Louisiana Rice Planting on Schedule Thanks to Recent Dry Weather

By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter

CROWLEY — Recent stretches of dry weather have allowed Louisiana rice farmers to get in the field and plant their 2018 crop on schedule. “In the last two weeks, we’ve made tremendous progress,” said Don Groth, resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station in Crowley. “All in all, it’s starting out to be a good year.”

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