2017 Louisiana Summary: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Encouraging and maintaining healthy native bee populations in your yard requires the presence of nesting habitat in addition to forage.
A number of common vegetable and fruit plants can serve a dual function of providing food and habitat specifically for native pollinators.
Native pollinators have evolved close associations with the plants specific to their native regions.
A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
Combining appropriate cover crop and conservation tillage methods are eligible for cot-share incentives from NRCS.
Information on armyworm life stage, injury and control options in hayfields and pastures.
Step by step guide for testing honey bees for Varroa mite using the non-destructive powdered sugar roll.
Advertisement for Louisiana hobbyist beekeeper survey.
A Guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
Fact sheet series regarding food safety information.
Fact sheet for Chronic Wasting Disease
Fall and spring burndown considerations for row crops.
Pesticide Stewardship of Specialty Crops: Train the Trainer Handbook
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests.
2018 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips
2017 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research and Promotion Board Report
A team of researchers is working to develop and deliver a prototype bait capsule designed to decrease numbers of invasive feral hogs — rapidly reproducing anima
LSU AgCenter researchers and extension agents conducting research using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are learning when to fly, what to fly and how to use thi
Two longtime LSU AgCenter faculty members whose research and outreach efforts helped advance the Louisiana agriculture industry have retired.
Examining the cultural and fertility practices involved in soybean production is one focus of research conducted by LSU AgCenter agronomist and rice specialist
A fumigant and soybean varieties resistant to nematodes may help combat the underground pest.
Brenda Tubaña, LSU AgCenter soil scientist, continues to work on a project to evaluate proper rates of potassium and phosphorous in combination with lime in a c
Increased consumer demand for cover crops has led LSU AgCenter researchers to study ways to improve soil health, reduce fertilizer rates, increase yield and man
Corn producers know well that there are many diseases that can reduce yields in their crop throughout the growing season.
LSU AgCenter wheat researchers are using biotech tools to increase efficiency of the breeding program.
After growing winter wheat, Louisiana farmers wishing to plant a second crop have few options.
On many farms a single piece of equipment is used to spray all the chemicals needed to keep weeds, insects and diseases at bay.
When thinking of production practices that go hand-in-hand, soybean and sugarcane may not be the first to come to mind. But growers in south Louisiana look for
For some time, soybean farmers have used desiccants to eliminate late-season weeds and aid in drying soybean plants to make harvesting more efficient.
The LSU AgCenter soybean breeding program is developing and evaluating lines that offer resistance to Cercospora leaf blight.
Agricultural seed companies and universities spend a great deal of effort and time developing new varieties and hybrids for commodities, such as corn, soybeans
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in achieving good crop yields.
A recent discovery by an LSU graduate student could help boost the soybean plant immune system.
LSU AgCenter entomologist Jeff Davis is working on methods of controlling redbanded stink bugs without increasing soybean looper populations.
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Clayton Hollier is evaluating the damage suffered by corn plants due to wind, hail, insects and disease to determine the effects
Experimenting with foliar and soil applications of different materials, Jong Ham, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, is studying different ways of improving soybea
Three new herbicide systems could give Louisiana farmers some much-needed tools to fight the resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent year
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.
This publication should help producers make more informed decisions about which hybrids to select.
Information addressing pasture management following a flood.
Information covering the cause and treatment options for equine Pythiosis.
Keep food safe during taigating events.
A listing of primary wood using facilities in Louisiana in 2017
Will Naled kill my bees? and other frequently asked questions about Mosquito control and bees.
Keep food safe after natural disasters.
Small grain variety trials are conducted at seven LAES research stations representative of the major soil and climate regions of the state
Prior to harvest, applying a harvest aid to grain sorghum has become a very common practice in LA.
2016 Louisiana Summary: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Farm animals can carry germs that make people sick, but some simple precautions can keep our kids healthy.
The projected Louisiana gross farm value of harvested forest products decreased by 10.96 percent during the 2016 calendar year.
During pregnancy, your immune system is altered, which makes it harder for your body to fight off certain harmful foodborne pathogens.
Las mejores practicas para garantizer la inocuidad de lost alimentos en granjas.
2016 Louisiana Rice Research Board-funded projects
Successful management of sweet potato diseases requires the same strategies as other vegetables.
2017 Louisiana Rice Research Board Annual Report
The H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station has acquired new technology to help rice breeders identify lines of rice with desirable traits.
Much of AgCenter weed scientist Eric Webster’s work in 2016 involved studies of the quizalofop herbicide to be used with Provisia rice technology.
Work by the LSU AgCenter to develop superior hybrid rice continued in 2016 with promising results.
The availability of Provisia rice is getting closer for farmers.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture