Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana

🕔Aug 21, 2019The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never any involving sugarcane. That’s because […]

Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start

🕔Aug 21, 2019Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records. LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dan Fromme said yields appear to be down by […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Slowed by Rain

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Heavy showers by mid to late week has […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Look for Silver Lining for 2019 Crop

🕔Aug 20, 2019Rice harvest in Louisiana has been going on for a few weeks now, with some growers having just gotten started, and some just wrapping up. All in all, this was […]

LSU AgCenter Names New Head of Animal, Plant Programs

🕔Aug 20, 2019Michael Salassi has been named as LSU AgCenter associate vice president and program leader of animal and plant sciences. For the past four years, Salassi has served as head of the […]

Louisiana Rice: Ratooning – Fine Points For Second Cropping

🕔Aug 16, 2019Research has been conducted on post- harvest stubble manipulation in ratoon rice production for many years. In general, post- harvest flail mowing or bush hogging to approximately 8-inches or post-harvest rolling […]

Louisiana Rice: What Could Go Wrong Did Go Wrong

🕔Aug 16, 2019Harvest is in full swing in southwest Louisiana and is about to begin in northeast Louisiana. The early rice yields in southwest Louisiana have been disappointing so far but are […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest in Full Swing

🕔Aug 13, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 11, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Fewer showers towards end of week allowed sugarcane […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Producers Prepare for Rice, Corn Harvest

🕔Jul 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 28, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Scattered beneficial rains continued to move all crops […]

Louisiana Pecans: LSU Hires Horticulture Agent for Extension Outreach

🕔Jul 29, 2019Michael Polozola recently joined the LSU AgCenter central region faculty as a horticulture agent and statewide point of contact for pecan extension outreach. Polozola has a bachelor’s degree in plant […]

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