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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Louisiana Crawfish: LSU AgCenter Seeks to Add Value to State’s Crop

Louisiana Crawfish: LSU AgCenter Seeks to Add Value to State’s Crop

👤By Tobie Blanchard, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 16, 2017

An LSU AgCenter researcher is working on ways to add value to the Louisiana crawfish crop. Tail meat is the main reason farmers raise crawfish, but Subramaniam Sathivel sees benefits in the entire crustacean. Sathivel, an AgCenter food processing and

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Kicks Into High Gear, Corn Harvest Underway

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Kicks Into High Gear, Corn Harvest Underway

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 30, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “The first load of corn delivered to a commercial elevator occurred last weekend. Several producers harvested high moisture

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Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Persists; Rice Harvest Should Begin Soon

Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Persists; Rice Harvest Should Begin Soon

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Henry Harrison, Washington Parish “Heavy afternoon down pours continued to prevent fieldwork and causing harvesting issues with our melon crop. Some producers

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Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Nearly Finished, Wheat Harvest Picking Up

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol-Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Most of the field corn is tasseling. Received much needed rain over the weekend. Producers preparing to start soybean

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Louisiana: Crawfish Farmer Meeting, Jennings, May 23

Louisiana: Crawfish Farmer Meeting, Jennings, May 23

👤By Mark Shirley, Louisiana State University 🕔May 18, 2017

There will be a meeting at the LSU AgCenter office in Jennings on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to discuss the impacts of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) on crawfish production. Over the last few months some farmers have experienced a sudden and

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Cool, wet nights have caused instances of Pythium and Rhizoctonia seedling diseases in cotton and soybeans. Early planted

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work, Crops Look Mostly Good

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Halt Field Work, Crops Look Mostly Good

👤From USDA 🕔May 8, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Justin Dufour, Avoyelles Parish “Two separate storms brought heavy rains and wind that affected most of Avoyelles with accumulations of twelve to

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Delay Soybean Planting, Crops Progressing Well

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Delay Soybean Planting, Crops Progressing Well

👤From USDA 🕔May 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 30, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Weekend rain, coupled with mid-week rain slowed down soybean planting. The continued rains will push the beginning

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Good for Crawfish Producers Amid Expanding Market

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Good for Crawfish Producers Amid Expanding Market

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 26, 2017

Texas crawfish producers are expected to have a good year as demand continues to increase in larger markets, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist in College Station, said early reports from

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