Louisiana Sugarcane: AgCenter Plans Winter Meetings Jan 29, 2021

🕔Jan 29, 2021
The LSU AgCenter is participating in a series of sugarcane meetings to help farmers prepare for the 2021 growing season. The Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane […]

Louisiana Sugarcane: Harvest in the Path of Hurricane Delta Pauses Oct 8, 2020

🕔Oct 8, 2020
Chad Hanks started harvesting his sugarcane crop on Sept. 29, a week behind schedule. The Lafayette-area farmer said he waited for Hurricane Sally to pass before getting into his fields. […]

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: LSU Partners with Ag-Analytics for Big Data Yield Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
The LSU AgCenter is partnering with Ag-Analytics to help farmers maintain and improve yields through the use of machine learning and big data. Ag-Analytics, a secure farm management platform, works […]

LSU AgCenter to Start Full-Scale Medical Cannabis Production Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
The LSU AgCenter received confirmation from the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry that GB Sciences Louisiana is deemed suitable for full-scale operations. GB Sciences Louisiana can now commence full […]

Louisiana: AgCenter Weed Control Guide Excludes Dicamba Tech Feb 5, 2018

🕔Feb 5, 2018
LSU AgCenter weed scientists will not include new herbicide technologies in the AgCenter’s 2018 weed control guide. Cotton and soybean varieties tolerant to the herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D became available […]

Louisiana: Sugarcane, Wheat Crops Withstand Freeze Jan 8, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018
Louisiana farmers and experts are remaining “cautiously optimistic” that the recent freezing weather did not significantly damage the state’s sugarcane or wheat crops. Most of the state’s sugarcane mills completed […]

Louisiana Crawfish: LSU AgCenter Seeks to Add Value to State’s Crop Aug 16, 2017

🕔Aug 16, 2017
An LSU AgCenter researcher is working on ways to add value to the Louisiana crawfish crop. Tail meat is the main reason farmers raise crawfish, but Subramaniam Sathivel sees benefits […]

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