Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Storm Damage, Rain Delays

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Severe weather which included hail, radar indicated […]

Louisiana Timber Owners Have Run into Market Problems

🕔Apr 10, 2019Louisiana landowners are grappling with an overall downtown in the timber market — the effects of which have been compounded locally by the recent partial closure of the Georgia-Pacific paper […]

Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting

🕔Apr 9, 2019Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Needed Rains Plus a Little Extra

🕔Apr 8, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 7, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “There were two major rain events in […]

Louisiana Rice: Great Start But Rains Add Challenges

🕔Apr 5, 2019Past date-of-planting trials at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station indicates that the optimum planting window to maximize rice yields in Southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and ends April […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Planting Begins, Rice at Full Speed

🕔Apr 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 31, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Weather has been beneficial to spring planting. […]

Louisiana: 2 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes who suffered losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that […]

Louisiana: Timber Market Challenged by Lack of Mills; Demand for Smaller Soft Woods

🕔Mar 26, 2019Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum held March 12 at the LSU Shreveport University Center. “It’s not what […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Takes Off with Drier Conditions

🕔Mar 25, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 24, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Drier conditions allowed for field preparation and […]

LSU AgCenter to Start Full-Scale Medical Cannabis Production

🕔Mar 22, 2019The LSU AgCenter received confirmation from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry that GB Sciences Louisiana is deemed suitable for full-scale operations. GB Sciences Louisiana can now commence full […]

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