Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Delay Planting, Crop Growth

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jason Holmes, Union Parish “Ryegrass harvest for high moisture haylage is in […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Field Day Highlights Wheat, Oat Research

🕔Apr 23, 2018LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […]

Louisiana Rice: Cold-Stunted Plants Complicate Flooding Decisions

🕔Apr 20, 2018Most of the rice in southwest Louisiana went into the ground during a two-week interval when we had warmer weather and dry soil. When most of that rice emerged in […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Dampen Planting Progress

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Frequent cold fronts bringing rain every 4-6 […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearly Finished, Rice Approaching Final Stretch

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jason Holmes, Union Parish “High quality ryegrass is aiding in putting some […]

Louisiana Rice: Planting on Schedule Thanks to Recent Dry Weather

🕔Apr 6, 2018Recent stretches of dry weather have allowed Louisiana rice farmers to get in the field and plant their 2018 crop on schedule. “In the last two weeks, we’ve made tremendous […]

Louisiana Rice: Easy Planting So Far But Cold Weather Threatens

🕔Apr 5, 2018Rice planting in southwest Louisiana has moved along this year very quickly so far and without a hitch. I would estimate that at this time we are 80% or more […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Despite Some Rain Delays

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Mid-week rains of 4.5 to 5.5 inches fell, […]

Louisiana: Wheat, Oat Field Day, Winnsboro, April 18

🕔Mar 29, 2018LSU AgCenter experts will discuss variety trials and weed, insect and disease management at a wheat and oat field day on April 18 at the Tom H. Scott Research, Extension […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Strong Push for Planting

🕔Mar 27, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Drier field conditions benefited producers who are […]

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