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: Prior Harvest Affected 2019 Crop Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Kenneth Gravois, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said the muddy 2018 harvest affected the recent sugarcane crop with reduced cane tonnage. “It was a light crop,” Gravois said. “Anytime you have […]

Rice Outlook Conference Honors Farmers, Discusses Challenges Dec 12, 2019

🕔Dec 12, 2019
Rice farmers, researchers and industry representatives from rice-growing states, including Louisiana, met in Little Rock, Arkansas, Dec. 8-10 for the annual Rice Outlook Conference and Trade Show. Louisiana farmer Jason […]

Louisiana Rice: 6 Producer Upcoming Meetings in Jan., Feb. Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
Rice farmers will have the opportunity to get the latest recommendations and advice from LSU AgCenter experts in a series of meetings to be held throughout the state in 2020. […]

Louisiana Rice: How Does Harvesting a 2nd Crop Affect Crawfish? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
An LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant agent is studying the effects of crawfish production following a second crop of rice. Mark Shirley is conducting the study requested by farmers who […]

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

🕔Nov 15, 2019
About 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
Farmers 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, 2019
Corn 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, 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 […]

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