Wheat Variety Performance and Production Practices in Louisiana

Please see the link below by Drs. Steve Harrison, Boyd Padget and Trey Price.

2015 Wheat Update

Louisiana Rice Notes – 5

by: Dustin Harrell

Louisiana Rice Notes – 5 – PDF

Blast found in Jupiter

Many things have happened over the past couple of weeks in regard to the Louisiana crop. Probably the most important is that leaf blast has been identified in two Vermilion Parish rice fields. Both fields are growing the medium grain variety

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Reports of Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat (Scab) Statewide

Trey Price, Field Crop Pathology, Macon Ridge Research Station Boyd Padgett, Small Grain Pathology, Dean Lee Research and Extension Center

Over the past two weeks there have been multiple reports from producers and consultants throughout Louisiana of wheat scab, also known as Fusarium head blight (FHB). Reported incidences have ranged from 10 to 20 percent.

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Challenges with N management in high moisture conditions

Corn seedlings under high moisture conditions

Josh Lofton and Beatrix Haggard- LSU AgCenter

The 2015 corn season has started off very challenging for the majority of the state. Much of the corn that has been planted was planted later within the optimum window, while several producers are still trying to decide on whether to plant the final intended acres (A great

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Louisiana Rice Notes – 4

by: Dustin Harrell

PDF version – Rice Notes 4_April 17

Rain, Rain and More Rain…

Over the past 10 days all we have seen is rain, rain and more rain. Very little rice has been planted in Northeast Louisiana. In Southwest Louisiana however, I would estimate that 90 to 95% of the rice has been

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Choosing to use N inhibitors or not in Mid-South corn

by: Beatrix Haggard and Josh Lofton

The drying conditions in recent days have resulted in a percentage of corn finally being planted. While most producers are focused on planting, these intense planting conditions will result in a short window for N fertilization. With this narrowed window between planting and N fertilization, it is time to

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As corn planting has begun, don’t forget about the wheat crop

Josh Lofton, Trey Price, Boyd Padgett, Beatrix Haggard, and Steve Harrison- LSU AgCenter

As warmer and drier conditions have arrived in Louisiana, corn planting has greatly picked up. In doing so, a lot of attention has shifted away from the winter wheat to corn. However, while these environmental conditions greatly benefit corn planting, they also

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March Edition of the Louisiana Crops Newsletter

Please click the link to access the March edition of the Louisiana crops newsletter.

Louisiana Crops Newsletter March 2015

Transform Granted Section 18 for Control of Sugarcane Aphid in Louisiana Sorghum (Forage, Grain or Stover) for 2015 Production Season

Transform Section 18 Letter for 2015

Please follow the link above to access the section 18 letter. The approval letter outlines the effective and expiration dates for the use of Transform in sorghum, as well as specifics regarding number of applications and maximum acreage treated in Louisiana.

If you have any questions or concerns about

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Cold snap could have impact on winter wheat crop

Josh Lofton and Steve Harrison- LSU AgCenter

Louisiana has experienced a relatively mild winter across much of the state. This has allowed for some “catch-up” growth for a winter wheat crop that was planted in poor conditions early in the season or with better conditions very late in the fall. However, recent colder conditions have

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