Southern Region Water Conference, College Station, TX, July 23-25

🕔Mar 19, 2019Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas, July 23 […]

Louisiana Citrus: Early, Sweet Crop Despite Cold Winter

🕔Nov 1, 2018Citrus growers were concerned that the cold temperatures last winter would destroy this year’s crop. But that has not been the case. Barton Joffrion, LSU AgCenter horticulture agent in Terrebonne […]

Louisiana Citrus: Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers

🕔Oct 31, 2018As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year. Mature fruit looks otherwise healthy from the outside, but internal dry […]

Louisiana Citrus: Canker Disease Recently Found in 2 Parishes

🕔Oct 12, 2018Citrus canker, a serious disease of citrus, was recently found on trees in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes, according to LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh. Citrus canker is […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane School Cranks Up

🕔Sep 21, 2018Young farmers and those new to the sugarcane industry recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the industry operates. Mike Salassi, […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: New Variety Available for 2018

🕔May 31, 2018Through the joint efforts of the LSU AgCenter, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Sugar Cane League, a new sugarcane variety called L 11-183 has been released for […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Record Crop Gives Growers Options

🕔Mar 21, 2018Now that the record sugarcane crop is in the books — what now? LSU AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto tells growers this is a good time to assess their individual situations. […]

Louisiana: Soil Fertility Featured at Consultants Meeting

🕔Feb 20, 2018A number of LSU AgCenter experts spoke at the annual Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference Feb. 14 to 16 at the Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville. Go to this […]

Louisiana Strawberries: Cold Snap Delay Crop, Increase Cost

🕔Jan 19, 2018The recent cold snap is causing strawberry growers to go into babysitting-mode, using cloth covers to save their early crop. Many farmers double-covered their strawberries to hold warmer air near […]

Louisiana: Citrus Grower Says Results Mixed with This Year’s Crop

🕔Oct 18, 2017With the first cool front of the fall, many people will start looking for the delicious Louisiana citrus. It appears fruit will be available, but not at the level that […]

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