Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Virtual Field Day Features Newest Varieties, Improved Techniques Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station has put its 2020 field day video presentations online. “We put together a series of videos that highlight our many research programs and […]

Louisiana Rice: Post Laura Damage Assessment and Clean-Up Continues Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
The effects on the rice industry following Hurricane Laura continue to be felt across the mid-South, and particularly in southwest Louisiana where some harvesting has resumed, and yields there are […]

Rice Market: More Bullish Than Bearish Sep 16, 2020

🕔Sep 16, 2020
In the domestic market, damage from Hurricane Laura is still being assessed. It is widely accepted that damage has occurred to the 2020 rice crop in most production areas. However, […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Laura Causes Extensive Damage to Timber Industry Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
A little more than week after Hurricane Laura ripped through Louisiana, twisting trees and downing timber, large-scale assessments of the damage the storm caused to the timber industry are just […]

Rice: One Week Later, Laura’s Damage Report Still Unfolding Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
It’s been a week since Hurricane Laura made landfall in the rice country of southwest Louisiana, carving a path of destruction with winds and rain that then moved on through […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Hurricane Laura’s Effect On The Crop (In Pictures) Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
The hurricane caused light to heavy lodging (leaning or laying over) throughout the state. A few fields had 100% moderate to severe lodging. Although the hurricane caused lodging in most […]

Louisiana Rice: Wind, Rain Deal Blow to Harvested Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage. Farmer Paul Johnson, of Bell City, had a good rice crop harvested long before […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Laura Damages Soybeans, Other Row Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Most Louisiana soybean fields are in decent shape following Hurricane Laura, but there are pockets of serious damage in areas that received strong winds and rain. “Statewide, the crop fared […]

Louisiana: Ag Impacts from Laura Less Destructive Than Feared Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Although definitive results won’t be available for a few days, the effects on agriculture appear to be less destructive than most people feared before Hurricane Laura struck, but forests and […]

Rice: Hurricane Laura Hits Hard, Damage Reports Vary Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Since September 2005, Hurricane Rita has been southwest Louisiana’s reference for measuring the severity of weather events.  Yesterday, thanks to Hurricane Laura, this area received a new reference point and […]

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