LSU AgCenter researchers explore cover crop benefits Feb 22, 2018 Producers are starting to see the benefits with the nutrients and improved soil health cover crops can provide. Louisiana farmers see good yields despite tough conditions in 2017 Dec 27, 2017 Despite unfavorable weather during the latter part of the growing season, several crops had above-average yields. 2017 Louisiana sugarcane crop poised to break record Dec 20, 2017 A rare snowstorm on Dec. 8 caused some minor issues but did not damage the state’s sugarcane crop. Weather slows Louisiana's promising corn harvest Aug 11, 2017 Afternoon rains have slowed farmers harvesting what could be one of the state's best corn crops. 2016 was a tough year for Louisiana agriculture Dec 21, 2016 Unfavorable weather and lower commodity prices made 2016 a difficult year for those involved in agriculture in Louisiana.