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Disaster Preparedness For Horse Producers
head shot of sorrel horse with bridle

Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides horse producers with information needed to prepare for all types of disasters.

Cotton Variety Trials & Production Guidelines
Each year the LSU AgCenter tests commercial cotton hybrids entered in the state yield tests by private seed companies. From these, a grower should choose several that are adapted to an individual farm. Information in the tables should help you make these important decisions.

Results of TSWV-resistant Tomato Variety Demonstration Plots in 2009
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Results of 11 TSWV-resistant tomato varieties planted at seven different locations across Louisiana in the summer of 2009.

Disaster Preparedness for Goat and Sheep Producers
ewes on pasture

Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides information needed for small-ruminant owners to prepare for all types of disasters.

Disaster Preparedness For Dairy Producers
holstein cows grazing on pasture
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides dairy producers with information needed to get ready for all types of disasters.
Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
commercial vegetable production
Recommendations for commercial production of vegetables ranging from artichokes, asparagus and beets to strawberries, tomatoes and watermelons. Among its guidelines for more than 30 different vegetables are recommended seeding rates, planting dates and varieties. It also includes information about days from planting to harvest, the approximate time from pollination to market and optimum soil temperatures for the various vegetables covered in this guidebook. (PDF Format Only)
Crawfish Production Manual
crawfish manual
Commercial sales of crawfish in Louisiana date back to the late 1800s, and today's crawfish industry includes millions of pounds harvested from farms and natural habitats in the state. This publication covers a wide range of topics on crawfish production, including crawfish biology, pond design, forage management, stocking, water quality, harvesting, marketing and much more. (PDF Format Only)
Soybean Variety Yields and Production Practices
soybeans
2015 Recommendations. Each year the LSU AgCenter tests commercial soybean varieties that are entered in yield tests by private seed companies. This publication provides information about results of those tests at various locations across the state. For best results using this guide, refer to the tables for variety yield results and pick the location fitting your situation -- or if your farm does not fit any location, choose varieties that performed well at multiple locations. (PDF Format Only)
Variety Trials & Recommendations
A tour of soybean field
This page contains the soybean performance trial research summaries.
Overview and Perspective: Biofuels and Bioprocessing in Louisiana
John Russin
Louisiana has long been recognized for oil and gas production.From the first producing oil well in Jennings in 1901 and the first natural gas pipeline near Shreveport in 1908, our state has matured into a globally recognized hub for recovery, processing and transportation of fossil-based fuels, chemicals and specialty products.
2015 Talkin' Horses Newsletters
Please click here for the PDF version of the June 2014 issue of the Talkin' Horses newsletter.
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
Animal Industry News Update - March 2015
animal science newsletter
2015 download report for e-reader
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2015 Louisiana Rice Research Report
Harrell takes on role of state rice specialist
Dustin Harrell, LSU AgCenter agronomist and rice specialist, right, works on test
LSU AgCenter agronomist Dustin Harrell looks forward to the challenges of being Louisiana’s extension rice specialist.