Louisiana Cotton, Grains: Best Management Practices Field Day, Newellton, July 12 Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
The LSU AgCenter will hold a field day July 12 to highlight research on best management practices for cotton and grain crops. The event will be at Somerset Plantation in […]

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 Ag Suffers at Least $584M in Damage from Hurricane Ida Sep 23, 2021

🕔Sep 23, 2021
The Louisiana agriculture industry has suffered at least $584 million in damage after Hurricane Ida walloped the southeastern portion of the state last month with strong winds and flooding, according […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates 2020 Class Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
The Louisiana Master Farmer Program, an LSU AgCenter-led initiative that teaches about conservation, recently graduated its 2020 class. Five new Master Farmer certifications as well as 14 recertifications were awarded […]

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Busy Tropical Season Causes Problems for Farmers Oct 27, 2020

🕔Oct 27, 2020
As Louisiana sweet potato farmers near the finish line in this year’s harvest, a clearer picture is emerging of how much damage was wrought by heavy rains that were dumped […]

Louisiana: Act Quickly for CARES Aid Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Farmers may be able to get help covering business costs through the coronavirus aid program recently approved by Congress and the president — but they need to act quickly, an […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

©Debra L Ferguson
🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

Louisiana Master Farmer Program Graduates Recognized Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Six people who completed environmental stewardship training through the Louisiana Master Farmer Program were recognized Jan. 9 during the Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts annual meeting in Baton Rouge. They […]

Louisiana: LSU Digital Ag Conference, Alexandria, Jan. 23 Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
The LSU AgCenter will host its second annual conference highlighting applications of digital data in agriculture on Jan. 23, 2020. This free event will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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

🕔Aug 21, 2019
The 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 […]

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