Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Hit Most Areas

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Rains slowed fieldwork for sugarcane farmers and limited […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Proceeds Slowly Between Rains

🕔May 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 5, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Point Coupee Parish “Cotton and soybean planting were still in […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Mostly Good Progress Working Around Rains

🕔Apr 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 28, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Better weather is needed for all cropping […]

Louisiana Crawfish: White Spot Virus in Ponds

🕔Apr 30, 2019White Spot Syndrome Virus has popped up again this season. So far I’ve only talked to a handful of farmers that were affected but I suspect that many more acres […]

Louisiana Field Reports: More Sunshine Would Be Welcome

🕔Apr 23, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Cooler than average temperatures and wet soils […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Storm Damage, Rain Delays

🕔Apr 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Severe weather which included hail, radar indicated […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Planting Begins, Rice at Full Speed

🕔Apr 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 31, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Weather has been beneficial to spring planting. […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Harvest Off to Slow Start; Monitor Bait Costs

🕔Jan 15, 2019The crawfish harvest season got off to a slow start in December. Since the catch was slow in all areas of the state, we can assume that the cool rainy […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Wrapping Up Ratoon Rice – Quality Concerns

🕔Nov 26, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jimmy Meaux, Calcasieu Parish “Not too much rain fall during last week […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Get Equipment Ready for Harvest

🕔Nov 13, 2018Ponds have been flooded for a month or so and farmers are preparing for crawfish harvesting. It is time to check the traps, make repairs to the boat and plan […]

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