Crops: Rice

In a This Week in Louisiana Agriculture feature, reporter Neil Melancon delves into the struggles faced by rice farmers, shedding light on the mental toll it takes—a sentiment echoed by many in rural areas across the country.
A new survey from the Whole Grains Council found an uptick in consumer interest and awareness this year as well as increased consumption of whole grains — especially among the Millennial generation.
As extreme heat bears down on a large portion of the country, crews from across Louisiana are battling intense wildfires in Beauregard Parish.
Katherine Tai will be in India this weekend to discuss the country’s controversial ban on white rice exports.
As the weather pattern moves to the Southern Hemisphere, producers there could see ripple effects, USDA Meteorologist Mark Brusberg says. A bumper crop in South America will ultimately impact U.S. farmers as well.