In a new study measuring various factors affecting corn yield, AgCenter researchers are working to evaluate the effects of tillage, plant populations and ferti
(Video 08/23/18) Corn producers are harvesting their crop quickly as they try to beat the rain. Yields are showing a wide range and differ field to field.
Aflatoxin is a highly carcinogenic contaminant produced in corn grain infected with Aspergillus flavus fungus. Aflatoxin is especially widespread in Louisiana when high temperatures and drought conditions prevail during the grain-filling period.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture