Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never any involving sugarcane. That’s because […]

Louisiana Sugarcane Poised for Good Harvest Despite Hurricane Barry Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019After escaping Hurricane Barry with minimal damage, the Louisiana sugarcane crop seems to be on track for another successful harvest. Barry, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall July 13 […]

LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields. The award […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 13, Honors Outstanding Participant Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019Thirteen farmers who completed an LSU AgCenter environmental stewardship training program were recognized at a ceremony Jan. 10. Members of the 2018 class of Louisiana Master Farmers received certificates during […]

Louisiana: Grain Sorghum Symposium, Mansura, Nov. 7 Oct 24, 2018

🕔Oct 24, 2018The LSU AgCenter will host a symposium on grain sorghum production at its Avoyelles Parish office on Nov. 7. The program will start at 9 a.m. and end with a […]

Louisiana: ‘Big Data’ Presents New Opportunities, Challenges in Ag Oct 16, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2018Every summer, scientists at agriculture research stations spend hours with clipboards in hand walking down row after row of plants, going about a tedious chore known as rating plots. Often, […]

LSU AgCenter Receives Grant to Train Small Farmers Oct 11, 2018

🕔Oct 11, 2018The LSU AgCenter is launching an initiative to train small- and medium-scale farmers who are new to the business. The Grow Louisiana Beginning Farmer Training Program is funded by 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: 5 Sugarcane Production Meetings in Feb. Jan 31, 2018

🕔Jan 31, 2018Louisiana sugarcane farmers just finished a memorable year — one that saw them harvesting cane on a rare snow day in December and set a record for the most sugar […]

Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Conferences, Jan. 23, 24 Dec 5, 2017

🕔Dec 5, 2017Two conferences scheduled for January will feature information on soil health, cover crops, and other row crop and forage issues. The LSU AgCenter, the Louisiana Master Farmer Program and the […]

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