Louisiana Hemp: Looking for a New Cash Crop? This One’s Not Without Risk. Nov 15, 2019

    🕔Nov 15, 2019
    About 500 people attended an LSU AgCenter meeting Nov. 13 to find out about the potential of growing industrial hemp as a cash crop. Experts advised that the commodity can […]

    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 […]

    LSU AgCenter Names New Head of Animal, Plant Programs Aug 20, 2019

    🕔Aug 20, 2019
    Michael Salassi has been named as LSU AgCenter associate vice president and program leader of animal and plant sciences. For the past four years, Salassi has served as head of the […]

    Louisiana Rice: Growers Learn Advantages of Furrow Irrigation Jul 23, 2019

    🕔Jul 23, 2019
    An LSU AgCenter research project at the Mer Rouge farm of Jason Waller was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day on July 18. The practice of […]

    Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 26 Jun 18, 2019

    🕔Jun 18, 2019
    The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold the annual rice field day on June 26. “This is an opportunity for our faculty members to tell rice […]

    Louisiana: Row Rice Gains Interest in Northeast Parishes Feb 19, 2019

    🕔Feb 19, 2019
    Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14. They also heard some potentially good […]

    Louisiana: Herbicide Application Featured at Industry Meeting Jan 29, 2019

    🕔Jan 29, 2019
    The LSU AgCenter recognizes the need for a strong presence of distribution and retail outlets for seed, fertilizer and crop protection products across Louisiana, AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard said […]

    Louisiana Rice Research Board Gives $1Mln to Fund LSU AgCenter Research Chair Jan 11, 2019

    🕔Jan 11, 2019
    The Louisiana Rice Research Board has given $1 million to fund an academic chair dedicated for rice research in the LSU AgCenter. The presentation was made on Jan. 9 at […]

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

    🕔Aug 22, 2018
    A 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 Sugarcane: Cover Crops Featured at Field Day Jul 27, 2018

    🕔Jul 27, 2018
    An LSU AgCenter field day for Iberia, St. Mary and Vermilion parish sugarcane farmers on July 26 placed an emphasis on methods of improving soil health. Rogers Leonard, LSU AgCenter […]


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