Louisiana: LSU AgCenter Wheat and Oat Virtual Field Day Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
In response to the global pandemic, the LSU AgCenter annual wheat and oat field day traditionally held at the Macon Ridge Research Station will follow a virtual presentation format, replacing […]

Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Take a Hit from COVID-19 Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Spring in Louisiana is supposed to be a lively, bustling time. It’s planting season for rice farmers, Mardis Gras for tourists, and crawfish boils for the locals. But the COVID-19 […]

Louisiana Corn: Replanting – 3 Ways to Control a Failed Stand Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.

Louisiana: True Armyworms in Field Crops and Pastures Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.

Louisiana Cotton, Soybeans: Seed Treatments and Pesticide Regulations – Podcast Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
R.L., Dennis, and Kylie talk about current crop conditions and working remotely.  Kylie interviews Dr. Sebe Brown about seed treatments in cotton and soybeans.  Kim Brown talks about current pesticide […]

Louisiana Rice: First Reported Case Of Apple Snail Damage In Rice Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
An invasive species of snails has wiped out a 50-acre field of rice, the first time the pest has been known to do that in Louisiana. LSU AgCenter entomologist Blake […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Q&A for Growers Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
Note: During this Corvid 19 Virus situation, all LSU AgCenter offices are closed and Extension Agents are required to work from home (using phone and internet). We can still do […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business. “We’re struggling. It’s not looking good,” said McLain, of Abbeville. A big portion […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Starting Crop With Near-Perfect Conditions Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
The recommended planting window for rice in southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and continues until April 15, while the planting window in northeast Louisiana is April 1 through May 5. […]

Louisiana: Rice Crop Starting Well, Planting Continues Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Rice planting is nearing completion in southwest Louisiana, where most of the state’s rice is grown, and it has begun in northeast Louisiana. LSU AgCenter state rice specialist Dustin Harrell said farmers […]

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