Louisiana rice - A cut above the rest.
Welcome to the official website of the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. The LRPB represents the interests of the Louisiana rice industry by working to improve opportunities in the marketplace for rice grown in the Bayou State, and to provide education about the benefits of rice to the area economy, and your health.
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Louisiana farmers grew rice on 391,071 acres in 2017, down from the 2016 acreage of 420,821.
In 2016, Louisiana's rice exports were valued at $696 million. Roughly half of the crop is sold abroad.
Louisiana's 2016 harvest totaled 2.8 billion pounds.
Weather-related losses cost farmers $69 million in 2016.