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The Mexican rice borer continues to move into rice producing parishes of Louisiana. In response to a recent increase in trap catches this season, and the presence of larvae in a rice field in Calcasieu Parish, LSU AgCenter scientists met at the rice station to develop a plan of action. We discussed many management strategies. These strategies are detailed in an article for Louisiana Farm and Ranch and are also posted at http://www.lsuagcenter.com. J. M. Beuzelin, M. O. Way, T. E. Reagan, M. J. Stout, N. A. Hummel, and J. K. Saichuk: Early Management Considerations for Mexican Rice Borer in Louisiana Rice: Click here to read the article.

On another note, we wrote a couple of articles for the latest edition of Louisiana Agriculture magazine on rice water weevil management and rice/crawfish crop rotations.  Click here to read the rice/crawfish article  and here for the rice water weevil management article.

I hope your season is wrapping up nicely.

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