Excessive Heat, Drought May Lead to Economic Losses for Louisiana Crops and Cattle Aug 18, 2023

    🕔Aug 18, 2023
    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 […]

    Louisiana: Glyphosate-Resistant Ryegrass Will Motivate You In A Big Way May 6, 2020

    🕔May 6, 2020
    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 […]

    Louisiana Cotton: Seedling Injury – Who’s the Culprit May 5, 2020

    🕔May 5, 2020
    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 […]

    Louisiana Corn: Replanting – 3 Ways to Control a Failed Stand Apr 7, 2020

    🕔Apr 7, 2020
    Many producers are having to replant corn due to poor stands. There are three main ways to remove a failed corn stand.

    Louisiana: True Armyworms in Field Crops and Pastures Apr 7, 2020

    🕔Apr 7, 2020
    In the past two weeks, instances of true armyworms (TAW) in wheat, corn and pastures have increased across the state.

    Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply an In-furrow Starter Fertilizer? Feb 12, 2020

    🕔Feb 12, 2020
    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 […]

    Louisiana Soybeans: Variety Response to Taproot Decline Jan 18, 2019

    🕔Jan 18, 2019
    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

    🕔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

    🕔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

    🕔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 […]


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