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Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

Louisiana Field Reports: Most Areas in Need of Moisture as Harvest Wraps Up

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane planting wrapped up the first of last week. Hay producers have completed their second cutting in

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearly Finished, Conditions Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearly Finished, Conditions Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “We are very dry. Some rain this past weekend but not enough to make a difference. Some producers

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearing End, Cotton Showing Signs of Water Damage

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Nearing End, Cotton Showing Signs of Water Damage

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Sugarcane and cotton harvest is underway. Cotton is definitely showing signs of damage from rain this season.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvests Speed Along, Other Crops Mostly Finished

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean, Cotton Harvests Speed Along, Other Crops Mostly Finished

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “We have gone from wet to dry. The dry weather and shorter days of fall forage growth has

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Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Takes Off in Drier Weather

Louisiana Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Takes Off in Drier Weather

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish  “A week of very good harvesting weather really moved soybean harvest along. Sweet potatoes are being harvested

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Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

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

Louisiana farmers are benefiting from long overdue dry weather that has allowed them to cut hay, harvest soybeans and plant sugarcane. “This spell of dry weather will let us get a lot done,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent

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Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Aid Harvest Progress

Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Aid Harvest Progress

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 10, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish  “Good weather last week helped with finishing the harvest of corn and helped get soybean harvest started. Soybean

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Biofuels: New Feedstock Could Fly Airlines Thousands of Miles

Biofuels: New Feedstock Could Fly Airlines Thousands of Miles

👤By Claire Benjamin, University of Illinois 🕔Sep 11, 2017

A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel each second. A recent analysis from researchers at the University of Illinois estimate that this aircraft could fly for 10 hours on bio-jet fuel produced on 54 acres of specially engineered

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Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes were getting their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 just after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over western Calcasieu Parish. “I was not expecting this,” Sikes said as he looked over about

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Southwest Louisiana Farmers Scramble Ahead of Approaching Hurricane

Southwest Louisiana Farmers Scramble Ahead of Approaching Hurricane

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Agricultural producers are scrambling across southwest Louisiana to protect their livelihoods, making final preparations in case Hurricane Harvey hits Louisiana. Keith Savoie, LSU AgCenter extension agent in Cameron Parish, said commercial fishing boats are being moved north to inland waterways.

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