Louisiana: Herbicide Application Featured at Industry Meeting

🕔Jan 29, 2019The LSU AgCenter recognizes the need for a strong presence of distribution and retail outlets for seed, fertilizer and crop protection products across Louisiana, AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard said […]

Louisiana: Don’t Neglect Fall Weed Management

🕔Sep 26, 2018Trends in earlier crop harvest has resulted in adequate time for weeds to set seed between harvest and a killing frost. This time period can range from one to four […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Issues Highlight Field Day

🕔Jul 24, 2018Dry weather in northeast Louisiana during the early summer came to an end and drove participants indoors for the annual interagency rolling crop field tour held July 17 at the […]

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 […]

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