Aug 2, 2014 1:29 PM by AP
CROWLEY, La. (AP) - LSU AgCenter agronomist Dustin Harrell has been appointed Louisiana rice extension specialist.
Harrell will start work in January after current specialist Johnny Saichuk retires.
LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station director Steve Linscombe says Harrell will maintain a research program at the station and take on additional responsibility for the extension service's rice industry education program in Louisiana.