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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 Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

Louisiana Rice: Field Day Will Showcase Provisia System, June 27

👤From a press release 🕔May 22, 2017

Horizon Ag will hold a field day in Kaplan, Louisiana, on June 27 to brief rice farmers about the new Provisia Rice System. Developed by BASF through traditional breeding, Provisia rice is tolerant to Provisia herbicide, which received EPA registration

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Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

Rice: Weed Control Turns Complicated In Parts Of Midsouth – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 18, 2017

Tough decisions are being made or delayed about how to deal with weeds that have emerged in rice that already has been weakened by bad weather. While weeds and grass are emerging, nobody wants to hit rice with a treatment

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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: 7 Upcoming Rice Field Days Through July

Louisiana: 7 Upcoming Rice Field Days Through July

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 15, 2017

The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days for rice farmers to provide information on the latest improvements for growing their crop. AgCenter scientists will explain their work related to fertility, variety development and controlling rice pests. “These

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Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

Rice: Arkansas Flood Losses May Be Revised Upward – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 12, 2017

More rice acres will likely be lost in Arkansas to this month’s flooding than initially thought. Markets taking note.

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Louisiana: LSU Widens Leasing Of Experiment Station Lands

Louisiana: LSU Widens Leasing Of Experiment Station Lands

👤By Tobie Blanchard, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 11, 2017

Call it a sign of the times and tight budgets… The LSU AgCenter plans to lease land on two of its research stations during 2017. The Northeast Research Station near St. Joseph is looking at leasing approximately 80 acres. The

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Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

Midsouth Cotton: Big Planting Push Ahead Of Next Rain – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Cotton planting picked up on a wider basis after rain in cold weather shut down most activity.

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Rice: Rain, Flooding Dominate Decisions In Many Areas – Horizon Ag

Rice: Rain, Flooding Dominate Decisions In Many Areas – Horizon Ag

👤From Horizon Ag 🕔May 11, 2017

South Louisiana and Texas Once again, we are dealing with a flood in central and south Louisiana. It seems like over the past year we have dealt with this problem way too many times. All of this began on Sunday,

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