Louisiana: Industrial Hemp Hit Hard by Southern Blight Jul 24, 2020

    🕔Jul 24, 2020
    Louisiana’s first industrial hemp crop is getting hammered by a fungal disease called southern blight. LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh says the disease is caused by a soilborne fungus […]

    Louisiana Hemp: Farmers Hear About Production Challenges Dec 12, 2019

    🕔Dec 12, 2019
    Industrial hemp is gaining interest as farmers explore the potential for increased profits from growing hemp varieties used for fiber, seed and cannabidiol, or CBD, oil. “This crop will have […]

    Louisiana Hemp: Looking for a New Cash Crop? This One’s Not Without Risk. Nov 15, 2019

    🕔Nov 15, 2019
    About 500 people attended an LSU AgCenter meeting Nov. 13 to find out about the potential of growing industrial hemp as a cash crop. Experts advised that the commodity can […]

    Louisiana Citrus: Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers Oct 31, 2018

    🕔Oct 31, 2018
    As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year. Mature fruit looks otherwise healthy from the outside, but internal dry […]

    Louisiana Citrus: Canker Disease Recently Found in 2 Parishes Oct 12, 2018

    🕔Oct 12, 2018
    Citrus canker, a serious disease of citrus, was recently found on trees in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes, according to LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh. Citrus canker is […]


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