Louisiana: Soil Health and Cover Crops – Workshop Takeaway

🕔Feb 20, 2018Current soil health initiatives involve more intensive management and reflect more environmentally suitable systems than those in the 1990s, LSU AgCenter associate vice president Rogers Leonard told producers attending recent […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

NE Louisiana Rice Forum Discusses Latest Research, Industry Updates

🕔Feb 12, 2018Rayville rice producer and Vice President of the NELA Rice Growers Association Scott Franklin kicked off the Northeast Louisiana Rice Forum in Rayville, Louisiana, last week by thanking the crowd […]

Louisiana Rice: New Herbicides Available This Year

🕔Feb 8, 2018With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season. LSU AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster, talking at […]

Louisiana: Soil Health, Cover Crops Discussed at Conferences

🕔Feb 2, 2018Agriculture experts from five states joined farmers and others in the industry to address soil heath and cover crops at two recent conferences. The first conference was Jan. 23 in […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Picking Starts, More Defoliation Underway – AgFax

🕔Sep 15, 2017Too much rain and cloudy weather have clearly taken a toll on cotton in parts of our coverage area. Much of the damage – boll rot, hardlocking and fruit shed – […]

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: More Defoliation On Tap As Weather Opens Up

🕔Sep 8, 2017Defoliation started on a limited basis. mainly in the week before Harvey. More rain fell in the region after Harvey’s passage, triggered by a cold front that moved through the Delta […]

Cotton – Midsouth – Harvey Dumps Rain, Uncertainty On The Crop – AgFax

🕔Sep 1, 2017What remains of Hurricane Harvey moved into the Midsouth to varying degrees and could likely effect areas in western and northern Alabama along the way. This is not a good situation.

AgFax Midsouth Cotton: Harvey Approaching – This Can’t Be Good

🕔Aug 24, 2017The current tropical system – Harvey – couldn’t have taken shape at a worse time for cotton farmers in the lower Midsouth. Later this week the system will bring heavy amounts […]

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

🕔Aug 21, 2017Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   […]

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