DeSoto Parish Ag Update - February 2022 Edition

36th Annual Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum: Trees are Necessities

February 15, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. Location: LSUS, 1 University Place, Shreveport, LA

A full day of resources and educational opportunities for forest landowners and industry partners in the Ark-La-Tex region. Guest speakers will provide a wide range of information including current market and political issues, new mills entering the region, landowner incentives, and much more. A barbecue lunch will be provided and vendors will be on hand to help with all your land management needs.

Private Applicator Recertification Class

February 24, 2022 from 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m. DeSoto Extension Office, 10117 Hwy 171, Grand Cane, LA 71032

Only for those Louisiana Private Pesticide Applicator's whose pesticide cards expire on March 31, 2022. The applicator's with expiring cards will receive a letter in the mail soon.

Swarm Trapping Event

February 7, 2022 Rosepine Extension Station, Rosepine, LA

Moisture Outlook

January to March 2022 (see .pdf for full color graphic)

United States Hay Stocks - December 1

Graphic sourced from USDA, CattleFax for Million Tons from year 2000 through 2021. (see .pdf for full color graphic)

United States Drought Outlook

Drought Tendency During the Valid Period. Valid for January 20 - April 30, 2022. Graphic sourced from (see .pdf for full color graphic)

Join Us! Beef Brunch Educational Series

February 8, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. "Hay Feeding Efficiency" featuring Dr. Dave Lalman, Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist from Oklahoma State University Extension. This webinar will be hosted through Microsoft Teams. An internet connection is required but a microphone and webcam are not necessary. The Teams app may be downloaded by smartphone or tablet. Participants may join by accessing the webinar online at Participants may also join by telephone for audio only by calling 1-225-614-2374 and using conference identification code: 838 705 841#.

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