Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Weed Control Guide Excludes Dicamba Tech

🕔Feb 5, 2018LSU AgCenter weed scientists will not include new herbicide technologies in the AgCenter’s 2018 weed control guide. Cotton and soybean varieties tolerant to the herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D became available […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop

🕔Jan 11, 2018An LSU AgCenter researcher is trying to find out if an aggressive pest that has devastating effects on sweet potatoes has made its way into Louisiana. AgCenter nematologist Charles Overstreet […]

Louisiana Weeds: Fall and Spring Burndown Considerations

🕔Dec 4, 2017This time of year, especially when it is dry, brings about questions concerning a fall burndown application that contains a residual herbicide.

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

🕔Aug 28, 2017Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

🕔Aug 18, 2017Over the last several weeks, we have received numerous calls about soybean harvest aid timing, products, and general recommendations. The use of harvest aids in Louisiana soybeans is a common […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Farmers Hear About AgCenter Research at Field Day

🕔Aug 18, 2017The LSU AgCenter is working to develop early-maturing sweet potato varieties that would allow farmers to shave up to 20 days off the growing period and sell to the market […]

Louisiana: Field Day Highlights New Weed Management Tools

🕔Jun 30, 2017Anticipated heavy rainfall associated with the threat of Tropical Storm Cindy added to the struggle to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature, a recurring theme from presentations at the […]

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