Louisiana Soybean Farmers Harvesting Good Crop

🕔Sep 21, 2018With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “About 60 percent of the […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane School Cranks Up

🕔Sep 21, 2018Young farmers and those new to the sugarcane industry recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the industry operates. Mike Salassi, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Rains Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Following the previous week of isolated showers […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Almost Time to Flood Ponds

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season, said Mark Shirley, aquaculture specialist with the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant. But he recommends that […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 11, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 9, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Recent rains slowed any progress with planting […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Where Nickel (The Nutrient) Fits Into Fertility

🕔Sep 7, 2018In late the 20th century scientists determined that nickel (Ni) was an essential component of urease, an enzyme necessary for the breakdown of urea in plant cells. Urease is the only […]

Louisiana: Soybean Nutrient Profile – Zinc

🕔Aug 31, 2018This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean. 

Louisiana Soybeans: Acephate Receives Special Local Needs Renewal

🕔Aug 28, 2018Louisiana has received a renewal of the 24(c) special local needs label that increases the seasonal use rate of Acephate from 1.5 lbs Ai/Acre to 2.0 lbs Ai/Acre in soybeans. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Makes Good Progress

🕔Aug 28, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 26, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Stuart Gauthier, Saint Martin Parish “Scattered showers continued to interrupt field progress. […]

Louisiana: Soybean Nutrient Profile – Molybdenum

🕔Aug 27, 2018This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean. 

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