Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Nitrogen is the most yield liming nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll deficiency results […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Is 2020 Finally On Track? – AgFax May 13, 2020

🕔May 13, 2020
After weeks of frequent fronts and thunderstorms -- plus cold weather -- farmers are moving into warmer weather and maybe a drier pattern. They need it to finish planting in May.

Cotton – Midsouth – Planting Progress In Mostly “Okay” Conditions – AgFax May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
Farmers take advantage of open weather in parts of the region but colder temperatures are in the forecast. That may punch the pause button for some growers, especially in the upper Midsouth.

Midsouth Cotton: Small Planting Opportunities Amid The Rain – AgFax Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
For cotton farmers, the 2020 season is starting out much like 2019 -- cold and wet with plenty of delays. Significant cotton planting in the Delta states probably won't start until May.

Louisiana Cotton: Soil Temperature Important for Planting Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Cotton farmers should look to soil temperature rather than the calendar for optimal planting time, according to LSU AgCenter experts. Cotton is usually planted between mid-April and mid-May in Louisiana; […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

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🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply an In-furrow Starter Fertilizer? Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
Phone calls have been coming in regarding applying an in-furrow starter fertilizer at corn planting. An in-furrow starter is commonly called a “pop-up” fertilizer, and is applied in the seed […]

Louisiana: Fromme Named Cotton Extension Specialist of the Year Jan 15, 2020

🕔Jan 15, 2020
Cotton specialists from across the country have named Dan Fromme the Cotton Extension Specialist of the Year. Fromme, who holds the Tom and Martha Burch and Delta and Pine Land […]

Louisiana: Corn Harvest Off to Disappointing Start Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records. LSU AgCenter corn specialist Dan Fromme said yields appear to be down by […]

Louisiana Corn: Wet Spring Conducive to Potassium Deficiency Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019
The wet spring has created soil conditions that are not conducive to good corn root growth and development. Potassium (K) deficiency in corn is one result of these conditions. The […]

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