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Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane planting wrapped up the first of last week. Hay producers have completed their second cutting in

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearly Finished, Conditions Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearly Finished, Conditions Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “We are very dry. Some rain this past weekend but not enough to make a difference. Some producers

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearing End, Cotton Showing Signs of Water Damage

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearing End, Cotton Showing Signs of Water Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane and cotton harvest is underway. Cotton is definitely showing signs of damage from rain this season.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvests Speed Along, Other Crops Mostly Finished

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvests Speed Along, Other Crops Mostly Finished

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “We have gone from wet to dry. The dry weather and shorter days of fall forage growth has

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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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