Louisiana: Industrial Hemp Hit Hard by Southern Blight Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Louisiana’s first industrial hemp crop is getting hammered by a fungal disease called southern blight. LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh says the disease is caused by a soilborne fungus […]

Louisiana: Beginning Farmer Training Program, Baton Rouge, Oct. 1 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
The LSU AgCenter, in collaboration with the Acadiana Food Alliance, Market Umbrella and Sprout-Nola, will kick off a free training program for new and beginning Louisiana farmers in October in […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Seminar Focuses on Improving Crop Production Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
An LSU AgCenter scientist is researching ways to increase food production by manipulating the processes of photosynthesis and photorespiration. Plant physiologist Paul South discussed his research at a seminar held […]

Louisiana: Hardwick Family Supports AgCenter Student Worker Awards Dec 3, 2019

🕔Dec 3, 2019
The LSU AgCenter recently presented awards to three students who have worked at AgCenter research stations in northeast Louisiana. The awards were given to full-time and part-time student workers recommended […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Evaluating Effects of Freeze Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The recent freeze has sugarcane growers anxious, but as of right now, the advice from the LSU AgCenter is don’t panic. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said it’s too early […]

Louisiana: Citrus Growers Keep Going Despite Weather, Market Setbacks Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019
Louisiana citrus is coming in, and the crop is good, according to two Plaquemines Parish producers. Joseph Ranatza Jr., owner of Star Nursery in Plaquemines Parish, said he started picking […]

Pecan Shells Could Protect Against Food Bacteria Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Developing a way to protect pecans and to keep them safe for consumption is the goal of an LSU student who just returned from Poland. Karuna Kharel, a doctoral student […]

Southern Region Water Conference, College Station, TX, July 23-25 Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019
Sustainable 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, 2018

🕔Nov 1, 2018
Citrus 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, 2018

🕔Oct 31, 2018
As 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 […]

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