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
Louisiana Home Lawn Series: A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
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.
Small grain variety trials are conducted annually by scientists of the LSU AgCenter Agricultural Experiment Station.
2017 Louisiana Summary: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Encouraging and maintaining healthy native bee populations in your yard requires the presence of nesting habitat in addition to forage.
A number of common vegetable and fruit plants can serve a dual function of providing food and habitat specifically for native pollinators.
Native pollinators have evolved close associations with the plants specific to their native regions.
A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
A guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
Combining appropriate cover crop and conservation tillage methods are eligible for cot-share incentives from NRCS.
Information on armyworm life stage, injury and control options in hayfields and pastures.
Step by step guide for testing honey bees for Varroa mite using the non-destructive powdered sugar roll.
Advertisement for Louisiana hobbyist beekeeper survey.
A Guide to maintaining a healthy Louisiana lawn.
Fact sheet series regarding food safety information.
Fact sheet for Chronic Wasting Disease
Fall and spring burndown considerations for row crops.
Pesticide Stewardship of Specialty Crops: Train the Trainer Handbook
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests.
2018 recommendations for rice varieties and management tips
2017 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research and Promotion Board Report
A team of researchers is working to develop and deliver a prototype bait capsule designed to decrease numbers of invasive feral hogs — rapidly reproducing anima
LSU AgCenter researchers and extension agents conducting research using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are learning when to fly, what to fly and how to use thi
Two longtime LSU AgCenter faculty members whose research and outreach efforts helped advance the Louisiana agriculture industry have retired.
Examining the cultural and fertility practices involved in soybean production is one focus of research conducted by LSU AgCenter agronomist and rice specialist
A fumigant and soybean varieties resistant to nematodes may help combat the underground pest.
Brenda Tubaña, LSU AgCenter soil scientist, continues to work on a project to evaluate proper rates of potassium and phosphorous in combination with lime in a c
Increased consumer demand for cover crops has led LSU AgCenter researchers to study ways to improve soil health, reduce fertilizer rates, increase yield and man
Corn producers know well that there are many diseases that can reduce yields in their crop throughout the growing season.
LSU AgCenter wheat researchers are using biotech tools to increase efficiency of the breeding program.
After growing winter wheat, Louisiana farmers wishing to plant a second crop have few options.
On many farms a single piece of equipment is used to spray all the chemicals needed to keep weeds, insects and diseases at bay.
When thinking of production practices that go hand-in-hand, soybean and sugarcane may not be the first to come to mind. But growers in south Louisiana look for
For some time, soybean farmers have used desiccants to eliminate late-season weeds and aid in drying soybean plants to make harvesting more efficient.
The LSU AgCenter soybean breeding program is developing and evaluating lines that offer resistance to Cercospora leaf blight.
Agricultural seed companies and universities spend a great deal of effort and time developing new varieties and hybrids for commodities, such as corn, soybeans
Irrigation is one of the most important factors in achieving good crop yields.
A recent discovery by an LSU graduate student could help boost the soybean plant immune system.
LSU AgCenter entomologist Jeff Davis is working on methods of controlling redbanded stink bugs without increasing soybean looper populations.
LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Clayton Hollier is evaluating the damage suffered by corn plants due to wind, hail, insects and disease to determine the effects
Experimenting with foliar and soil applications of different materials, Jong Ham, LSU AgCenter plant pathologist, is studying different ways of improving soybea
Three new herbicide systems could give Louisiana farmers some much-needed tools to fight the resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent year
The LSU AgCenter offered two agritourism workshops titled Safety and Emergency Management in March 2017.
The LSU AgCenter offered two agritourism workshops titled Managing Financial and Legal Liabilities in November 2016.
This publication should help producers make more informed decisions about which hybrids to select.
Information addressing pasture management following a flood.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture