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Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
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)
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.
Soybean Variety Yields and Production Practices
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)
Results of TSWV-resistant Tomato Variety Demonstration Plots in 2009
Results of 11 TSWV-resistant tomato varieties planted at seven different locations across Louisiana in the summer of 2009.
Monthly Feedgrain Review Newletters
2007 Corn Hybrids Performance Trials
This page contains the grain corn hybrids performance trials research summaries for the year 2007
2008 Corn Hybrids Performance Trials
This page contains the grain corn hybrids performance trials research summaries for the year 2008.
Contact Us
This page contains the contact information for the parish county agents. Also included is a list of faculty/specialists.
2014 Prorated Sugarcane Planting Costs
Prorated Sugarcane Planting Costs in 2014
This report presents estimates of prorated (unrecovered) planting costs for sugarcane in production for the 2014 crop year, including plant cane planted in 2013, first stubble planted in 2012, second stubble planted in 2011, and third stubble planted in 2010.
Allocation of Sugarcane Planting Costs
Allocation of Louisiana Sugarcane Planting Costs in 2014 for Sugarcane Planted in 2013
This report presents estimates of total sugarcane planting costs for sugarcane planted in 2013. These planting costs would be allocated to the 2014 plant cane and succeeding stubble crops.
Table 1. Broccoli Germination Rates
LSU AgCenter Broccoli Variety Trials 2013-2015
Information broccoli varieties grown in southern Louisiana.
2012 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research & Promotion Board Report
Since 2005, the Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board has provided monies for an AgCenter Communications project to develop a research report highlighting board-funded projects. This publication serves as a report to soybean and small grain producers about the results from LSU AgCenter projects that their check-off dollars funded. It also serves as a marketing piece for the board and grain industry.
Air-blast sprayer
Fungicide Application Recommendations for Pecan Disease Control
The key components of the effective use of fungicides for pecan disease control are timing, coverage and concentration. The updated 2015 fungicide list is included.
2012 Soybean Extension Demonstrations
Extension demonstrations are conducted annually in numerous parishes. The objectives of these demonstrations are to evaluate new varieties and continue evaluating proven or recommended varieties under “real world” situations.
LSRVP field
Louisiana Soybean Verification Program (LSRVP)
A soybean verification program was initiated in 1994 to verify research by the LSU AgCenter at the farm level. Fields are selected statewide, including various cropping systems, and are monitored weekly. Data are collected throughout the growing season, and cooperators follow LSU AgCenter recommendations until harvest. Historically, LSRVP fields outyield the statewide average by 12 bushels per acre.
2011 Extension Demonstrations
Soybean Extension Demostrations for 2011.
Rice Acreage Maps
Louisiana rice acreage maps by category starting with 1999.
Louisiana Rice Acreage by Variety
Tables listing Louisiana rice varieties by category starting with 1999.
dissected and labeled grass spikelet
Parts Of Grass Spikelet
A photograph of a labeled grass spikelet. By definition a grass spikelet is the unit of the inflorscence of a grass, a member of the Poaceae or Gramineae family of plants. It consists of two glumes and one or more florets.
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Rice Varieties and Management Tips
2015 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips for them. Decisions about rice varieties are some of the most critical you will make, and those deicisions have to be made early each year. The information in this publication will help you decide which rice varieties are best suited to your particular growing conditions. (PDF Format Only)
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