BATON ROUGE, La. — Extreme heat and periods of drought this summer will likely lead to losses in several of Louisiana’s agricultural sectors. Economists from the LSU AgCenter expect the worst losses […]
How many of you had an issue with glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass this spring? Did you expect clethodim to solve the problem and then found it did not? Did you apply […]
In the past week, I have looked at a few central Louisiana cotton fields that appeared to have severe thrips injury, yet no adult or immature thrips were present. Thrips […]
Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.
In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.
Phone calls have been coming in regarding applying an in-furrow starter fertilizer at corn planting. An in-furrow starter is commonly called a “pop-up” fertilizer, and is applied in the seed […]
Taproot decline of soybean usually is not noticed until pod fill when interveinal chlorosis and necrosis become evident from the turn row. However, the disease may cause seed rot, seedling disease, […]
Louisiana Soybeans: 2018 Core Block Yield Data Oct 18, 2018
Harvest data for our soybean core block variety demonstrations have begun to come in from across the state. The data for these 10 trials is now available on the LSU […]
Louisiana: Check Soils for Compaction Layers Sep 26, 2018
Over the past couple of growing season, soil compaction has been a hindrance in many fields across Louisiana. Soil compaction was evident by observing reduced crop growth and development in […]
Louisiana: Don’t Neglect Fall Weed Management Sep 26, 2018
Trends in earlier crop harvest has resulted in adequate time for weeds to set seed between harvest and a killing frost. This time period can range from one to four […]