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: 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 […]

    Mississippi: Sweet Potato Field Day, Pontotoc, Aug. 25 Aug 4, 2022

    🕔Aug 4, 2022
    The state’s sweet potato growers will have a wealth of information available to them in a half-day event Aug. 25 in Pontotoc. The Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi […]

    Louisiana: Sweet Potato Research Station Field Day, Chase, Aug. 18 Jul 31, 2022

    🕔Jul 31, 2022
    The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station will hold a field day Aug. 18 highlighting upcoming varieties, best management practices and other research. Registration for the event will begin at […]

    Mississippi Agriculture Reaches Record High in 2021 Dec 23, 2021

    🕔Dec 23, 2021
    High commodity prices in 2021 pushed Mississippi agriculture to a sharp increase in total value — a record estimated $8.33 billion — despite a huge decline in government assistance aimed […]

    Louisiana: Sweet Potato Field Day Reveals Advanced Lines, Improved Techniques Oct 8, 2021

    🕔Oct 8, 2021
    The LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station recently shared its 2021 field day video presentations. “We’re excited about the research and extension programs, many of which focus on foundation seed […]

    Sweeetpotato Scurf: Identification and Management Mar 26, 2021

    🕔Mar 26, 2021
    In collaboration with the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NC State we confirmed several cases of sweetpotato scurf in North Carolina. Sweetpotato roots exhibit expanding brown lesions in the […]

    Louisiana: Sweet Potato Meeting Held to Discuss Research, Updates Feb 1, 2021

    🕔Feb 1, 2021
    After what has been called an average crop year, the annual meeting of the Louisiana Sweet Potato Association provided a better outlook. Those in the industry were given a sneak […]

    Sweetpotato Black Rot Found in Storage Facilities Jan 14, 2021

    🕔Jan 14, 2021
    Sweetpotato black rot, caused by the fungal pathogen Ceratocystis fimbriata, was found in two commercial sweetpotato storage facilities in January of 2021. These storage facilities housed the appropriately spaced industrial shelving, […]

    Mississippi: Ag Industry Posted 2020 Estimated Value of $7.35B Dec 17, 2020

    🕔Dec 17, 2020
    Mississippi farmers generated an estimated agricultural value of $7.35 billion in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019 saw soybeans top forestry for the No. 2 spot behind poultry. The predicted […]


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