Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois predicted at a recent meeting for sugarcane growers in […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019 In a series of meetings in southwest Louisiana, LSU AgCenter experts offered farmers advice for growing their 2019 crop. Farmers met in Welsh, Abbeville, Ville Platte and Crowley and attended […]

Rice: Louisiana Crop Consultant Receives USA Rice Award

🕔Dec 7, 2018Crop consultant Earl Garber, of Basile, Louisiana, was honored with the Rice Industry Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference Dec. 6. Garber has farmed rice and sweet potatoes, worked […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Crop Doing Well

🕔Jul 25, 2018With planting just around the corner, sugarcane farmers gathered on July 20 at the LSU AgCenter St. Martin Parish sugarcane field day to hear about research and new technology to […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Variety Featured at AgCenter Field Day

🕔Jul 20, 2018A new sugarcane variety that will be available for Louisiana farmers to plant this year was highlighted at the 36th annual sugarcane field day at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research […]

Louisiana Rice: Diseases, Insects, Weeds Topics of Field Day

🕔Jun 15, 2018As the 2018 rice crop progresses into the heading stage, farmers should be looking out for diseases and insects, but weed control should also remain a concern, LSU AgCenter scientists […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Changes Affecting Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2018Weeks of dry weather transitioned to widespread rainfall, and now rice farmers will have to be wary of the potential for disease in their crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist […]

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

🕔Feb 8, 2018With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at […]

Louisiana Rice: Which Insects Will Take Biggest Hit From 2018 Winter?

🕔Feb 2, 2018Many people are looking for the silver lining from the recent cold spells. One potential upside is that hard freezes can often reduce insect pest populations the following spring.   Back-to-back […]

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