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: Dean Lee Research Station Virtual Field Tour, July 20 Jun 9, 2020

🕔Jun 9, 2020
The 2020 Dean Lee Research and Extension Center virtual field tour will be on the internet starting at 8:30 a.m. on July 20. “Our scientists’ research at Dean Lee has […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Season Winding Down; Time to Restock Ponds May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
With crawfish season winding down, an LSU AgCenter crawfish specialist has written guidelines for stocking new ponds. “Now and the next few weeks would be a good time to stock […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: 2020 Crop Off to Good Start May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
The LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist said farmers are pleased with the progress of the current crop. Kenneth Gravois said farmers have benefitted from favorable weather and good growing conditions since planting […]

Louisiana Rice: Crop Off to Good Start, Prices Up May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Rice prices have rebounded, and the Louisiana 2020 crop is off to a good start. LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said there are several reasons why the economic outlook for […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Income Down, Season Shortened Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $500 an acre and a season that could end […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business. “We’re struggling. It’s not looking good,” said McLain, of Abbeville. A big portion […]

Louisiana: Farmers Begin Planting Amid Uncertain Prices Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Planting is underway or about to start for most crops, and farmers are watching the markets closely as the world economy reels from the fallout created by the novel coronavirus. […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

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🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

LSU AgCenter Researcher Receives Distinguished Service Award Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Don Groth received the Distinguished Service Award from the Rice Technical Working Group on Feb. 26. The working group is an organization of researchers and academicians […]

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