2020 Louisiana Rice Field Notes #9

Louisiana Rice Notes. Yield Report #6. August 21, 2020. Dr. Dustin Harrell. No. 2020-09.

Rice Harvest in Full Swing Before Hurricanes Arrive

Growers are harvesting the remaining first crop rice fields as quickly as possible this week before the potential arrival of two hurricanes. Currently the storms are classified as Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Depression Fourteen. However, both are expected to make landfall on Tuesday. While the exact landfall of the two storms are not certain, both have the potential to hit rice production areas in Louisiana and Texas. There is also a possibility that the two storms could interact with each other moving the tracks and even combine into one storm. Figure 1 in the PDF shows the current track of the two storms.

LSU AgCenter Survey

The LSU AgCenter would like to begin gathering agriculture information from producers and consultants using very short 1 question surveys. The purpose of the surveys are to gather information so that the AgCenter can better address the needs of the Louisiana Ag industry. To access today’s survey question, simply open up the camera on your cell phone and scan the QR code. This will bring you to a website where you can answer the survey question. Thank you in advance for participating. Please note that the QR code does not track any identifying information from the participant.

See PDF for QR code and Table 1. Reported Louisiana rice yields August 15 - 21, 2020.

Join the Louisiana Rice Text Group List

If you would like to join the Louisiana Rice Text Group, simply text @larice to 81010. To unsubscribe to the group, simply text back “unsubscribe@larice” to the group.

If you would like to get the text messages by email, send an email to larice@mail.remind.com. If you would like to unsubscribe to the email messages, simply email larice@mail.remind.com with “unsubscribe” in the subject line.

Additional Information

Louisiana Rice Notes is published periodically to provide timely information and recommendations for rice production in Louisiana. If you would like to be added to this email list, please send your request to dharrell@agcenter.lsu.edu.

This information will also be posted to the LSU AgCenter website where additional rice information can be found. Please visit www.LSUAgCenter.com.

Contact Information

Name Specialization Phone Number
Dustin Harrell Rice Specialist & Research Coordinator (337) 250-3553
Don Groth Resident Coordinator & Rice Pathologist (337) 296-6853
Eric Webster Rice Weeds & Asst. SW Regional Director (225) 281-9449
Adam Famoso Rice Breeder (337) 247-8783
Mike Stout Dept. of Entomology Head & Rice Entomologist (225) 892-2972
Blake Wilson Rice & Sugarcane Extension Entomologist (225) 578-1823
Michael Deliberto Rice Economist (225) 578-7267
Keith Fontenot Rice Verification Program (337) 290-0510
Jim Oard Hybrid Rice Breeder (225) 281-9447

8/21/2020 7:43:04 PM
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