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Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: New Nematode Could Threaten Crop

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

An LSU AgCenter researcher is trying to find out if an aggressive pest that has devastating effects on sweet potatoes has made its way into Louisiana. AgCenter nematologist Charles Overstreet is looking for the pacara earpod tree root-knot nematode, which

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Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Experts from the LSU AgCenter, United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry highlighted agriculture production best management practices and pest management concerns facing producers in northeast Louisiana

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Louisiana: Field Day Highlights New Weed Management Tools

Louisiana: Field Day Highlights New Weed Management Tools

👤By Karol Osborne and Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Anticipated heavy rainfall associated with the threat of Tropical Storm Cindy added to the struggle to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature, a recurring theme from presentations at the LSU AgCenter’s Northeast Research Station Pest Management and Crop Production

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