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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.

2012 Soybean Variety Performance Trials
Soybeans

Applications are being accepted applications for the 2012 Soybean Variety Preformance Trial.

Results of TSWV-resistant Tomato Variety Demonstration Plots in 2009
Crista

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.
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.
Soybean Variety Yields and Production Practices
soybeans
2014 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)
The Sweet Truth about Sweet Potato Production in Louisiana
Sweet Potatoes
How do sweet potatoes get from the field to your table? This video explains the amazing multi-step, labor intensive process to producing sweet potatoes. It's your chance to learn the "sweet truth" about sweet potato production in Louisiana.
2011 Vegetable Crop Production Cost Budgets
2011 Vegetable Budgets
This report presents estimates of production costs for vegetable crops in Louisiana for the 2011 crop year.
Weed Management in Sweet Potatoes
sweet potato weed mgmt
Effective weed management is a critical aspect to successful sweet potato production since weeds compete for nutrients, water and sunlight and impair crop yield and quality. Perennial weed management, preplant burndown and in-season management included. (PDF format only)
2014 Soybean Extension Demonstrations
Soybean Extension Demonstrations
Animal Industry News Update - October 2014
e-newsletter on animal science topics
Sweet Potato News
sweet potato news
Louisiana Sweet Potato News aims to update and inform all those associated with or interested in Louisiana sweet potatoes. Among the topics featured in this newsletter are such items as crop profiles, information related to various aspects of sweet potato production, the latest details on insect, weed and disease management, and current industry news and events.