Louisiana: Unwanted Pesticide Pick-Up Program Slated for December Nov 16, 2020

🕔Nov 16, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) has scheduled two more dates and locations to collect unwanted pesticides from agricultural producers across the state who need assistance disposing of […]

Louisiana: Rice Research Board Adds Funds to AgCenter Endowed Super Chair Nov 12, 2020

🕔Nov 12, 2020
The Louisiana Rice Research Board has provided an additional $500,000 earmarked for an endowed super chair in the LSU AgCenter, bringing the total to $3 million to help fund research. […]

Louisiana Rice: Dustin Harrell Named Resident Coordinator of Rice Research Station Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
Dustin Harrell will become the next resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on Feb. 1, replacing Don Groth, who is retiring at the end of January. […]

Louisiana: A 135-Year History Of Evaluating Sugarcane Varieties Nov 3, 2020

🕔Nov 3, 2020
In parishes across south Louisiana, fall signals the start of “grinding season” — the time when farmers harvest their sugarcane crop and carry it to one of 11 mills where […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Oxygen Management – Flood-Up Through Dec. Oct 30, 2020

🕔Oct 30, 2020
BOD stands for Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Scientists use this laboratory test to measure how fast oxygen is consumed in water. High demand occurs when large amounts of rice straw or […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Busy Tropical Season Causes Problems for Farmers Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
As Louisiana sweet potato farmers near the finish line in this year’s harvest, a clearer picture is emerging of how much damage was wrought by heavy rains that were dumped […]

Louisiana: 2020 Soybean Season Summary Oct 26, 2020

🕔Oct 26, 2020
The 2020 soybean season has been one for the history books. In March, the USDA estimated Louisiana producers would increase soybean acres by 10% from 2019, for a total of […]

Louisiana: Weed Management Programs in Winter Wheat Oct 26, 2020

🕔Oct 26, 2020
Weed management in wheat is not extremely complicated, but subtle changes in the weed spectrum can really cause significant issues. There are not many herbicides labeled for use in wheat […]

Does Rice Blown Out By Hurricanes Count As Baiting? Better Read The Fine Print Oct 22, 2020

🕔Oct 22, 2020
Hurricane Delta shattered a significant amount of rice grain from ratoon rice fields in southwest Louisiana and many first-crop rice fields in northeast Louisiana. Many growers may have questions on […]

Louisiana: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

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