Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day, Delhi, Aug 22 Jul 2, 2019

🕔Jul 2, 2019The annual LSU AgCenter sweet potato field day is set for Aug. 22 at Black Gold Farms headquarters at 2305 La. Highway 17 in Delhi. “This field day offers a […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Variety on the Way Aug 22, 2018

🕔Aug 22, 2018A sweet potato line with excellent eye appeal and good disease resistance is poised to be released to growers soon, LSU AgCenter sweet potato breeder Don La Bonte said at […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop Jan 11, 2018

🕔Jan 11, 2018An LSU AgCenter researcher is trying to find out if an aggressive pest that has devastating effects on sweet potatoes has made its way into Louisiana. AgCenter nematologist Charles Overstreet […]

Louisiana Sweet Potato Harvest Off to Late Start Oct 11, 2017

🕔Oct 11, 2017After a challenging growing season, Louisiana farmers are harvesting sweet potatoes, but the crop is somewhat delayed in areas. Development of this year’s crop has been slow for some growers, […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Farmers Hear About AgCenter Research at Field Day Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017The LSU AgCenter is working to develop early-maturing sweet potato varieties that would allow farmers to shave up to 20 days off the growing period and sell to the market […]

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