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Lethal yellowing, a deadly disease affecting palms, has recently been identified in silver date palms and Chinese windmill palms in Baton Rouge.
Pesticide Stewardship of Specialty Crops: Train the Trainer Handbook
Best management practices (BMPs) are used by agricultural producers to control the generation and delivery of pollutants from agricultural activities to water resources of the state, thereby reducing the amount of agricultural pollutants entering surface and ground waters. This publication includes information on five main areas: nutrient management, pesticide management, soil and water management, pasture management and general farm BMPs. (PDF Format Only)
Complete book - 326 pages
2018 Insect Pest Management Guide – Complete book
This guide contains information to improve the decision-making process for soybean variety selection. We recommend looking at performance and stability.
Commercial and Home Uses. Control of obscure scale, pecan phylloxera, pecan nut casebearer, pecan spittlebug, hickory shuckworm, pecan leaf scorch mite, yellow aphid, black pecan aphid and pecan weevil.
Contains recommendations for controlling bollworms, tobacco budworms, loopers, tarnished plant bugs and fleahoppers, spider mites, cotton aphids, thrips, cutworms, whiteflies, fall armyworms, beet armyworms, green stink bugs and brown stink bugs.
Step-by-step instructions for calibrating your sprayer.
Describes methods for releasing and monitoring salvinia weevil for management of giant salvinia infestations.
A variety of management approaches may be used to control giant salvinia infestations throughout the year as part of an integrated management program.
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests.
Disease control on asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, leafy vegetables, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, shallots, spinach and squash.
Disease control of algae, bermudagrass decline, brown patch, centipedegrass mosaic, dollar spot, fairy ring, gray leaf spot, melting out/helminthosprium leafspot, nematodes, pythium blight, slime mold and St. Augustine decline (SAD).
There are a number of plant-parasitic nematodes and plant pathogens that inhabit the soil and cause damage to or disease in crops. Soil fumigants can kill parasitic nematodes, soilborne pathogens, insects and weeds in the soil – thereby improving seedling and crop performance.
Seed treatments for field crops and vegetables.
Some of the pesticides or certain uses of pesticides in this publication may be classified for restricted use. It is unlawful for a non-certified applicator to use a pesticide which has been classified with restricted uses. Information on pesticide applicator certification programs may be obtained from the LSU AgCenter.
Disease control in annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, etc.
Nematode control in field crops, fruit crops, ornamentals, turfgrass, vegetables and home gardens.
The LSU AgCenter Plant Disease Management Guide is a resource for crop producers in Louisiana and neighboring states.
Fungicides to use on home lawns, landscapes, gardens and orchards.
Disease control of crown rot, gray mold, leaf blight, leaf scorch, leaf spot (rust), powdery mildew, root knot nematodes and summer dwarf or bud nematode.
Disease control of brown spot, bunch disease, downy spot, powdery mildew, leaf scorch, rosette, scab and vein spot.
Disease control of early leaf spot, fireblight, late leaf spot and quince rust.
Disease control of bacterial spot, black knot, brown rot, crown gall, peach leaf curl, phony peach, rhizopus rot, root rot, rust and scab.
Disease control of rusts, powdery mildew and fireblight.
Disease control of anthracnose, black rot and Pierce's disease.
Disease control of melanose, scab, sooty mold, green mold, blue mold and sour rot.
Disease control of mummy berry, fruit rots, leaf spots, bacterial canker, phytophthora and root rot.
Disease control of boytris, leaf spot, cane spot, rust, phytophthora, root rot, anthracnose, alternaria leaf spot and blotch.
Disease control of bitter rot, blotch, rust and fire blight.
Disease control of leaf rust, stem rust, leaf and glume blotch, powdery mildew, bacterial streak/black chaff, fusarium head blight/scab, stripe rust, tan spot and yellow dwarf.
Disease control of leaf scald, mosaic, ratoon stunting disease, red rot, rust, smut and white stripe.
Disease control of seedling diseases, charcoal rot, phytophthora root rot, red crown rot, Southern blight, aerial blight, brown leaf spot, downy mildew, frogeye, purple seed stain, anthracnose, pod & stem blight, stem canker, virus or viruslike disease complex, nematodes, root knot and soybean cyst.
