Louisiana Crawfish: Harvest Off to Slow Start; Monitor Bait Costs

🕔Jan 15, 2019The crawfish harvest season got off to a slow start in December. Since the catch was slow in all areas of the state, we can assume that the cool rainy […]

Louisiana: Annual Crops and Cattle Forum, Alexandria, Feb. 26

🕔Jan 15, 2019Farmers can get the latest research updates and recertify private pesticide applicator licenses at a crops and cattle forum set for Feb. 26 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria. […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 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: Digital Ag Data Conference, Alexandria, Jan. 29

🕔Jan 14, 2019The LSU AgCenter will host a conference highlighting the management of digital data in agriculture.  The theme of the conference will be “Maximizing the Investment from Precision Ag” focusing on […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 13, Honors Outstanding Participant

🕔Jan 11, 2019Thirteen farmers who completed an LSU AgCenter environmental stewardship training program were recognized at a ceremony Jan. 10. Members of the 2018 class of Louisiana Master Farmers received certificates during […]

Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair

🕔Jan 11, 2019The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

South Carolina Sweet Potatoes: New Pest in Darlington County Forces Quarantine

🕔Jan 9, 2019A new pest detected in two farm fields in Darlington County has resulted in a quarantine of South Carolina sweet potatoes by Louisiana and Mississippi. Guava root-knot nematode was detected […]

Louisiana Pecan Prices: Growers Looking for Markets for Remaining Nuts

🕔Jan 4, 2019Plenty of rain over the last two weeks during the holiday break. Offerings are very light and growers are searching for a market for their remaining pecans that are still […]

Louisiana: Annual Crops Forum, Delhi, Feb. 7

🕔Jan 4, 2019LSU AgCenter experts will present the latest research updates in corn, cotton and soybean production at the annual Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum set for Feb. 7 at the Delhi Convention […]

Louisiana: 6 Rice Producer Meetings Set for Jan., Feb.

🕔Dec 21, 2018The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of meetings to help rice farmers prepare for their 2019 crop. Don Groth, resident coordinator of the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice […]

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