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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)
2015 Sweet Potato Production Cost Budget
Sweet Potato Production pdf cover image
This report presents estimates of production costs for sweet potatoes in Louisiana for the 2015 crop year.
Allocation of Louisiana Sugarcane Planting Costs in 2016 for Sugarcane Planted in 2015
Allocation of Sugarcane Planting Costs
This report presents estimates of total sugarcane planting costs for sugarcane planted in 2015. These planting costs would be allocated to the 2016 plant cane and succeeding stubble crops.
Prorated Sugarcane Planting Costs in 2016
Prorated Sugarcane Planting Costs
This report presents estimates of prorated (unrecovered) planting costs for sugarcane in production for the 2016 crop year, including plant cane planted in 2015, first stubble planted in 2014, second stubble planted in 2013, and third stubble planted in 2012.
Feral hog researcher explores options with grant
LSU AgCenter animal scientist Glen Gentry is in a feral hog trap at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild
Feral hogs continue to be a major problem in the state, and research is being conducted to reduce their numbers, said LSU AgCenter animal scientist Glen Gentry.
New feed grains field guide will be ready early 2016
New feed grains field guide
Tackling weed, insect and disease problems quickly is critical for farmers to avoid damage and maintain good yields. That’s why the LSU AgCenter is producing a feed grains field guide that growers and consultants can use to easily determine solutions.
Iron may help combat Cercospora leaf blight in soybeans
Ray Schneider examines soybeans for signs of Cercospora
Foliar applications of iron may provide some opportunities to reduce the impact of Cercospora leaf blight in soybeans.