Louisiana Crawfish: 5 Steps to Minimize Impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
1. Avoid unnecessary stocking of existing ponds: Research has shown that population density, management of water quality and forage crops has roughly 20 times as much influence on crawfish size […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Income Down, Season Shortened Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $500 an acre and a season that could end […]

Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Take a Hit from COVID-19 Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Spring in Louisiana is supposed to be a lively, bustling time. It’s planting season for rice farmers, Mardis Gras for tourists, and crawfish boils for the locals. But the COVID-19 […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Q&A for Growers Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
Note: During this Corvid 19 Virus situation, all LSU AgCenter offices are closed and Extension Agents are required to work from home (using phone and internet). We can still do […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business. “We’re struggling. It’s not looking good,” said McLain, of Abbeville. A big portion […]

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 Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest in Full Swing Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made sugarcane harvest more difficult. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Nearing End Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Five to six inches of rain last week […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Wrapping Up Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest came to an end […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Speeds Along, Yields Disappointing Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 6, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest continued with disappointing yields, […]

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