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Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day, St. Gabriel, July 19

Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day, St. Gabriel, July 19

👤By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 27, 2017

The LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station will host its 35th annual sugarcane field day on July 19. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the station, with field tours starting at 9 a.m. An indoor program will begin at 11 a.m.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cindy Brings More Rain

Louisiana Field Reports: Cindy Brings More Rain

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Rainfall continued to slow fieldwork and prevented producers from timely fungicide applications on soybeans. Pastures remain saturated,

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Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

👤By Boyd Padgett, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 24, 2017

This spring, high amounts of rainfall have hindered plant growth and even in some fields reduced plant populations to levels where replanting was necessary. Now, tropical storm Cindy has dumped large amounts of rain across the soybean producing region of

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Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Wet, Cloudy Conditions

Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Wet, Cloudy Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Timely rains and temperatures in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s have made for some above average to

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Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

👤By Dustin Harrell and Michael Deliberto, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 19, 2017

The weather in southwest Louisiana has improved over the past week. It is amazing what a few days of sunshine can do for the rice crop. Unfortunately, it looks like more rain incoming to the area this week. There is

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Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Recent wet weather has been conducive to disease problems in Louisiana rice, and frequent rains are hampering plants’ recovery from issues that normally are not considered serious. Farmers heard the news at a field day held June 14 at the

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Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 28

Louisiana: Rice Field Day, Crowley, June 28

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 13, 2017

The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold its annual field day June 28 for scientists to explain their work being done to benefit farmers. “We encourage anyone connected to the rice industry to attend the field

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Louisiana Field Reports: More Rains, Not Enough Sunshine

Louisiana Field Reports: More Rains, Not Enough Sunshine

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 12, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 11, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Recent rain helped most row crops and pastures and relieved producers from irrigation. Crops look good overall.” Vincent

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Louisiana Citrus: More Parishes Quarantined for Citrus Canker and Greening – Video

Louisiana Citrus: More Parishes Quarantined for Citrus Canker and Greening – Video

👤From the LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 9, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry added 3 parishes to the quarantine areas for citrus greening disease and citrus canker. The quarantine area for citrus canker includes: Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St James and St.

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Louisiana: Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference, Baton Rouge, Aug. 7-9

Louisiana: Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference, Baton Rouge, Aug. 7-9

👤By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 6, 2017

The LSU AgCenter will host the 15th Annual Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference on August 7-9 at the Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center in Baton Rouge. The meeting is designed for individuals from academic institutions and agricultural companies, said AgCenter

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