Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois predicted at a recent meeting for sugarcane growers in […]

Louisiana: Sebe Brown Named State Entomologist

🕔Jan 30, 2019The LSU AgCenter recently named Sebe Brown assistant professor of entomology with statewide extension responsibilities in cotton, corn, soybeans and grain sorghum insect pest management. Brown is located at the […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Application Featured at Industry Meeting

🕔Jan 29, 2019The LSU AgCenter recognizes the need for a strong presence of distribution and retail outlets for seed, fertilizer and crop protection products across Louisiana, AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard said […]

Louisiana Rice: High-Protein LSU Variety May Gain A Toehold In The State This Year

🕔Jan 28, 2019A high-protein rice variety developed by Ida Wenefrida, Louisiana State University rice researcher, is being grown for commercial production in southern Illinois, and it’s likely that it will be grown […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Grinds to a Successful Halt

🕔Jan 22, 2019The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane harvest resulted in record yield in terms of tonnage but a reduced sugar recovery from last year. “When it’s all said and done, we should make […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Variety Response to Taproot Decline

🕔Jan 18, 2019Taproot decline of soybean usually is not noticed until pod fill when interveinal chlorosis and necrosis become evident from the turn row.  However, the disease may cause seed rot, seedling disease, […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Harvest Off to Slow Start; Monitor Bait Costs

🕔Jan 15, 2019The crawfish harvest season got off to a slow start in December. Since the catch was slow in all areas of the state, we can assume that the cool rainy […]

Louisiana: Annual Crops and Cattle Forum, Alexandria, Feb. 26

🕔Jan 15, 2019Farmers can get the latest research updates and recertify private pesticide applicator licenses at a crops and cattle forum set for Feb. 26 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria. […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019 In a series of meetings in southwest Louisiana, LSU AgCenter experts offered farmers advice for growing their 2019 crop. Farmers met in Welsh, Abbeville, Ville Platte and Crowley and attended […]

Louisiana: Digital Ag Data Conference, Alexandria, Jan. 29

🕔Jan 14, 2019The LSU AgCenter will host a conference highlighting the management of digital data in agriculture.  The theme of the conference will be “Maximizing the Investment from Precision Ag” focusing on […]

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