Released in late July, the latest LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station newsletter covers a variety of topics. Among other things, the newsletter contains photos from the station’s successful mid-summer field day joined by updates on how crosses and hybrids are researched, sustainability in Louisiana rice production, and pest/disease reports.

For more, see the newsletter.

For more on the field day, see LSU Rice Research Station attendees get update on new rice varieties; LSU AgCenter Rice Experiment Station continues tradition of supporting farmers; 2011 weather perplexing to Louisiana farmers and to rice crop, specialist says; Weather reduces Louisiana soybean acreage, prospects; Disease pressure building into Louisiana rice fields; and Cuba still missing from U.S. rice export market.