Disease control of blast, sheath blight, brown leaf spot, narrow brown leaf spot, seed and seedling diseases, stem rot and straighthead.
Disease control of cercospora leaf rot, root rot, pod rot, stem rot and limb rot.
Disease control of crown rust, stem rust, yellow dwarf and leaf blotch.
Disease control of fusarium wilt, verticillium wilt, root-knot nematode, seedling diseases and boll rots.
Disease control of common rust, southern rust and smut.
This handy pocket-sized publication provides details on 2016 Louisiana agriculture and natural resources, the number of farms and farmers and much more.
The 2017 Louisiana rice season was affected by tropical weather events and frequent rain, but overall, the year allowed for an average crop.
Commonly mistaken for a fungal disease, rain rot (dermatophilosis) is actually a bacterial infection caused by Dermatophilus congolensis.
Insects are not only a nuisance — they are also potential disease carriers. It is important to create a management plan.
2018 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips
Information regarding the updated equine deworming recommendations.
Economic contribution of forestry and forest products in Acadia parish.
Woody Plants (Forestry) Chemical Weed Control.
Things that promote resistance along with examples of herbicides having same mode of action and weeds that are resistant to them.
Vegetable Crops (commercial) Chemical Weed Control.
Sugarcane Chemical Weed Control.
Soybean Chemical Weed Control.
Oats, Wheat, Barley and Rye Chemical Weed Control.
Rice Chemical Weed Control.
Weed Control Guide - information on recrop intervals.
Chemical Weed Control for Peanuts.
Chemical Weed Control for Permanent Pastures With White or Ladino Clover, Permanent Pasture Without Legume, Forage Sorghum or Sorghum Sudan Hybrids, Bermuda Establishment (Sprigging Only) and Alfalfa.
Nozzle types and suggested uses. Recommended procedures for reducing pesticide drift.
Chemical weed control for perennial, broad-leaf and grassy weeds; poison ivy and other vines.
Complete pdf of 2018 Chemical Weed Management Guide -- 223 pages. Download the complete pdf for free.
Lawns and Other Turf Areas Chemical Weed Control.
Introduction, Other Useful Internet Sites, Web Addresses for Chemical Companies.
Home Garden Chemical Weed Control.
Conservation tillage systems, whether no-till or stale seedbed, require herbicide programs that successfully control native winter vegetation or cover crops before planting.
Grain Sorghum Chemical Weed Control.
Common and chemical names of herbicides.
Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Citrus, Grapes (Muscadine and Bunch), Mayhaws, Peaches and Pecans Chemical Weed Control
Louisiana Suggested Weed Management Guide for Cotton.
Chemical Weed Control For Corn Crops.
Conversion tables for weight, temperature, speed, length, area and liquid measure.
Chemical Weed Control for Herbaceous and Woody Plants.
Two different calibration procedures for determining the correct vehicle speed, tip and pressure to create a desired application rate.
Weed Control in Ponds and Lakes.
You can’t fully prepare for every disaster. But it’s your responsibility to care for your animals during these times. Create a plan before disaster strikes.
This publication contains information about the distribution and recognition of air potato, and the life cycle and impact of the air potato leaf-feeding beetle, Lilioceris cheni.
2017 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research and Promotion Board Report
Frequently asked questions about flooded home restoration, and science based answers to help owners and contractors make informed decisions.
Rising energy prices, ﬂoods and hurricanes happen, but they don’t have to bust your budget.
Plant-parasitic nematodes can damage plants in many ways and are considered to be a serious threat to sweet potato production in Louisiana. This publication describes problematic nematode species and management strategies available for these pests. (PDF format only)
The LSU AgCenter offered two agritourism workshops titled Safety and Emergency Management in March 2017.
The LSU AgCenter offered two agritourism workshops titled Managing Financial and Legal Liabilities in November 2016.
Agriculture and tourism together present unique opportunities for farmers to diversify and expand their operations. This brochure describes the steps in developing an agritourism business venture. (PDF format only)