Louisiana Rice: Cool Weather Stressing Plants Apr 22, 2021

🕔Apr 22, 2021
Cool weather is taking its toll on young rice plants in south Louisiana while north Louisiana farmers are still waiting for fields to be dry enough for planting. Dustin Harrell, […]

Louisiana Rice: LSU Variety Developed for New Orleans Sake Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Short-grain rice developed by the LSU AgCenter has been planted for a New Orleans company to make sake, a traditional Japanese beverage that is becoming more popular in the U.S. […]

Louisiana Soybeans: The Economics of Replanting Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The economic impact on direct farm-level production costs from replanting soybeans can result in an increase in the number of bushels that will be required to offset the incurred production […]

Louisiana: Ryegrass Control – We Are Not Faring Well Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The major issue I have discussed with Louisiana crop producers, LSU AgCenter parish agents, agricultural consultants, and agricultural industry this year is glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass. It is not a new […]

Louisiana Soybeans: 2021 Planting Beginning About a Week Behind Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
The soybean planting season in Louisiana has had a slow start in 2021 due to weather conditions. The USDA-NASS report on March 28 indicated there were no soybean acres planted, where […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment Decisions Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. […]

Louisiana Sorghum: Planting and Nutrient Management Tips Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Louisiana growers are expected to plant more acres to grain sorghum this year compared to previous years. Grain sorghum is a good option for dryland fields where productivity is marginal. […]

Louisiana Corn: Starter Fertilizer – Is It Needed? Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Starter fertilizer is also called “pop-up” fertilizer and usually applied in the seed furrow or in 2 by 2 band i.e., 2 inches side and 2 inches below the seed […]

Louisiana Corn: Nitrogen Rate and Fertilization Timing Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Nitrogen is the most yield limiting nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Insufficient chlorophyll content […]

Louisiana Farm Bureau Urges Training of Grain Graders Mar 16, 2021

🕔Mar 16, 2021
All graders working at grain elevators in Louisiana will be tested and certified for the 2021 harvest season following an announcement from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF). […]

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