Louisiana Crawfish: Planting Rice for Forage Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
If you are planning on planting rice for crawfish forage, the best time to plant is in late July or the first week of August. Last summer we did a […]

Louisiana: Soybean Response to Flooding Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
The recent rainstorms have brought heavy precipitation to some soybean fields in Louisiana. The core-block demonstration trial in Natchitoches parish has standing water that covers part of the plants, especially […]

Rice: Brazilian Farmer Learns About Production in the Bayou Jul 7, 2020

🕔Jul 7, 2020
Cícero Marcon Manenti has known he wanted to take on the family rice farm since he was ten years old. “When I was a kid, I was always out with […]

ALERT – Louisiana Horizon Ag Field Day Canceled Jul 6, 2020

🕔Jul 6, 2020
Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the region, and out of an abundance of caution for farmer customers and retailers, Horizon Ag is canceling its 2020 Louisiana […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Evaluating Nitrogen-Fixing Nodules Jul 6, 2020

🕔Jul 6, 2020
This week, I visited a producer concerned of an insufficient amount of active nitrogen-fixing nodules. Soybean plants are able fix most of their nitrogen requirement through a symbiotic relationship with […]

Rice: Horizon Ag’s Louisiana Field Day Coming Up On July 8 – CANCELED Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Editor’s Note: Due to a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the region, this event has been canceled. Rice farmers will see and hear firsthand about the latest developments in […]

Louisiana: Beginning Farmer Training Program, Baton Rouge, Oct. 1 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
The LSU AgCenter, in collaboration with the Acadiana Food Alliance, Market Umbrella and Sprout-Nola, will kick off a free training program for new and beginning Louisiana farmers in October in […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Nitrogen is the most yield liming nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll deficiency results […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Managing In-Season Potassium Deficiency Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Potassium (K) is the second most yield limiting nutrient in soybean. Even though nitrogen (N) is the most limiting nutrient, soybean plant meets its own N requirement through biological N-fixation. […]

Louisiana: Rice Research Station Field Day Will Be Online, July 1 Jun 15, 2020

🕔Jun 15, 2020
The 2020 Field Day for the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will be held online this year due to the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic. The internet presentations by […]

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