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, […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: 28 States Not Under EPA’s WOTUS Jurisdiction – DTN

🕔Sep 19, 2018Add Iowa to the list of now 28 states not under the jurisdiction of the 2015 waters of the United States rule thanks to a ruling by the U.S. District […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Rains Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 17, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 16, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Following the previous week of isolated showers […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Almost Time to Flood Ponds

🕔Sep 17, 2018It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season, said Mark Shirley, aquaculture specialist with the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant. But he recommends that […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvest Still Held Hostage By The Weather – AgFax

🕔Sep 13, 2018In the Delta, defoliation applications and a small amount of picking have started up again in parts of the region after rains over the last week put things on hold. A […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 11, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 9, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Recent rains slowed any progress with planting […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Where Nickel (The Nutrient) Fits Into Fertility

🕔Sep 7, 2018In late the 20th century scientists determined that nickel (Ni) was an essential component of urease, an enzyme necessary for the breakdown of urea in plant cells. Urease is the only […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane

🕔Sep 7, 2018At least some cotton was picked in Mississippi and Tennessee before Hurricane Gordon touched land on the Gulf Coast.

Corn Weekly Outlook: Will the 2018 Corn Crop Get Smaller? – Video

🕔Sep 4, 2018December corn prices approached contract lows not seen since the second week of July as August ended.  The continued weakness in corn prices persists despite 2018-19 marketing year projections of […]

Louisiana: Soybean Nutrient Profile – Zinc

🕔Aug 31, 2018This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean. 

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