Why do farmers burn in the first place? What are the benefits of burning crop residues? What will happen if farmers are not able to burn? What is a prescribed burn? What is smoke and ash management? Find these answers and more in this publication.
Drought continues to impact agriculture in the normally humid Midsouth and Gulf South. Irrigation will become critical for crop production during drier times.
The perennial nature of fruit production guarantees that an orchard is going to experience drought stress at some point. Check out these tips to help your crop.
Use this resource as a guide to understand basic business principles of growing fruit and vegetable crops.
Business planning provides farm owners an opportunity to strategically map out the start or expansion of their farm businesses.
This report provides information on hired labor for the U.S. and the Delta region for the calendar year 2019.
This document highlights information related to producers that have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
This report provides basic information on the H-2B program for the first and second quarters of fiscal years 2010-2020.
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Census of Agriculture is out.
This document highlights information related to young producers in Louisiana based on the 2017 Ag Census.
This brochure describes and lists the expected investment costs incurred to begin a cattle operation.
The inventory of farm assets is an important part of the farm record system. The inventory lists all of the assets of the business and their current value for management purposes.The Louisiana Farm Inventory Book was designed and intended to be used as an important farm management tool. PDF Format Only.
The new Clean Water Rule became effective at the end of August 2015. This fact sheet presents the new Clean Water Rule with added clarification to some of the terms in the old rule.
The 1990 farm bill or the Food, Agriculture, Conservation and Trade Act of 1990 (FACT), Subtitle H, section 1491 requires that private applicators maintain records of the restricted-use pesticides (RUP) applied. This Field Diary will allow the producer to keep records of a complete history of each field. (PDF format only)
The Louisiana Farm Record Book provides a farmer with an organized system for keeping vital records. Its 72 pages (plus cover) provide space for recording farm income and expenses, as well as data on loans, open accounts, land use and crops planted. It also provides a means of producing an income statement, evaluating cash flow, analyzing farm enterprises and more. Cost: $10 plus tax and shipping. Order a printed copy through our online store by using the Order Publication button.
These guidelines should assist with managing smoke and ash from agricultural prescribed burning operations to reduce their effects on public health and welfare. (PDF format only)