Louisiana: Fall Phosphorus, Potassium Application Considerations Oct 22, 2022

    🕔Oct 22, 2022
    Louisiana producers mostly use triple superphosphate (TSP; 0-46-0) for Phosphorus (P) fertilization and muriate of potash (MoP; 0-0-60) for potassium (K) fertilization and apply both fertilizers mostly in the Fall […]

    Louisiana: After Challenging Growing Season, Farmers Now Face Disappointment at Harvest Oct 22, 2022

    🕔Oct 22, 2022
    To say 2022 has been a challenging year for Louisiana farmers would be an understatement. Back in the spring, as farmers prepared to plant their fields, they knew they would […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Late Season Crop Damage Sep 20, 2022

    🕔Sep 20, 2022
    It is an understatement to say soybean farmers have had a challenging year in 2022. In April, farmers had to plant around several rain events. Despite the several April showers, […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Dealing with Southern Root-Knot Nematode Aug 19, 2022

    🕔Aug 19, 2022
    The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) can cause considerable damage on soybean if not properly managed. In a recently conducted three-year survey (2019 – 2021), the southern root-knot nematode was […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Applying Harvest Aids Aug 19, 2022

    🕔Aug 19, 2022
    Use of a herbicide, such as paraquat, as a desiccant in soybean has become popular to potentially improve harvest efficiency in Louisiana. The paraquat label states at least 65% of […]

    Louisiana: Farmers Get Updates at AgCenter ‘Crops School’ Aug 9, 2022

    🕔Aug 9, 2022
    Late-afternoon thunderstorms forced the LSU AgCenter’s second annual Agronomic Crops School indoors — but farmers and others who came to the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center for the Aug. […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: How Will Drought, Heat Stress Affect The Crop? Jul 16, 2022

    🕔Jul 16, 2022
    Based on the USDA-NASS June acreage report, 1.15 million soybean acres were planted in Louisiana in 2022. The number of Louisiana acres planted to soybean is up 6% from 2021. […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: In-Season Potassium Deficiency Management Jun 21, 2022

    🕔Jun 21, 2022
    Potassium deficiency symptoms in soybean first appear as irregular yellowing on the edges of K deficient leaves and can occur as early as at the V3 vegetative stage (three trifoliolate […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Identifying and Correcting Manganese Deficiency May 27, 2022

    🕔May 27, 2022
    There are symptoms of manganese (Mn) deficiency in soybean appearing in some areas. The symptom of Mn deficiency is interveinal chlorosis (figures 1 and 2). If Mn is deficient, the […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Managing Low Final Stands May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Several factors can lead to a low final soybean stand. If the final population appears to be low, it is good to get an accurate estimate of the final stand […]


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