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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 Field Reports: Wet Conditions Hamper Field Work, Crop Development

Louisiana Field Reports: Wet Conditions Hamper Field Work, Crop Development

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 6, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 4, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Scattered rain has been very helpful to corn and soybeans, but delayed sweet potato planting and hay

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Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Slow Planting, Favor Seedling Disease

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Cool, wet nights have caused instances of Pythium and Rhizoctonia seedling diseases in cotton and soybeans. Early planted

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Delay Soybean Planting, Crops Progressing Well

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Delay Soybean Planting, Crops Progressing Well

👤From USDA 🕔May 1, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 30, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Weekend rain, coupled with mid-week rain slowed down soybean planting. The continued rains will push the beginning

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Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

Louisiana Field Reports: Scattered Showers Slow Planting, Some Areas Very Dry

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Spotty rain last week slowed soybean planting. Sweet potato beds are looking good. Pastures were looking good

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Rust Turning Into a Big Problem

Louisiana Sugarcane: Rust Turning Into a Big Problem

👤By Jeff Hoy, Louisiana State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Unfortunately, rust is turning out to be a problem after all. The main target for protection is HoCP 96-540 plant cane on good land. There are fewer fields of this type, so I hope spraying will be a feasible option.

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Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Planting Wrapping Up, Soybeans Take Off

Louisiana Field Reports: Rice Planting Wrapping Up, Soybeans Take Off

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Todd Fontenot, Evangeline Parish “Majority of rice has been planted, except for areas that have had heavier rainfall and fields that are

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Louisiana Field Reports: Early Soybeans Being Planted, Some Corn Flooded

Louisiana Field Reports: Early Soybeans Being Planted, Some Corn Flooded

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Carol Pinnell-Alison, Franklin Parish “Storm hit last Sunday after report submitted. Received about 6 inches of rain quickly with some backwater flooding,

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Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

Sugarcane as a Bioenergy Crop? 5X More Profitable than Soybeans

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 4, 2017

A multi-institutional team led by the University of Illinois have proven sugarcane can be genetically engineered to produce oil in its leaves and stems for biodiesel production. Surprisingly, the modified sugarcane plants also produced more sugar, which could be used

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Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

Louisiana Field Reports: Corn Planting Winding Down, Rice Chugging Along

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 26, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents “Corn planting is complete. Earlier planted corn is up and looking good. Rain the end on last week will be helpful.” Carol

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