Sugarcane: LSU Scientists to Study Cold Tolerance in Central Louisiana

🕔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 Field Reports: Rice Harvest Slowed by Rain

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Heavy showers by mid to late week has […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest in Full Swing

🕔Aug 13, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 11, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Fewer showers towards end of week allowed sugarcane […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Producers Prepare for Rice, Corn Harvest

🕔Jul 30, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 28, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Scattered beneficial rains continued to move all crops […]

Louisiana Field Reports: More Flooding; Early Rice Harvest Nears

🕔Jul 23, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 21, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Justin Dufour, Avoyelles Parish “Much of the week was spent observing crop […]

Louisiana Sugarcane Poised for Good Harvest Despite Hurricane Barry

🕔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 […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Barry Floodwaters Affecting Southwestern Crops

🕔Jul 18, 2019Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […]

Louisiana Field Reports: “Banged Up by Barry”

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Banged up by Barry” summarizes last week. […]

Louisiana: Rolling Crops Field Tour, Bunkie, July 25

🕔Jul 10, 2019A rolling crops field tour by the LSU AgCenter along with state and federal agencies will be held July 25 in St. Landry and Avoyelles parishes. Participants in the event […]

Louisiana Field Reports: High Temps Aid Crop Growth

🕔Jul 9, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 7, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Last week’s high temperatures will progress the […]

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