Louisiana Sugarcane: Aphid Infestations Lead to Temporary Insecticide Approval Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Louisiana sugarcane growers received an exemption to use an insecticide to combat severe aphid infestations. The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry submitted the crisis exemption, and the Environmental Protection […]

Louisiana: Field Day Videos Available for Viewing Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
The first virtual LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center field tour included 17 presentations loaded with information for agricultural crops, beef cattle and horticulture. Videos of the presentations […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: 2020 Crop Off to Good Start May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
The LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist said farmers are pleased with the progress of the current crop. Kenneth Gravois said farmers have benefitted from favorable weather and good growing conditions since planting […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Mild Winter Could Mean More Disease Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
This winter’s mild weather could be setting up the next sugarcane crop for diseases, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist warned at a meeting on Jan. 30 for cane growers in […]

Louisiana: LSU AgCenter Teaches Benefits of New Tech Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Farmers can benefit from using emerging technology on their farms by reducing expenses and increasing crop yields, LSU AgCenter experts advised at a digital agriculture conference held on Jan. 23. […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Prior Harvest Affected 2019 Crop Jan 10, 2020

🕔Jan 10, 2020
Kenneth Gravois, LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said the muddy 2018 harvest affected the recent sugarcane crop with reduced cane tonnage. “It was a light crop,” Gravois said. “Anytime you have […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Evaluating Effects of Freeze Nov 14, 2019

🕔Nov 14, 2019
The recent freeze has sugarcane growers anxious, but as of right now, the advice from the LSU AgCenter is don’t panic. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, said it’s too early […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Ratoon Rice Harvest in Full Swing Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Continued rainfall made sugarcane harvest more difficult. […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Nearing End Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Five to six inches of rain last week […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Wrapping Up Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vince Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “The soybean harvest came to an end […]

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