Rice

November 17, 2018 - 12:20 am
James Moran, Editor of Tiger Rag It’ll be Senior Night at Tiger Stadium when LSU takes on Rice this Saturday, but with the Tigers installed as a 44-point favorite against a 1-10 team, the attention could shift to the underclassmen if the game goes as the oddsmakers predict. LSU coach Ed Orgeron has...
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August 21, 2018 - 9:35 am
(WWL.com) The Iraqi government has agreed to purchase 15,000 tons of American rice in a deal that should relieve some pressure on Louisiana rice growers who are feeling the burn from an escalating trade war with China, and other nations. The Bayou State is one of the top US rice producers at about...
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July 21, 2017 - 1:39 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Louisiana congressman says the announcement of an agreement allowing rice exports to China is welcome news. Rice is a major crop in the Acadiana region represented by Clay Higgins. The first-term Republican congressman says the expanding market will be good for a crop that...
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Don Ames
June 12, 2017 - 7:09 am
Louisiana's most popular grain is in a food fight with a vegetable The fight over the US government's definitions for certain foods has flared up again. And, a staple of the Louisiana diet is at the center of the latest dispute. The rice industry is not happy with the emergence of 'cauliflower rice...
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Kristian Garic
May 29, 2017 - 11:50 am
After winning the SEC tournament and a share of the SEC regular season championship, the LSU Tigers have secured a Top 4 National Seed. LSU has won 11 straight games and 10 of 11 in the SEC, and are the hottest team in the country seemingly peaking at the perfect point in the season. In late April...
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