Louisiana Soybeans: 2022 LSU AgCenter Planting Date Trial Apr 9, 2022

🕔Apr 9, 2022
The first planting of a planting date trial was sown at the Dean Lee Research Station on March 28, 2022. This research trial will also be planted at the Rice […]

Rice: #Plant22 Has Begun Apr 8, 2022

🕔Apr 8, 2022
Rice planting is well underway in southwest Louisiana and Texas.  However, the crop is progressing slowly due to a variety of factors. “We are approximately 75 percent planted,” said Wayne Hensgen […]

Louisiana: Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training, Crowley, April 6 Mar 24, 2022

🕔Mar 24, 2022
The Acadia Parish LSU AgCenter will host a private pesticide applicator certification on April 6th.  This is not a recertification but an actual training to obtain a private pesticide applicator […]

Louisiana Corn: Optimum Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate and Timing Mar 23, 2022

🕔Mar 23, 2022
Nitrogen (N) is the most yield limiting nutrient for corn production. The LSU AgCenter recommends 1 to 1.25 lbs of N per bushel of corn harvested i.e., a 200-bushel corn […]

Louisiana: How Can We Cut Down Phosphorus, Potassium Fertilizer Rates in 2022? Mar 23, 2022

🕔Mar 23, 2022
Phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer recommendations depend on Mehlich-3 soil-test P and K concentrations, respectively from soil sample taken from 0- to 6-inch depth in Louisiana. Fertilization is recommended […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Consider Nitrogen Fixation When Planting Mar 22, 2022

🕔Mar 22, 2022
Soybean acreage has been projected to increase in 2022 in Louisiana as well as in several other states due, in part, to the high price of fertilizer. Since both corn […]

Louisiana: Global Issues Hit Home with High Fuel, Fertilizer Costs Mar 16, 2022

🕔Mar 16, 2022
At St. Louis Planting Co. in Iberville Parish, Patrick Frischhertz is busy checking off the list of usual springtime chores at a sugarcane farm: preparing rows for planting and applying […]

Louisiana: Importance of Refuge Compliance in Field Corn Feb 24, 2022

🕔Feb 24, 2022
With field corn planting rapidly approaching in Louisiana, it is important to keep in mind the value of planting refuge. The vast majority of the field corn acreage planted in […]

Louisiana: Corn Planting Is Upon Us Feb 24, 2022

🕔Feb 24, 2022
With corn planting knocking at our door, now is a great time to review a few key recommendations to ensure the 2022 season gets off to a great start. A […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Use N-stabilizers to Improve Nitrogen Use Efficiency? Feb 24, 2022

🕔Feb 24, 2022
Nitrogen fertilizers contribute to the major share of fertilizer costs, especially in corn production. At present, nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) of the applied N-fertilizers is often below 40% and has […]

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