Farming http://redriverradio.org en Cenla rice growers organize an association http://redriverradio.org/post/cenla-rice-growers-organize-association <p>Rice&nbsp;farmers in&nbsp;the&nbsp;four-parish&nbsp;Central Louisiana region are creating an&nbsp;association that will give them direct representation on the state&#39;s rice board.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Members will meet Jan. 25 in Bunkie with&nbsp;the USA Rice Federation.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:03:26 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 5428 at http://redriverradio.org Cenla rice growers organize an association East Texas winemakers persevere in drought http://redriverradio.org/post/east-texas-winemakers-persevere-drought <p>The severe drought could mean more than sour grapes for&nbsp;growers in Rusk, Texas. Community correspondent Dan Maxwell talks with&nbsp;winemakers whose&nbsp;core costs&nbsp;are rising sharply.</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:41:50 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 4023 at http://redriverradio.org East Texas winemakers persevere in drought LSU Ag Center: Growing Christmas trees can be lucrative http://redriverradio.org/post/lsu-ag-center-growing-christmas-trees-can-be-lucrative <p>The&nbsp;LSU Ag Center says the&nbsp;Christmas tree&nbsp;growing business&nbsp;is nearly recession proof, and there still&nbsp;may&nbsp;be room for a&nbsp;few more growers.&nbsp;Louisiana currently&nbsp;has 52 growers.</p> Mon, 19 Dec 2011 14:55:50 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 3846 at http://redriverradio.org