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Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day, St. Gabriel, July 19

Louisiana: Sugarcane Field Day, St. Gabriel, July 19

👤By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 27, 2017

The LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station will host its 35th annual sugarcane field day on July 19. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the station, with field tours starting at 9 a.m. An indoor program will begin at 11 a.m.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cindy Brings More Rain

Louisiana Field Reports: Cindy Brings More Rain

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Rainfall continued to slow fieldwork and prevented producers from timely fungicide applications on soybeans. Pastures remain saturated,

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Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

Louisiana Soybeans: Will Beans Flooded By TS Cindy Take A Hit?

👤By Boyd Padgett, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 24, 2017

This spring, high amounts of rainfall have hindered plant growth and even in some fields reduced plant populations to levels where replanting was necessary. Now, tropical storm Cindy has dumped large amounts of rain across the soybean producing region of

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Rice – Storm Brings Rain, Wind And Worries – AgFax

Rice – Storm Brings Rain, Wind And Worries – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 23, 2017

In places where farmers are still desperately trying to take rice to flood, the storm has its upside – quick, free water.

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Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Christine Normand, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Evangeline Parish in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused

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Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – TS Cindy Brings Rain, Complications – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Farmers  pushed hard to make herbicide and fertilizer applications ahead of the system.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Wet, Cloudy Conditions

Louisiana Field Reports: Continued Wet, Cloudy Conditions

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Timely rains and temperatures in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s have made for some above average to

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Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

Louisiana Rice: Harvest Decisions And A Potential Storm

👤By Dustin Harrell and Michael Deliberto, Louisiana State University 🕔Jun 19, 2017

The weather in southwest Louisiana has improved over the past week. It is amazing what a few days of sunshine can do for the rice crop. Unfortunately, it looks like more rain incoming to the area this week. There is

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Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

Louisiana Rice: Rainy Summer Conducive for Disease, Scout Your Fields

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Recent wet weather has been conducive to disease problems in Louisiana rice, and frequent rains are hampering plants’ recovery from issues that normally are not considered serious. Farmers heard the news at a field day held June 14 at the

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Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs, Aphids Stirring, Maybe Early – AgFax

Cotton – Midsouth – Plant Bugs, Aphids Stirring, Maybe Early – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔Jun 15, 2017

Plant bug counts and applications are increasing through much of our coverage are. Aphids have become more apparent over the last week and more treatments have been going out.

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