The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
The Terrebonne Ag news for October 2015 includes: information on Barton's retirement and a few things you should be doing now.
The Terrebonne Ag News for late August 2015 includes: Citrus Fruit Problems, Sooty Mold on Citrus, Fall Armyworms, and Vegetables to Plant in September.
The Terrebonne Ag News for August 2015 includes: Master Gardener Sign-up for January 2016, Chinch Bugs out in Full Force, Vegetables to Plant in August, Things to Do, and Q&A.
The Terrebonne Ag News for July 2015 includes: Crape Myrtle trees, Tips for Summer Care of Turfgrass, and July Vegetable Production.
The Terrebonne Ag News for June 2015 includes: Hurricanes and Trees, Vegetable Production and Things to do Now.
The Terrebonne Ag News for May 2015 includes: Master Gardener Vegetable Field Day and Vegetable Seeds.
The Terrebonne Parish Ag News for April 2015 includes: Master Gardener and St. Francis Community Garden Vegetable Field Day on June 6, 2015, New and Updated Publications from the LSU AgCenter, Lawn Fertilization and Q&A
The Terrebonne Parish Ag News for March 2015 includes: Upcoming Master Gardener Activities, Spring Fertilization and Things to do Now.
The Terrebonne Parish Ag News for February 2015 includes: LSU AgCenter Super Plants, Master Gardener Class 2015, Lawn Fertilization, Vegetables to Plant in March, and Q&A
The Terrebonne Parish Ag News for January 2015 includes: Citrus Trees and Winter Cold, Winter Weed Control in Home Lawns, Vegetables to Plant in January, Checklist for January and February and Farmers Markets and Local Produce Farmers and Citrus Producers.
The Terrebonne Parish Ag News for February 2012 includes the following topics: Too Early to Fertilize Warm Season Grasses, Citrus Tree Fertilization, Vegetables to plant in February, and Question and Answer.
Includes information on the American Holly and Christmas Cactus. Also included is a list of vegetables to plant in January.
Ag News for December 2009 includes tips on reducing winter damage to plants and buying sweet potato seeds.
Information used to evaluate your tree needs and tips for the selection and care of Christmas trees. Trees discussed include: Blue Spruce, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir (White Fir), Douglas Fir, Noble Fir, Leyland Cypress, Arizona Cypress, Virginia Pine, and Scotch Pine.
Provides information on fall planting for trees as well as recommendations for planting garlic, broccoli and cauliflower. Also has information related to hurricanes and trees.
PDF document provides information used to evaluate your tree needs and tips for the selection and care of Christmas trees.
Winter damage is caused not only by low temperatures, but also by drying winds that lead to desiccation of plant tissue. Now is a good time to be prepared and take precautions from low temperatures in the landscape.
Topics covered include: Brief recognition factors on the willow oak tree, the sugarcane field day, caterpillars in trees, and wildlife food planting.
Includes information on the Green Ash, Brief recognition factors, negative aspects, Arizona Ash comparison, Pecan Phylloxera Galls, Buckeye Rot on Tomatoes, Vegetables to plant in June and Question and Answer.
Topics covered include: Chinese Pistache, brief recognition factors, termites swarming, tree care, and vegetables to plant in April.
Topics covered: Brief Recognition Factors on the Drake Elm, Flowering Trees in the Landscape, Millipede, Things to do now, Question and Answer.
Ag News includes information on Baldcypress tree species profile, cold weather and protecting plants, and what to do before and after a freeze.
I have been receiving calls from the tri-parish area about pecan and oak branches about a foot to two feet in length falling from the tops of the trees. After looking at several of the branches the culprit is called a “twig girdler”.
I'm beginning to get calls to go and look at citrus trees. Trees and fruit are having problems with leafminers and leaf-footed plant bugs.
Article includes information on buyer beware of wannabe door-to-door arborists, grape tomatoes and question-and-answer section.
With the recent cool and warm weather fluctuation going on, we are beginning to see a lot of insect activity. We are starting to see the small black-brown winged insects flying around outside with some found inside the home. These insects may be termite swarmers.
As of this writing we have had an unusually mild winter so far. Many of our landscape plants are beginning to break buds and produce flowers and pollen a month earlier than normal. With this brings problems from weeds and trees and molds associated with warm humid conditions. Also included in this writing is information regarding vegetables to be planted in February.
Update on baldcypress, citrus trees, lawns and fall vegetables.