Louisiana Ag Suffers at Least $584M in Damage from Hurricane Ida Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
The Louisiana agriculture industry has suffered at least $584 million in damage after Hurricane Ida walloped the southeastern portion of the state last month with strong winds and flooding, according […]

Louisiana: Rice Researchers Highlight Variety Development, Growing Methods at Annual Field Day Jul 7, 2021

🕔Jul 7, 2021
More than 400 rice producers and industry insiders gathered for the first post-pandemic field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on June 30. Following a […]

Louisiana: Assessing Freeze Damage to Crops, Livestock, Crawfish Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
The LSU AgCenter is surveying agricultural producers to estimate damage totals resulting from last month’s freezing weather. The recent freezing weather came just as farmers were getting back on their […]

Louisiana Rice: Dustin Harrell Named Resident Coordinator of Rice Research Station Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
Dustin Harrell will become the next resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on Feb. 1, replacing Don Groth, who is retiring at the end of January. […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Coronavirus Relief Now Available Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
From now until Sept. 11, crawfish farmers can apply for assistance from a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to compensate them for losses related to the coronavirus pandemic. “This program […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Income Down, Season Shortened Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $500 an acre and a season that could end […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019 Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Acreage Likely to Increase in 2019 Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019
Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois predicted at a recent meeting for sugarcane growers in […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019 Jan 14, 2019

🕔Jan 14, 2019
 In a series of meetings in southwest Louisiana, LSU AgCenter experts offered farmers advice for growing their 2019 crop. Farmers met in Welsh, Abbeville, Ville Platte and Crowley and attended […]

Louisiana Soybeans: AgCenter Economists Foresee Strong Demand Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018
Worldwide demand for U.S. soybeans remains strong in the midst of a trade war, and China still needs America’s soybeans, according to an LSU AgCenter report on trade tensions with […]

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