Louisiana Soybeans: Are Seed Treatments Necessary for Early Season Insect Control? Apr 21, 2022

🕔Apr 21, 2022
The planting dates for soybean in Louisiana range from early March to late June, depending on production systems and maturity groups. This variability in planting dates can expose soybean plants […]

Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day Reveals Advanced Lines, Improved Techniques Oct 8, 2021

🕔Oct 8, 2021
The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station recently shared its 2021 field day video presentations. “We’re excited about the research and extension programs, many of which focus on foundation seed […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Insecticide Seed Treatment Decisions Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
One of the most important decisions producers must make when planting soybeans in Louisiana is planting date. Soybeans have the utility to be planted in early March to late June. […]

Louisiana Hemp: Looking for a New Cash Crop? This One’s Not Without Risk. Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
About 500 people attended an LSU AgCenter meeting Nov. 13 to find out about the potential of growing industrial hemp as a cash crop. Experts advised that the commodity can […]

Louisiana: Cold Weather Reduced Some Pests; Others Unaffected Jan 25, 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2018
Many crop pests did not survive the record cold temperatures seen in Louisiana in mid-January, which is good news for farmers who are preparing for the upcoming growing season. The […]

Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018
Producers in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi may see record soybean yields across the region in 2018, said LSU AgCenter associate vice president and plant science program leader Rogers Leonard at the […]

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018
The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN Aug 21, 2017

🕔Aug 21, 2017
Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   […]

Louisiana: False Ragweed Becoming Major Row-Crop Pest Jul 17, 2017

🕔Jul 17, 2017
An LSU AgCenter weed scientist speaking at a field day on July 13 at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center warned farmers about ragweed infestations in their fields. The […]

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