Louisiana Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Despite Some Rain Delays

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Mid-week rains of 4.5 to 5.5 inches fell, […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Strong Push for Planting

🕔Mar 27, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Drier field conditions benefited producers who are […]

Louisiana: Rice Leadership Group Tours AgCenter Rice Station

🕔Mar 23, 2018The Rice Leadership Development Program toured the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station and visited a crawfish farming operation on March 22. The group was treated to crawfish […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Underway as Fields Dry

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Certain areas of the parish were starting […]

Louisiana Rice: Invasive Snails Complicate Crawfish Harvest, Possible Threat to Rice

🕔Feb 13, 2018An invasive species of snail has forced a farmer in Acadia Parish to shut down his crawfish harvest on a 220-acre field. The pest, called the apple snail, clogs crawfish […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

🕔Nov 13, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Sugarcane and second crop rice harvest continued […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Ratoon Rice Harvest Well Underway

🕔Nov 7, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane harvest proceeded well with favorable yields. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest Reporting Good Yields

🕔Oct 30, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “After a couple of frosty mornings, spring […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Beneficial Rains as 2nd Crop Rice Nears Harvest

🕔Oct 24, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Rain over the weekend was beneficial in […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

🕔Oct 17, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane planting wrapped up the first of […]

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