Farmers Have ‘Special Responsibility’ To Protect Resources, Governor Says At Conservation Conference Feb 1, 2023

    🕔Feb 1, 2023
    BATON ROUGE, La. — From the fertile soils of its farmlands to waterways that are crucial to commerce, Louisiana’s natural resources are key to the success of agriculture — and […]

    Louisiana: Feral Hogs Cost Farmers $91Mln Annually Oct 26, 2022

    🕔Oct 26, 2022
    From rooting up crops to destroying farm infrastructure, Louisiana’s growing population of feral hogs causes $91.1 million in damage to agricultural and timber lands each year, according to a newly […]

    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 Crawfish: Rain – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Sep 23, 2022

    🕔Sep 23, 2022
    A few showers every now and then during the summer is usually good for crawfish brood stock because it maintains moisture in their burrows and improves survival. This summer started […]

    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: Sweet Potato Field Day Highlights AgCenter Research Aug 23, 2022

    🕔Aug 23, 2022
    Rain is a welcome sight in northeast Louisiana these days, so when storm clouds gathered the morning of Aug. 18, sweet potato farmers who have been contending with dry conditions […]

    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, Cotton: Look Out for Caterpillars; Bollworms Spreading Across Midsouth Aug 19, 2022

    🕔Aug 19, 2022
    Lepidopteran Pests of Soybean As we approach late into the summer, we should be on the lookout for late-season lepidopteran pests of soybean. Soybean loopers (Fig. 1A) can build large […]

    Louisiana Rice, Corn: Optimum Time for Soil Sampling After Harvest Aug 19, 2022

    🕔Aug 19, 2022
    The amount of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer required for maximum crop yield is determined by routine soil testing. Most land-grant universities developed soil-test-based P and K fertilizer recommendations […]


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