuagcenter.com/topics/crops/rice.
The 2017 Louisiana rice season was affected by tropical weather events and frequent rain, but overall, the year allowed for an average crop.
2018 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips
2017 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips for them.
Making crosses is the backbone of the breeding program today.
This publication includes keys to identification of water paspalum, brook paspalum, knotgrass and perennial barnyardgrass. (PDF Format Only)
2015 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips for them. Decisions about rice varieties are some of the most critical you will make, and those deicisions have to be made early each year. The information in this publication will help you decide which rice varieties are best suited to your particular growing conditions. (PDF Format Only)
This study was designed to examine the biological and economic efficacy of relaying crawfish into a growing rice crop in an intercropping manner. (PDF format only)
2016 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips for them. Decisions about rice varieties are some of the most critical you will make, and those decisions have to be made early each year. The information in this publication will help you decide which rice varieties are best suited to your particular growing conditions. (PDF Format and printed)
Rice is one of the world’s most important cereal crops. Rice and wheat together make up the majority of the world’s source of calories. They feed the world. Information on general agronomic guidelines, varieties, soils, plant nutrition, fertilization, rice drying, economics and weed, disease and pest management. (Individual chapter pdfs are located at the bottom of the page.)
This publication describes the major rice diseases in Louisiana and the southern United States rice-growing region. Detailed color images of bacterial panicle blight, blast, grain smuts, narrow brown leaf spot, shealth blight, sheath rot, stem rot, water mold and stem rot are included. (PDF format only)
This guide includes helpful information on identifying weeds in Louisiana rice. The publication contains a schematic guide to help with proper identification of weeds based on specific characteristics of each plant. It also contains photos of each weed listed in the schematic as well as examples showing key characteristics.
A description of how biomass is being used for energy in Louisiana with an emphasis on the potential for expansion in the industry. (PDF format only)