Rice Planting Starts In Louisiana, Texas

Story by Michael Fruge, Horizon Ag, via AgFax.com

Planting season is officially here as some drills started rolling on Friday, February 26. Yes, you read that correct. We have rice planted in February. I know several years ago there was some rice planted in south Texas in February, but I have never seen it happen in south Louisiana. With the warm winter we have had, I am not at all surprised to see this. The majority of the farmers that are planting are south of highway 190, whereas most of the ground north of 190 is still a little wet.

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