Louisiana: Soil Health and Cover Crops – Workshop Takeaway

🕔Feb 20, 2018Current soil health initiatives involve more intensive management and reflect more environmentally suitable systems than those in the 1990s, LSU AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard told producers attending recent […]

Louisiana: Soil Fertility Featured at Consultants Meeting

🕔Feb 20, 2018A number of LSU AgCenter experts spoke at the annual Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference Feb. 14 to 16 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville. Pre-conference sessions were […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates

🕔Feb 12, 2018Rayville rice producer and Vice President of the NELA Rice Growers Association Scott Franklin kicked off the Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum in Rayville, Louisiana, last week by thanking the crowd […]

Louisiana: Sugar Professionals Discuss New Techniques, Strategies

🕔Feb 12, 2018On the heels of a highly successful sugarcane harvest, LSU AgCenter experts provided their insight at the annual Feburary meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar […]

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

🕔Feb 8, 2018With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at […]

Louisiana Farm Bureau Hosts 3 Grain Bin Safety Workshops, Feb. 26-28

🕔Feb 8, 2018Farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rice growers in Southwest Louisiana received a stark reminder of that […]

Louisiana: Researchers Evaluate Cover Crop Benefits

🕔Feb 6, 2018In a field just north of the Rapides-Avoyelles parish line, a 45-acre plot that once grew sugarcane is now covered in Austrian winter peas, vetch and tillage radishes. These three […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Weed Control Guide Excludes Dicamba Tech

🕔Feb 5, 2018LSU AgCenter weed scientists will not include new herbicide technologies in the AgCenter’s 2018 weed control guide. Cotton and soybean varieties tolerant to the herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D became available […]

Louisiana: Soil Health, Cover Crops Discussed at Conferences

🕔Feb 2, 2018Agriculture experts from five states joined farmers and others in the industry to address soil heath and cover crops at two recent conferences. The first conference was Jan. 23 in […]

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