The Closing Market Report on the Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Radio Network featuring market commentary from Troy Lust of FC Stone.Read More
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By Megan Mahoney, USA Rice
SAN ANTONIO, TX -- Copious research. Tedious work. Contemporary thinking. It's a winning combination both for rice production and for the National Rice Month Scholarship Contest grand prize entry.Read More
By Raymond L. Daye, AvoyellesToday.com
When it comes to food, there’s grocery store “fresh” and then there’s from-the-farm fresh. The Avoyelles Parish School District is trying to cut the distance from the field to the lunch plate in its schools by using locally grown produce, Food Service Supervisor Jenny Welch said.
By Craig Gautreaux, LSU AgCenter
BATON ROUGE — The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture announced the winners of their annual faculty and staff awards during their annual conference ceremony held Dec. 12 at the LSU Student Union Theater.
Broiler-type chicks placed for meat production in Louisiana were 3.29 million during the week ending December 9, 2017. Placements were up 8 percent from the comparable week in 201 6 and up 22 percent from the previous week.
Carey Martin takes a look at the latest news in Louisiana agriculture, yesterday's grain market analysis and prices, and the latest livestock markets on The Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Radio Network.Read More
USDA released its latest crop production report Tuesday for Louisiana cotton and sugarcane production. Cotton production is expected to increase by 152,000 bales and sugar production is expected to increase 11 percent to 13.8 million net tons.
Speaking at the 2017 USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Antonio, LSU AgCenter Extension Service Rice Specialist Dr. Dustin Harrell said he doesn't believe there will be much of a change in rice acreage in 2018.Read More
Louisiana rice farmer Christian Richard of Kaplan was named Rice Farming magazine's Rice Farmer of the Year on Monday at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in San Antonio. Rice Farming Magazine published a great profile of Richard and his Louisiana farm.
ST. JAMES PARISH - It's harvest time in area sugar cane fields, but farmers hit a hurdle this past Friday in the form of snow. Huge combines are pulling up the crops and haulers are shipping them to market. But the cane's bent over after being hit with several inches of snow.