Prior to harvest, applying a harvest aid to grain sorghum has become a very common practice in LA.
For the corn and sorghum industry to remain viable, it is essential that producers and consultants be able to manage weed, insect and disease issues.
Pre-harvest sprouting impacts yield losses due to shattering, lower grades and test weights.
The purpose of this publication is to provide up-to-date information on agronomic and pest management practices for southern row crops in conservation tillage systems. Many of these recommendations will help producers and private crop consultants implement conservation tillage and other soil-conserving practices to maintain efficient and economical production while minimizing negative effects on soil and water quality. (PDF format only)
Sorghum Hybrids that offer some protection from Sugarcane Aphid with Expected Availability in 2016.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture