Louisiana Soybeans: Economics of Replanting Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Although there have been dry conditions in the south and wet conditions in the north, the 2020 planting season in Louisiana is off to a good start. The USDA National […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Nitrogen is the most yield limiting nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Insufficient chlorophyll content […]

Louisiana Soybeans: What to Know About Nitrogen Fixation Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
There have been recent concerns about possible conditions leading to deficient nitrogen fixation in soybean plants. A planting date trial at the Dean Lee Research Station was established on March […]

Louisiana Soybeans: The Importance of Seed Inoculation Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
I am hearing that producers may plant soybean in fields that have not been planted to soybean during the last few years. Soybean plants have the ability to fix nitrogen, […]

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 […]

Rice: Severe Winter Weather Impacts Milling Feb 23, 2021

🕔Feb 23, 2021
The rice industry was reeling from severe weather in 2020 – the most named hurricanes to hit the U.S. ever and devastating wildfires out west. Optimists felt the new year would […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: ‘Wait and See’ Approach to Freeze Damage Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
More than 60 hours of subfreezing temperatures, including lows in the mid- to lower teens in the northern region of the Louisiana sugarcane belt, has many growers concerned about the […]

Louisiana: Soil Health Forum, St. Joseph, March 17 Feb 18, 2021

🕔Feb 18, 2021
The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will host a soil health forum on March 17. The forum is supported by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation and National Resource Conservation Service. […]

Louisiana: 3 to Be Inducted into Ag Hall of Distinction Feb 12, 2021

🕔Feb 12, 2021
Three fixtures in Louisiana agriculture will be inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction during a ceremony at L’Auberge Hotel in Baton Rouge on March 4. The new inductees […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane Farmers Meet Virtually to Prepare for 2021 Feb 11, 2021

🕔Feb 11, 2021
After completing a successful harvest, sugarcane farmers in the Bayou Teche area met online Feb. 9 with LSU AgCenter experts to find out what they should be doing to prepare […]

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