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Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook

Louisiana: Tri-State Soybean Forum Highlights Producer Outlook

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

Producers in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi may see record soybean yields across the region in 2018, said LSU AgCenter associate vice president and plant science program leader Rogers Leonard at the 62nd annual Tri-State Soybean Forum. The region produces over seven

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Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station made presentations in Crowley, Welsh, Abbeville and Ville

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Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

Southern Soybeans: Redbanded Stinkbugs Stealing Yields – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Like a tardy burglar who sneaks in just before dawn, the redbanded stink bug is robbing Southern soybean growers of yield in the final weeks of a hard-fought crop.   “This is the most damaging stink bug out there,” warned

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Louisiana: False Ragweed Becoming Major Row-Crop Pest

Louisiana: False Ragweed Becoming Major Row-Crop Pest

👤By Bruce Schultz and Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jul 17, 2017

An LSU AgCenter weed scientist speaking at a field day on July 13 at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center warned farmers about ragweed infestations in their fields. The scientist, Daniel Stephenson, said ragweed parthenium has gone from a

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