Louisiana: 6 Rice Producer Meetings Set for Jan., Feb.

🕔Dec 21, 2018The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of meetings to help rice farmers prepare for their 2019 crop. Don Groth, resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

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: New Record in Sight Despite Difficult Harvest

🕔Nov 12, 2018The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane crop has the potential to set a record if weather conditions are favorable. “We have a tremendously good crop out there,” said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth […]

Louisiana Cotton: Harvest Yields Mixed Reactions

🕔Nov 9, 2018Louisiana’s 2018 cotton crop is being harvested with mixed reactions. “A lot of people were happy; a lot of people were sad,” said LSU AgCenter cotton specialist Dan Fromme. Northwest […]

Louisiana: Soybeans Suffer in Soggy September

🕔Oct 2, 2018The 2018 soybean harvest that started well has turned soggy, particularly for central and southwest Louisiana, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “Because of this wet weather, many […]

Louisiana Soybean Farmers Harvesting Good Crop

🕔Sep 21, 2018With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “About 60 percent of the […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Almost Time to Flood Ponds

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season, said Mark Shirley, aquaculture specialist with the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant. But he recommends that […]

Louisiana: Rice Harvest Looking Good

🕔Aug 21, 2018The 2018 rice harvest in southwest Louisiana is past the halfway point, and LSU AgCenter agents say farmers are pleased. “Yields have been good, and it seems overall to be […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Cover Crops Featured at Field Day

🕔Jul 27, 2018An LSU AgCenter field day for Iberia, St. Mary and Vermilion parish sugarcane farmers on July 26 placed an emphasis on methods of improving soil health. Rogers Leonard, LSU AgCenter […]

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 […]

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