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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: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

Louisiana: Herbicide Task Force Stresses Education for Weed Control, Crop Protection

👤By Randy LaBauve, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 25, 2017

A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops. The group consists primarily of weed scientists and crop specialists with the LSU AgCenter, pesticide specialists at the Louisiana Department of Agriculture

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Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

Louisiana: Row Rice, Nematodes Featured at Field Tour

👤By Karol Osborne, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jul 31, 2017

Experts from the LSU AgCenter, United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency, and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry highlighted agriculture production best management practices and pest management concerns facing producers in northeast Louisiana

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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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Louisiana Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Yields Look Fair-to-Good

Louisiana Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Yields Look Fair-to-Good

👤By Bruce Schultz, Louisiana State University AgCenter 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The rice harvest in south Louisiana has gotten off to a wet start that is preventing farmers from getting into their fields, LSU AgCenter rice extension specialist Dustin Harrell said on July 12 at a northeast Louisiana rice field day. Farmers who

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Louisiana: Field Day Highlights New Weed Management Tools

Louisiana: Field Day Highlights New Weed Management Tools

👤By Karol Osborne and Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jun 30, 2017

Anticipated heavy rainfall associated with the threat of Tropical Storm Cindy added to the struggle to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature, a recurring theme from presentations at the LSU AgCenter’s Northeast Research Station Pest Management and Crop Production

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