Louisiana Crawfish: Planting Rice for Forage Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
If you are planning on planting rice for crawfish forage, the best time to plant is in late July or the first week of August. Last summer we did a […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Season Winding Down; Time to Restock Ponds May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
With crawfish season winding down, an LSU AgCenter crawfish specialist has written guidelines for stocking new ponds. “Now and the next few weeks would be a good time to stock […]

Louisiana Crawfish: 5 Steps to Minimize Impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
1. Avoid unnecessary stocking of existing ponds: Research has shown that population density, management of water quality and forage crops has roughly 20 times as much influence on crawfish size […]

Louisiana Rice: Virtual Field Day, July 1 May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
The 2020 field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will be held online only because of the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic. The internet […]

Louisiana Crawfish: Income Down, Season Shortened Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
Results from a survey of crawfish producers show that decreased demand for their product is resulting in lost income of about $500 an acre and a season that could end […]

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmers Urged Not to Drain Ponds Yet Despite Drop in Sales Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Crawfish producer Allen McLain’s business has dropped dramatically because of the coronavirus’ impact on the restaurant business. “We’re struggling. It’s not looking good,” said McLain, of Abbeville. A big portion […]

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 […]

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