Louisiana Rice: Pest Concerns for Late-Planted Crops May 3, 2021

Rice Stem Borer. Photo: University of Arkansas
🕔May 3, 2021
The recommended planting dates for Louisiana rice are March 10–April 15 for southwest regions and April 1–May 5 in the north. In an ideal world, all rice would be planted […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Farmers Meet Virtually to Prepare for 2021 Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
After completing a successful harvest, sugarcane farmers in the Bayou Teche area met online Feb. 9 with LSU AgCenter experts to find out what they should be doing to prepare […]

Louisiana Rice: Insecticidal Seed Treatment Considerations Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
In today’s industry, rice farmers need to consider pest management strategies well before rice is planted. Insecticidal seed treatments have become central to rice pest management programs in recent years, […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Aphid Infestations Lead to Temporary Insecticide Approval Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Louisiana sugarcane growers received an exemption to use an insecticide to combat severe aphid infestations. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry submitted the crisis exemption, and the Environmental Protection […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Off to Good Start Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
This year’s rice crop is progressing well, and the recent Tropical Storm Cristobal had little effect, an LSU AgCenter rice expert said at the Evangeline Parish rice field day on […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Mild Winter Could Mean More Disease Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
This winter’s mild weather could be setting up the next sugarcane crop for diseases, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist warned at a meeting on Jan. 30 for cane growers in […]

Louisiana Rice: AgCenter Experts Offer Farmers Tips on Upcoming Season Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Rice farmers preparing for the 2020 crop heard recently from LSU AgCenter experts about what they should be considering before they get into the fields. The meetings were held in […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Growers Lear About Latest Varieties, Management Strategies Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
Sugarcane growers heard from several experts on growing the crop during LSU AgCenter field days in St. Martinville and Jeanerette recently (July 19 and 23). Atticus Finger, sugarcane breeder for […]

Louisiana Rice: Economist Sees Favorable Price Outlook Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
An LSU AgCenter economist had good news for rice farmers at the Vermilion Parish rice field day on June 11. “Optimism is high that with recaptured market share in core […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Looks Promising Despite Tough Start Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019
The Louisiana rice crop is having a challenging year, but good weather in June could result in a decent harvest, according to the LSU AgCenter rice specialist. “Don’t expect a […]

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