Louisiana Hemp: Looking for a New Cash Crop? This One’s Not Without Risk. Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019About 500 people attended an LSU AgCenter meeting Nov. 13 to find out about the potential of growing industrial hemp as a cash crop. Experts advised that the commodity can […]

Louisiana: LSU Plans 5 Crawfish Workshops Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019The LSU AgCenter will host five crawfish meetings in south Louisiana to help producers get ready for the upcoming season. “Pond management, including water and vegetation management, are among the […]

Louisiana Rice: Weather Deals Blow to Harvest Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Farmers probably would like to forget the 2019 rice crop, which has been plagued by low yields. Bad weather from the start of the growing season through harvest is being […]

Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records. LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dan Fromme said yields appear to be down by […]

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

🕔Jul 26, 2019Sugarcane 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: Growers Learn Advantages of Furrow Irrigation Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019An LSU AgCenter research project at the Mer Rouge farm of Jason Waller was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day on July 18. The practice of […]

Louisiana: Rolling Crops Field Tour, Bunkie, July 25 Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019A rolling crops field tour by the LSU AgCenter along with state and federal agencies will be held July 25 in St. Landry and Avoyelles parishes. Participants in the event […]

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26 Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

Louisiana Rice: New Provisia Variety Approved for Release May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019A new Provisia rice variety recently approved by the LSU AgCenter Rice Variety Release Committee should be available for farmers next year. The new variety, PVL02, is a long-grain variety, […]

Louisiana Rice: Heavy Rains Further Hinder Planting Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted. Farmers were able to get much of their crop planted during almost three weeks […]

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