Louisiana Rice: AgCenter Experts Offer Farmers Tips on Upcoming Season Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Rice farmers preparing for the 2020 crop heard recently from LSU AgCenter experts about what they should be considering before they get into the fields. The meetings were held in […]

Louisiana Rice: How Does Harvesting a 2nd Crop Affect Crawfish? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
An LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant agent is studying the effects of crawfish production following a second crop of rice. Mark Shirley is conducting the study requested by farmers who […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Raising Tips Offered at Producer Meeting Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019
Crawfish season is just around the corner, but an LSU AgCenter crawfish expert advised that it’s too early to start flooding fields. LSU AgCenter and Sea Grant crawfish specialist Mark Shirley said […]

Louisiana: LSU Plans 5 Crawfish Workshops Sep 10, 2019

🕔Sep 10, 2019
The LSU AgCenter will host five crawfish meetings in south Louisiana to help producers get ready for the upcoming season. “Pond management, including water and vegetation management, are among the […]

Louisiana Crawfish: 6 Tips for Stocking Rice Fields May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019
The cool weather we had in March and April delayed the growth of young rice and thus has delayed crawfish stocking. Some fields won’t be ready to stock until the […]

Louisiana Crawfish: White Spot Virus in Ponds Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019
White Spot Syndrome Virus has popped up again this season. So far I’ve only talked to a handful of farmers that were affected but I suspect that many more acres […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Harvest Off to Slow Start; Monitor Bait Costs Jan 15, 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019
The 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 […]

Southwest Louisiana Rice Clinics Prepare Growers for 2019 Jan 14, 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 Crawfish: Get Equipment Ready for Harvest Nov 13, 2018

🕔Nov 13, 2018
Ponds have been flooded for a month or so and farmers are preparing for crawfish harvesting. It is time to check the traps, make repairs to the boat and plan […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Almost Time to Flood Ponds Sep 17, 2018

🕔Sep 17, 2018
It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season, said Mark Shirley, aquaculture specialist with the LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant. But he recommends that […]

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