Louisiana Crawfish: Income Down, Season Shortened Apr 21, 2020
Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $500 an acre and a season that could end […]
Cotton farmers should look to soil temperature rather than the calendar for optimal planting time, according to LSU AgCenter experts. Cotton is usually planted between mid-April and mid-May in Louisiana; […]
LSU AgCenter personnel are working remotely to try to reduce the spread of the COVID-19, but they are still available to help. Besides emails and phone calls, crop and livestock specialists […]
Louisiana Soybeans: Planting Moves Ahead Apr 8, 2020
Soybeans are Louisiana’s largest crop in terms of acreage, and farmers across the state are busy planting this year’s crop. “About 10% of the state has been planted,” said LSU […]
Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020
Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]
In response to the global pandemic, the LSU AgCenter annual wheat and oat field day traditionally held at the Macon Ridge Research Station will follow a virtual presentation format, replacing […]
Spring in Louisiana is supposed to be a lively, bustling time. It’s planting season for rice farmers, Mardis Gras for tourists, and crawfish boils for the locals. But the COVID-19 […]
Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.
In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.
R.L., Dennis, and Kylie talk about current crop conditions and working remotely. Kylie interviews Dr. Sebe Brown about seed treatments in cotton and soybeans. Kim Brown talks about current pesticide […]