Tag Archives: storm losses

Hail damages a portion of Southwest Louisiana’s rice crop

Blake Buller, Dustin Harrell

• By Bruce Schultz • Rice plants are recovering from a hailstorm last week, but yield losses are expected in some fields. The storm hit on the night of May 26. The National Weather Service indicated hail up to 2 inches in diameter fell on a 200-square-mile area of southwest Louisiana, mostly north of Welsh and Jennings. Hail also was ... Read More »