County Agent Keith Collins provides timely information on managing nitrogen in corn as well as the vegetative and reproductive growth stages of corn.
Richland Parish County Agent Keith Collins provides timely information on planting corn.
This issue provides area producers with good information on soybean irrigation termination, soybean harvest aid timing and soybean reproductive stages. Also included in this issue are 2013 cotton acreages by parish.
County Agent Keith Collins provides information on corn irrigation, furrow irrigation and center pivots as well as providing charts for daily crop water useage.
Richland Parish County Agent Keith Collins writes his March 2013 Ag Newsletter on Soybeans -- achieving optimum soybean stands, seed treatments and soybean seeding rates.
County Agent Keith Collins provides information on Rust Diseases in Wheat with fungicide effectiveness in Stripe rust and leaf rust, and also info on Corn Stand Uniformity.
This newsletter provides information on "soybean irrigation termination, soybean harvest aid timing, determining when to apply harvest aids, and the 2012 cotton acreage by parish."
Valuable insight from County Agent Keith Collins on "when to terminate corn irrigation, timing of fungicides for soybean diseases, and reproductive stages."
Informational topic on rust diseases in wheat to include fungicide effectiveness, wheat vernalization, and a conversion table which indicates total row feet per acre for various row configurations that may be helpful when calibrating row planters or drills for various crops.
County Agent, Keith Collins, writes about early season wheat production based on the 2011 certified acres by parishes/percent of state in northeast Louisiana.
County Agent Keith Collins provides information about soybean harvest aid timing, determining when to apply harvest aids, soybean irrigation termination and pest management update on corn, soybeans, rice and cotton in Richland Parish.
Newsletter with information about 2,4-D (as a burndown) potentially injuring corn and about cotton seed treatments and thrip protection. Please click on the links to the PDF and Word document below the second photo.
This newsletter provides important information for producers to consider about soybean seeding rates and seed treatments.
Louisiana receives relatively high annual rainfall amounts, but, unfortunately, it is not evenly distributed during the crop season. Ensuring adequate moisture during extended rain free periods is very important.
Information on Wheat Nitrogen Fertilization, Sulfur Fertilization on Wheat, and Poultry Litter as a Source of Fertilizer.
Early Season Wheat Production and 2009 Certified Acres by Parishes/Percent of State in Northeast Louisiana
Information about rust diseases, moisture percentage and the use of poultry litter on crops.
Calculating nutrient losses from burning of corn residue is a moving target due to multiple factors. However, estimates can be made based on many years of research conducted throughout the corn belt in the mid-west. These estimates can help producers make decisions on the value of burning as a residue management option versus the value of nutrients being lost. The attached document provides such detailed information.