Louisiana: AgCenter Seminar Focuses on Improving Crop Production Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
An LSU AgCenter scientist is researching ways to increase food production by manipulating the processes of photosynthesis and photorespiration. Plant physiologist Paul South discussed his research at a seminar held […]

Louisiana: Fromme Named Cotton Extension Specialist of the Year Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Cotton specialists from across the country have named Dan Fromme the Cotton Extension Specialist of the Year. Fromme, who holds the Tom and Martha Burch and Delta and Pine Land […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Crops, Cattle Forum, Alexandria, Feb. 18 Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
The LSU AgCenter will host a Central Region crops and cattle forum Feb. 18 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria. “The program aims to showcase the diversity of agriculture […]

Louisiana Rice: AgCenter Experts Offer Farmers Tips on Upcoming Season Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Rice farmers preparing for the 2020 crop heard recently from LSU AgCenter experts about what they should be considering before they get into the fields. The meetings were held in […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Prior Harvest Affected 2019 Crop Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Kenneth Gravois, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said the muddy 2018 harvest affected the recent sugarcane crop with reduced cane tonnage. “It was a light crop,” Gravois said. “Anytime you have […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates Recognized Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Six people who completed environmental stewardship training through the Louisiana Master Farmer Program were recognized Jan. 9 during the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts annual meeting in Baton Rouge. They […]

Louisiana: Cotton, Soybean Insect Review, Tips For 2020 – Podcast Dec 27, 2019

🕔Dec 27, 2019
In this installment of the Louisiana Delta Crop Podcast, Sebe Brown, Extension Field Crops Entomologist, discusses pest trends in the 2019 season and what to expect and possibly change in […]

Rice: Exploring Wild Strains For New Traits Dec 23, 2019

🕔Dec 23, 2019
The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station is collaborating with a Cornell University-based project aimed at studying the ancestors of what became the modern rice plant. Researchers hope […]

Rice: Chinese Buyers Tour LSU AgCenter Facility Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
A group of seven Chinese rice buyers visited the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station Dec. 12 as part of their tour through U.S. rice-growing areas. During the […]

Louisiana Hemp: Farmers Hear About Production Challenges Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Industrial hemp is gaining interest as farmers explore the potential for increased profits from growing hemp varieties used for fiber, seed and cannabidiol, or CBD, oil. “This crop will have […]

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