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Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Conferences, Jan. 23, 24

Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Conferences, Jan. 23, 24

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Two conferences scheduled for January will feature information on soil health, cover crops, and other row crop and forage issues. The LSU AgCenter, the Louisiana Master Farmer Program and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are planning the events. The first

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Louisiana Weeds: Fall and Spring Burndown Considerations

Louisiana Weeds: Fall and Spring Burndown Considerations

👤By Josh Copes, Daniel Stephenson, and Donnie Miller, Louisiana State University Extension Specialists 🕔Dec 4, 2017

This time of year, especially when it is dry, brings about questions concerning a fall burndown application that contains a residual herbicide.

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Louisiana Farmers Voice Concerns About Infrastructure, Labor During State Listening Tour

Louisiana Farmers Voice Concerns About Infrastructure, Labor During State Listening Tour

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain wrapped up an agriculture and forestry listening tour at Richard and Neal Fontenot’s R&N Farms in the Evangeline Parish community of Vidrine on Nov. 17. Farmers expressed their concerns about

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Louisiana Field Reports: Sugarcane Harvest Passes Halfway Mark

Louisiana Field Reports: Sugarcane Harvest Passes Halfway Mark

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane and second rice crop harvest continued. A little rain would sure be in order to help

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Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

Louisiana: Sugarcane Harvest Doing Well at Halfway Point

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 14, 2017

The 2017 Louisiana sugarcane crop is meeting expectations as the harvest approaches the halfway point. “Tonnage is good, and sugar recovery is good,” said LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist Kenneth Gravois. “For both of them to be good in the same

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Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

Louisiana Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Sugarcane, Ratoon Rice Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Sugarcane and second crop rice harvest continued with ideal field conditions, favorable yields have been reported. Warm

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Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum, Oak Grove, Jan. 5

Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum, Oak Grove, Jan. 5

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Experts from Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas will present the latest in soybean research at the 2018 Tri-State Soybean Forum to be held Jan. 5 at the Thomas Jason Lingo Community Center in Oak Grove. Presentations will cover a variety of production topics

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Ratoon Rice Harvest Well Underway

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work, Ratoon Rice Harvest Well Underway

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Sugarcane harvest proceeded well with favorable yields. Second crop of rice harvest continued in areas, and crawfish

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Louisiana Pecan Crop Coming Up Short

Louisiana Pecan Crop Coming Up Short

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Nov 3, 2017

Expectations for an excellent Louisiana 2017 pecan crop have been dashed by unfavorable weather, according to the LSU AgCenter pecan specialist. “It’s not nearly as good as what we thought it was going to be,” said Charlie Graham, who is based

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Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Names New Administrators at Crowley Station

Louisiana Rice: LSU AgCenter Names New Administrators at Crowley Station

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 3, 2017

The LSU AgCenter has named Don Groth as the new resident coordinator of the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station. Kurt Guidry, director of the LSU AgCenter Southwest Region, made the announcement Tuesday (Oct. 31) at a meeting of the Louisiana Rice

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