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Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Conferences, Jan. 23, 24

Louisiana: 2 Soil Health, Cover Crop Conferences, Jan. 23, 24

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Two conferences scheduled for January will feature information on soil health, cover crops, and other row crop and forage issues. The LSU AgCenter, the Louisiana Master Farmer Program and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are planning the events. The first

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Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

Louisiana Soybeans: New Herbicide Systems Offer Better Weed Control Options

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 28, 2017

Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years. However, LSU AgCenter weed scientists caution that the new products, which they have been evaluating in

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Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Farmers Hear About AgCenter Research at Field Day

Louisiana Sweet Potatoes: Farmers Hear About AgCenter Research at Field Day

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The LSU AgCenter is working to develop early-maturing sweet potato varieties that would allow farmers to shave up to 20 days off the growing period and sell to the market sooner. That and other research efforts aimed at improving farmers’

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