Louisiana Soybeans: Early Season Response to Flooding

🕔May 15, 2019With the recent rains, I wanted to put out some information on the impact of flooding on soybean germination, as well as, the impact on young plants. YOUNG PLANTS: The […]

Louisiana: Wheat Crop Survives Below-Freezing Temps

🕔Mar 20, 2019Wheat producers may fare better than expected from the arctic blast that plunged temperatures into the mid- to upper 20s in early March and threatened the crop across Louisiana. LSU […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Issues Highlight Field Day

🕔Jul 24, 2018Dry weather in northeast Louisiana during the early summer came to an end and drove participants indoors for the annual interagency rolling crop field tour held July 17 at the […]

Louisiana Rice: Furrow Irrigation Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 23, 2018Farmers heard about the benefits and challenges of growing furrow-irrigated rice at an LSU AgCenter row rice field day on July 18. The event was held at the Elliot Colvin […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Field Day Highlights Wheat, Oat Research

🕔Apr 23, 2018LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane, Wheat Crops Withstand Freeze

🕔Jan 8, 2018Louisiana farmers and experts are remaining “cautiously optimistic” that the recent freezing weather did not significantly damage the state’s sugarcane or wheat crops. Most of the state’s sugarcane mills completed […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

🕔Aug 18, 2017Over the last several weeks, we have received numerous calls about soybean harvest aid timing, products, and general recommendations. The use of harvest aids in Louisiana soybeans is a common […]

Louisiana: False Ragweed Becoming Major Row-Crop Pest

🕔Jul 17, 2017An LSU AgCenter weed scientist speaking at a field day on July 13 at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center warned farmers about ragweed infestations in their fields. The […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

🕔Jun 24, 2017This spring, high amounts of rainfall have hindered plant growth and even in some fields reduced plant populations to levels where replanting was necessary. Now, tropical storm Cindy has dumped […]

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