Louisiana Cotton, Soybeans: Seed Treatments and Pesticide Regulations – Podcast Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
R.L., Dennis, and Kylie talk about current crop conditions and working remotely.  Kylie interviews Dr. Sebe Brown about seed treatments in cotton and soybeans.  Kim Brown talks about current pesticide […]

Louisiana Rice: First Reported Case Of Apple Snail Damage In Rice Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
An invasive species of snails has wiped out a 50-acre field of rice, the first time the pest has been known to do that in Louisiana. LSU AgCenter entomologist Blake […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business. “We’re struggling. It’s not looking good,” said McLain, of Abbeville. A big portion […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Starting Crop With Near-Perfect Conditions Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
The recommended planting window for rice in southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and continues until April 15, while the planting window in northeast Louisiana is April 1 through May 5. […]

Louisiana: Rice Crop Starting Well, Planting Continues Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Rice planting is nearing completion in southwest Louisiana, where most of the state’s rice is grown, and it has begun in northeast Louisiana. LSU AgCenter state rice specialist Dustin Harrell said farmers […]

Louisiana: Farmers Begin Planting Amid Uncertain Prices Mar 23, 2020

🕔Mar 23, 2020
Planting is underway or about to start for most crops, and farmers are watching the markets closely as the world economy reels from the fallout created by the novel coronavirus. […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

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🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

Louisiana Corn: Burndown Considerations for Wet Spring – Podcast Mar 16, 2020

🕔Mar 16, 2020
Denis Burns and Danielle Stevenson discuss burndown and other weed management considerations for Louisiana corn growers with the cold, wet weather so far this year in this episode of the […]

LSU AgCenter Researcher Receives Distinguished Service Award Mar 6, 2020

🕔Mar 6, 2020
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Don Groth received the Distinguished Service Award from the Rice Technical Working Group on Feb. 26. The working group is an organization of researchers and academicians […]

Louisiana: Row Rice – Everything You Need to Know – Podcast Feb 23, 2020

🕔Feb 23, 2020
R.L. and Kylie talk row rice with Dr. Dustin Harrell. They cover all aspects of production and where row rice acreage is going in Northeast Louisiana.

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