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Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

Louisiana Field Reports: Harvest Slugs Along Between Rains

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish  “Scattered rainfall continued to slow down corn and soybean harvest. Sugarcane producers were preparing ground for planting

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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Hamper Harvest, Delay Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 13, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “Frequent rains have delayed progress with corn harvest. Yields so far are mixed with some below normal. Soybean

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Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Yields Good to Excellent, Rice Yields Mixed

Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Yields Good to Excellent, Rice Yields Mixed

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 6, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish  “Rain and cloud cover have delayed harvesting and fieldwork. Corn yields have been good to excellent and

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Kicks Into High Gear, Corn Harvest Underway

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Harvest Kicks Into High Gear, Corn Harvest Underway

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 30, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “The first load of corn delivered to a commercial elevator occurred last weekend. Several producers harvested high moisture

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Louisiana Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest Begins, Rains Continue to Slow Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Corn Harvest Begins, Rains Continue to Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Untimely rains continued to slow all fieldwork across the parish. Some corn producers began to harvest early

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Potential New Varieties, Plant Diseases Highlight Field Day

Louisiana Sugarcane: Potential New Varieties, Plant Diseases Highlight Field Day

👤By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jul 20, 2017

Louisiana sugarcane growers and consultants heard about new sugarcane varieties in the pipeline along with plant diseases and other topics on July 19 during the annual field day at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station. Two potential sugarcane varieties developed

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Rice Harvest, Prevent Field Work

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Slow Rice Harvest, Prevent Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Blair Hebert, Iberia Parish “Daily showers continued to halt fieldwork and added to weed pressure. Fallow fields need to be prepared and

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Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Persists; Rice Harvest Should Begin Soon

Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Persists; Rice Harvest Should Begin Soon

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Henry Harrison, Washington Parish “Heavy afternoon down pours continued to prevent fieldwork and causing harvesting issues with our melon crop. Some producers

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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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