10 Things You Should Know About Glyphosate
Corn and grain sorghum producers in Louisiana encounter similar challenges when trying to manage foliar diseases that threaten crop yields and quality.
Cover crops have become an important tool for maintaining soil health and controlling winter weeds for Louisiana farmers. AgCenter researchers are exploring...
The search for a soybean variety resistant to Cercospora leaf blight (CLB) has proven to be incredibly difficult for LSU AgCenter researchers.
Scientists researching soybean planting dates and fertility rates for southwest Louisiana are pinpointing the optimal time to plant.
Sebe Brown, an LSU AgCenter entomologist, has several ongoing projects to study the best ways to treat corn and soybeans against insect pests.
A study by an LSU AgCenter entomologist is questioning whether products sprayed to control redbanded stink bugs also kill natural enemies of soybean loopers.
For more than five years LSU AgCenter researchers have looked for ways to deliver lethal bait to feral hogs to control the population of the invasive species.
A great deal of time and money are spent by researchers and seed companies to develop new soybean varieties and corn hybrids.
LSU AgCenter plant pathologists are screening crop varieties to see if any of them have traits that deter the guava root-knot nematode, an aggressive pest...
2019 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board-funded projects
2019 Staff changes at the LSU AgCenter.
Now that soybeans with Enlist technology have been commercialized, LSU AgCenter weed scientists are able to fully evaluate the product.
Harvest weed seed control techniques might sound old-fashioned, but some scientists think they could become an important part of the future of American...
LSU AgCenter researchers exploring new approaches for managing Cercospora leaf blight are learning more about what triggers toxin production, when mitigation...
The LSU AgCenter wheat and oat breeding programs are making more variety crosses and evaluating more breeding lines per year than ever before.
Three AgCenter economists are examining ways Louisiana farmers can manage risk and improve their profitability.
Precision agriculture tools could allow farmers to pinpoint crop varieties to specific locations in their fields.
For five years, LSU AgCenter scientists have been evaluating the effectiveness of silicon fertilization in strengthening plants against disease and...
2018 Louisiana Summary: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Small grain variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Experment Station.
Louisiana Home Lawn Series: A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
Louisiana Home Lawn Series: A guide to maintaining a healthy louisiana lawn.
Louisiana Home Lawn Series: A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
The interactions of crop-eating pests with their crop hosts are complex and have many facets.
The registration for Chlorpyrifos (Lorsban) will likely be lost in a short period of time.
Giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) is an invasive species of aquatic fern native to southeastern Brazil.
The movement of insect pests by humans is an ongoing phenomenon that is becoming increasingly problematic.
Flonicamid is a synthetic insecticide that was discovered in 1992 by the Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd.
Azadirachtin is a naturally occurring chemical found in the seeds of the neem tree Azadirachta indica, A. Juss (Sapindales: Meliaceae).
Vascular plants (higher plants) have transport tissues as opposed to nonvascular plants that do not have conducting tissues.
The xylem and phloem are the two types of transport tissues in vascular plants (higher plants).
Insecticidal soap is made when a strong alkali is combined with fatty acid animal or plant oils.
Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) is an entomopathogenic fungus that occurs naturally in soil.
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a species of bacterium found in the soil.
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Successful management of sweet potato diseases requires the same strategies as other vegetables.
St. Augustine Decline (SAD) is a viral disease of St. Augustine grass and centipedegrass caused by the panicum mosaic virus.
The purpose of this training manual is to provide study material for people interested in becoming a certified pesticide applicator in the seed treatment categ
Many in the agriculture industry have heard the term air temperature inversion, but what is this weather phenomenon that can be so dangerous for pesticide appli
This publication should help producers make more informed decisions about corn hybrid selection and production practices.
2018 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research and Promotion Board Report
Syam Dodla, LSU AgCenter agronomist, is studying fertilization rates in no-till fields for corn and soybeans.
LSU AgCenter agents are moving into the high-tech area when it comes to scouting soybean and corn fields in the state.
Water may not be as scarce in Louisiana as it is out west, but when it comes to irrigation, farmers in our state face challenges with changing governmental reg
Cristina Sabliov, LSU AgCenter biological engineer, is working with other scientists on a project using nanoparticles carrying insecticides to control insects.
LSU AgCenter scientists are working to determine how winter cover crops grown in the offseason can be used to help farmers improve yields, reduce expenses and e
Breakthroughs in research by LSU AgCenter scientists may soon lead to improved control of Cercospora leaf blight, the No. 1 soybean disease in Louisiana.
The 2017-18 wheat crop was outstanding from a production and research standpoint, according to LSU AgCenter wheat breeder Steve Harrison.
As irrigation has grown more common on Louisiana farms, LSU AgCenter researchers are studying the most efficient and beneficial ways to apply water to crops.
The LSU AgCenter recently hired three scientists whose work aims to improve soybean and grain production in Louisiana.
New research on pests in soybeans and corn should decrease the amount of money growers spend on pest control.
National studies of commercial enhanced-efficiency nitrogen fertilizers on row crops have shown some success in improving efficiency of plant uptake and decrea
Profitability is essential for a farming operation’s survival. But determining the point where losses turn into profits is always a moving target and consists
Scientists are gaining new understanding of a disease that has killed soybean plants in several states.
2018 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board-funded projects
An LSU AgCenter researcher is getting closer to developing a better way to clean sprayers that are used to apply farm chemicals.
Finding a variety or hybrid that will perform to its full potential is a goal all producers strive for. While it may not be as difficult as finding a needle in
Boyd Padgett, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, is overseeing a study of the correlation between defoliation of corn plants and yield.
In a new study measuring various factors affecting corn yield, AgCenter researchers are working to evaluate the effects of tillage, plant populations and ferti
The population of feral hogs in the state is continuing to grow, but LSU AgCenter scientists are working to decrease their numbers.
LSU AgCenter nematode specialist Charles Overstreet has found variable soil textures can affect nematode damage to soybeans, results similar to findings in cot
LSU AgCenter researchers are studying cultural practices and fertility management for soybeans.
After 35 years of helping Louisiana farmers fight crop diseases, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Clayton Hollier has retired.
Most farmers depend on herbicides to keep troublesome weed populations in check.
This guide contains information to improve the decision-making process for soybean variety selection. We recommend looking at performance and stability.
Small grain variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Experiment Station.
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