Louisiana: Hardwick Family Supports AgCenter Student Worker Awards Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019The LSU AgCenter recently presented awards to three students who have worked at AgCenter research stations in northeast Louisiana. The awards were given to full-time and part-time student workers recommended […]

Louisiana Rice: 6 Producer Upcoming Meetings in Jan., Feb. Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019Rice farmers will have the opportunity to get the latest recommendations and advice from LSU AgCenter experts in a series of meetings to be held throughout the state in 2020. […]

Louisiana Rice: How Does Harvesting a 2nd Crop Affect Crawfish? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019An LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant agent is studying the effects of crawfish production following a second crop of rice. Mark Shirley is conducting the study requested by farmers who […]

Louisiana Hemp: Looking for a New Cash Crop? This One’s Not Without Risk. Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019About 500 people attended an LSU AgCenter meeting Nov. 13 to find out about the potential of growing industrial hemp as a cash crop. Experts advised that the commodity can […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Evaluating Effects of Freeze Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019The recent freeze has sugarcane growers anxious, but as of right now, the advice from the LSU AgCenter is don’t panic. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said it’s too early […]

Louisiana: LSU Digital Ag Conference, Alexandria, Jan. 23 Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019The LSU AgCenter will host its second annual conference highlighting applications of digital data in agriculture on Jan. 23, 2020. This free event will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 […]

Louisiana: Citrus Growers Keep Going Despite Weather, Market Setbacks Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019Louisiana citrus is coming in, and the crop is good, according to two Plaquemines Parish producers. Joseph Ranatza Jr., owner of Star Nursery in Plaquemines Parish, said he started picking […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest in Full Swing Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made sugarcane harvest more difficult. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Nearing End Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Five to six inches of rain last week […]

Louisiana: Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass Management Considerations Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass has become a significant issue for Louisiana farmers, especially in the northeastern part of the state.  I have been asked when ryegrass would begin to emerge.  That […]

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