Northeast Research Station News

This page provides LSU AgCenter news articles on current events and research conducted on the Northeast Research Station and the surrounding areas.


LSU AgCenter names new cotton, corn, grain sorghum specialist

(12/11/20) WINNSBORO, La. — The LSU AgCenter has named Matt Foster as the statewide specialist for cotton, corn and grain sorghum starting Jan. 19, 2021.



Information on COVID-19

The LSU Agricultural Center, along with all other campuses of the LSU System, are monitoring the status of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are providing information on this site to raise awareness, provide educational resources for our employees as well as the public, and to inform the AgCenter community on issues that may affect our operations.



LSU AgCenter to host soil health forum March 17

(02/18/21) ST. JOSEPH, La. — The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will host a soil health forum on March 17.

The forum is supported by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation and National Resource Conservation Service. The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation awarded a grant to the LSU AgCenter to fund a four-year research project on reducing nutrient runoff from crop fields.



LSU AgCenter project examines benefits, challenges of wider cotton rows

(12/15/20) ST. JOSEPH, La. — An LSU AgCenter project is examining the benefits and challenges of growing cotton on wider rows that line up with configurations used for other crops, potentially saving farmers money.


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