Louisiana Farmers Prepare for Hurricane Laura Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas. A previous storm that hit the Cameron Parish coast […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Coronavirus Relief Now Available Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
From now until Sept. 11, crawfish farmers can apply for assistance from a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to compensate them for losses related to the coronavirus pandemic. “This program […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Planting Off to Successful Start Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Good weather has allowed sugarcane farmers to get started planting their new crop. LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois said July was wet. “These first two weeks in August have been drier, […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Reaching Half-Way Mark Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Editor’s Note: Texas A&M reported on the Texas Rice Crop Survey website that 34% of its main crop has been harvested as of today. The harvest for the 2020 rice […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Featured at Virtual Field Day Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
Presentations for the virtual northeast Louisiana row rice field day were released July 27, providing farmers with the latest information from LSU AgCenter researchers. The complete event is available online […]

Louisiana: Field Day Videos Available for Viewing Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
The first virtual LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center field tour included 17 presentations loaded with information for agricultural crops, beef cattle and horticulture. Videos of the presentations […]

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 […]

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