Climate Change Affecting Crop Yields Globally, Research says

🕔Jun 21, 2019The world’s top 10 crops —  barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane, and wheat — supply a combined 83 percent of all calories produced on cropland. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Rice Heading, Soybeans Strung Out

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Crops were generally looking good. The soybean […]

LSU AgCenter Receives $1.4Mln for Nutrient Runoff Research

🕔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 Field Reports: Heavy Rains, Flooding Across the State

🕔Jun 11, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 9, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Todd Fontenot, Evangeline Parish “Last week’s excessive rainfall ranging from 6 to […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Wraps Up

🕔Jun 3, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 2, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Farmers made excellent progress in the fields during […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up; Wheat Harvest Underway

🕔May 29, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 26, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Point Coupee Parish “Average wheat yields have been observed based […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Good Planting Around Rains

🕔May 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 19, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Justin Dufour, Avoyelles Parish “Consecutive days of dry weather and sunshine allowed […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Hit Most Areas

🕔May 14, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 12, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Andrew Granger, Vermilion Parish “Rains slowed fieldwork for sugarcane farmers and limited […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Mostly Good Progress Working Around Rains

🕔Apr 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 28, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Better weather is needed for all cropping […]

Louisiana Field Reports: More Sunshine Would Be Welcome

🕔Apr 23, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 21, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Cooler than average temperatures and wet soils […]

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