Louisiana Soybeans: Slow Planting Season Continues May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The 2021 soybean planting season in Louisiana continues to be slow. There have been areas of successful early planting, but the majority of the prospective soybean acres have been delayed […]

Louisiana Rice: Pest Concerns for Late-Planted Crops May 3, 2021

Rice Stem Borer. Photo: University of Arkansas
🕔May 3, 2021
The recommended planting dates for Louisiana rice are March 10–April 15 for southwest regions and April 1–May 5 in the north. In an ideal world, all rice would be planted […]

Louisiana Rice: Early Season Challenges for 2021 May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Every year is unique when it comes to the challenges that we face in a rice growing season and 2021 is no exception. The first few weeks of March were […]

Louisiana: Equipment Donation Aids LSU AgCenter Research Apr 30, 2021

🕔Apr 30, 2021
A piece of equipment recently donated to the LSU AgCenter will help advance crop research efforts, including projects on row rice, which has steadily gained interest among northeast Louisiana farmers […]

Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Louisiana Soybeans: The Economics of Replanting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The economic impact on direct farm-level production costs from replanting soybeans can result in an increase in the number of bushels that will be required to offset the incurred production […]

Louisiana: Ryegrass Control – We Are Not Faring Well Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The major issue I have discussed with Louisiana crop producers, LSU AgCenter parish agents, agricultural consultants, and agricultural industry this year is glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass. It is not a new […]

Louisiana Soybeans: 2021 Planting Beginning About a Week Behind Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
The soybean planting season in Louisiana has had a slow start in 2021 due to weather conditions. The USDA-NASS report on March 28 indicated there were no soybean acres planted, where […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment Decisions Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. […]

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