Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Nitrogen is the most yield liming nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll deficiency results […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply an In-furrow Starter Fertilizer? Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
Phone calls have been coming in regarding applying an in-furrow starter fertilizer at corn planting. An in-furrow starter is commonly called a “pop-up” fertilizer, and is applied in the seed […]

Louisiana: Row Rice Production Gains Interest Jul 15, 2019

🕔Jul 15, 2019
More than 50 agricultural producers and industry representatives interested in furrow-irrigated rice, also called row rice or upland rice, attended the LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station row rice and soybean […]

Louisiana: Check Soils for Compaction Layers Sep 26, 2018

🕔Sep 26, 2018
Over the past couple of growing season, soil compaction has been a hindrance in many fields across Louisiana.  Soil compaction was evident by observing reduced crop growth and development in […]

Louisiana: Winter Cover Crops – Planning for Success Sep 26, 2018

🕔Sep 26, 2018
Crop harvest is in full swing across most of Louisiana. As we move into October, now is the time to begin planning your winter cover crop management strategy. Cover crops […]

Louisiana: Don’t Neglect Fall Weed Management Sep 26, 2018

🕔Sep 26, 2018
Trends 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 Sweet Potatoes: New Variety on the Way Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018
A sweet potato line with excellent eye appeal and good disease resistance is poised to be released to growers soon, LSU AgCenter sweet potato breeder Don La Bonte said at […]

Louisiana: Herbicide Issues Highlight Field Day Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018
Dry 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: AgCenter Field Day Highlights Wheat, Oat Research Apr 23, 2018

🕔Apr 23, 2018
LSU AgCenter experts, speaking at the annual wheat and oat field day held April 18 at the LSU AgCenter Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro, reported […]

Louisiana: Soil Health and Cover Crops – Workshop Takeaway Feb 20, 2018

🕔Feb 20, 2018
Current soil health initiatives involve more intensive management and reflect more environmentally suitable systems than those in the 1990s, LSU AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard told producers attending recent […]

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