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St. Landry Parish Meeting Dates
With the unseasonably warm temperatures and reasonably favorable weather, harvest time has arrived in Acadiana. Every commodity crop grown in Louisiana is grown in St. Landry Parish, making St. Landry Parish perhaps the most diversified crop production area of the entire state.
The Sweet Potato News is a newsletter that has been developed by the LSU AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station to provide sweet potato crop updates to area producers.
Pecan variety recommendations for yards and small, unmanaged plantings.
This is a quarterly newsletter from the Horticulture Division of the LSU AgCenter's School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences.
In addition to flowers, bedding plants may be grown for their colorful foliage or interesting forms or textures. With proper selection, they can be used to provide color throughout the year. Use this publication to help you with bedding plant selection and proper care.
This publication includes information on conserving existing trees, planting and transplanting, pruning, tree fertilization, street and parking area plantings, tree evaluation, tree lists and a quick tree selection guide.
This publication includes information on the planting, fertilization, pruning, failure to flower, insects and diseases and varieties of crape myrtles.
Plant-parasitic nematodes can damage plants in many ways and are considered to be a serious threat to sweet potato production in Louisiana. This publication describes problematic nematode species and management strategies available for these pests.
Sweet potatoes are not very sweet or moist when first dug. It takes six to eight weeks of proper curing and storage before they have the sweet, moist taste and texture desired when baked, says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.