Louisiana: Wheat Crop Survives Below-Freezing Temps

🕔Mar 20, 2019Wheat producers may fare better than expected from the arctic blast that plunged temperatures into the mid- to upper 20s in early March and threatened the crop across Louisiana. LSU […]

Southern Region Water Conference, College Station, TX, July 23-25

🕔Mar 19, 2019Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas, July 23 […]

Flooding: Louisiana’s Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening is Historical – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2019The opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway on Feb. 27 was the first time in history that it had been opened in consecutive years. It is also the third time […]

Rice: RCPP Deadlines Approaching for Texas, Louisiana

🕔Mar 7, 2019Rice producers in Texas have until March 15 to apply for a special Regional Conservation Partnership (RCPP) Environmental Quality Incentives (EQIP) program, while rice producers in Louisiana have until April […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

Louisiana: 17 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Feb 27, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 17 Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Jefferson Davis, LaFourche, St. Charles, St. […]

Louisiana Rice: New Varieties Show Promise

🕔Feb 26, 2019With planting only weeks away, LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. 21 in Manssura  to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Young Farmer Streamlines As He Expands – DTN

🕔Feb 22, 2019Bobby Morris heads out early on hot and humid Louisiana summer mornings to inspect his sugarcane fields. You can hear the cane growing, he says, more than an inch per […]

Louisiana: 9 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Feb 22, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Bossier, Caddo, Evangeline, Grant, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Pointe Coupee, Rapides and Red River parishes who suffered […]

Mississippi Delta Ag Research Center Focuses on Water Management

🕔Feb 20, 2019A new research center in the Mississippi Delta is tasked with studying agricultural water management to protect this critical natural resource. Jeff Johnson, head of the Mississippi State University Delta […]

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