Acadiana Farmers & Officials Expecting Average Rice Harvest This Season (with video)

By Lester Duhe, KLFY-TV 10, Lafayette

CROWLEY – Because Acadiana had a lot of rain during the month of July, the LSU AgCenter says that rice yields could be just around average for this rice season. Farmers are in the middle of harvesting this year’s rice crop. The season typically starts during mid-February or March, depending on the weather, and ends in the middle of August.