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Taproot decline of soybean (TRD), is an emerging fungal disease affecting soybean production in the southern U.S.
Suggested cool-season forage varieties for planting in 2021-2022.
When properly applied, sugarcane ripeners can maximize recoverable sugar and minimize cane yield (tonnage) losses.
Summer gardening tips for homeowners in Northeast Louisiana.
Summer gardening tips for homeowners in Central Louisiana.
Summer gardening tips for homeowners in Southwest Louisiana.
Summer gardening tips for homeowners in Southeast Louisiana.
Summer gardening tips for homeowners in Northwest Louisiana.
If sugarcane varieties are the lifeblood of the Louisiana sugar industry, then variety selection is one of your most important decisions.
Catfish raised in Louisiana just for you.
Peppers grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Caught in Louisiana just for you.
Watermelon grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Lettuce, grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Mushrooms grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Greens grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Eggplant grown in Louisiana just for you.
Cucumbers grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Citrus grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Summer squash grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Winter squash grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Botanically, tomatoes are fruits, not vegetables.
Sweet potatoes grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Strawberries grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Cabbage grown fresh for you in Louisiana
Broccoli grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
Blueberries grown fresh for you in Louisiana.
How to care for ornamental palms that have suffered freeze-damage injuries.
Timely information about forestry and wildlife management for forest landowners.
Timely information about forestry and wildlife management for forest landowners.
The Suncredible Yellow sunflower is a disease-resistant, continuous bloomer that provides nonstop flower power throughout the entire growing season.
The Virginia willow is a deciduous shrub that is native to the woody and swampy floodplains of the Gulf South states.
Hibiscus is a large family of plants that includes okra, cotton, tropical hibiscus, althea, rose mallow and many more.
Impatiens are one of the most popular bedding plants in the United States because of their wide-ranging color availability and tolerance of shade.
This publication explores insufficient sleep and its effect on health.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance, pest management and control of the Spodoptera frugiperda, Fall armyworm.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest management of the Plutella xylostella, Diamondback moth.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest significance of the Diaphania nitidalis and Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella.
Description, life cycle, parasites, ecological and pest significance, and control of the Diaphania nitidalis and Xylocopa virginica, Eastern Carpenter Bee.
Description, life cycle, migration and conservation of the Diaphania nitidalis and Danaus plexippus, Monarch Butterfly.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status of the Diaphania nitidalis and Diaphania hyalinata, Pickleworm and Melonworm Moths.
Description, life cycle, economic importance and parasites of the Common Eastern Bumblebee.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance, pest status and prevention of Diabrotica undecimpunctata, Spotted Cucumber Beetle.
As a tool for both managing weight and improving health markers, intermittent fasting has become a very popular diet plan among adults in the U.S.
Survey of forest easement landowners in Louisiana.
The benefits of cover crops for sugarcane grown in Louisiana.
Description, life cycle, ecology and forensic entomology of the Necrophila americana, American Carrion Beetle.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance, pest status and prevention of Phorodon cannabis, the Cannabis (Bhang) Aphids.
Protecting the window openings of a house is probably one of the most important steps a person can take to protect their family and belongings. When a hurricane hits, high winds and pounding rains are the result. High winds can cause objects such as roof tiles, branches, garbage cans and so on to become projectiles. When this happens, the outer envelope – the separation between the interior and the exterior environments of a building is at risk.
In the wake of a natural disaster, homeowners who may have also lost income often face the daunting challenge of making monthly mortgage payments on badly damaged, perhaps destroyed residences. Find out what to do if you can't pay your mortgage. Includes information on SBA loans and mortgage and disaster insurance. (PDF Format Only)
If you protect a building with a floodwall, sealant, plastic wrap or any other barrier, you will need to pump water during floods.
You can keep shallow flood water out of a slab-on-grade home using plastic sheeting supported by the wall of the building or on special stands away from the wall. This is an emergency protection measure that is more effective than using sandbags, but does require advance preparation.
Food pantries supplement the diets of people across the country. To ensure that all pantry clientele receive safe food, pantries must follow proper food handlin
Sandbags can be used to fill gaps in a permanent flood protection system, to raise an existing levee or to build a complete emergency levee.This publication contains information on filling and stacking sandbags and on using them for short walls and full levees.
A floodwall is a self-supporting barrier to floodwater. It may look like a garden wall or privacy fence, but it has more internal reinforcing and a more substantial foundation. This heavier construction keeps the wall from tipping or sliding. The foundation also blocks seepage of water under the wall. This publication includes information on the cost, considerations and construction of floodwalls.
When you return to your home, make sure you assess all food and food preparation areas and equipment carefully.
Elevating or moving slab-built structures has been practiced for many years in a handful of states.
When you do not have enough money to cover your family’s basic living expenses and pay all your creditors, you face some difficult financial decisions.
After a major storm or flood, you must assume that all water sources are contaminated until proved safe. Food that has been contaminated by floodwater also should be handled carefully. Information includeshow to disinfect water, flooded foods that should be discarded and foods that are safe to use. (PDF Format Only)
Hurricane Katrina was devastating to Louisiana’s dairy producers. However, advanced planning can help producers minimize the loss of animal lives and the health problems associated with all disasters. (PDF format only)
Meeting the most basic nutrient requirements needed for survival should be the goal when feeding cattle following a disaster. Feeding basics, feeding water-damaged hay or feed and salvaging flood-damaged hay and feeds included.
Well in advance of a potential disaster, producers should evaluate their herd health programs with their veterinarian. Horses that undergo evacuation either before or after a disaster will be stressed and are likely to be commingled with other horses and livestock. (PDF Format Only)
It’s time to pull out your family disaster plan. Even if you don’t have one, there are still things you can do!
Each year, hundreds of thousands of consumers complain to their state attorneys general about home repair ripoffs. The National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators, in fact, says home repairs are second only to car repairs on the nation’s complaint list. (PDF format only)
Citrus is the most popular fruit tree grown commercially and in home backyards in Louisiana.