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Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

Louisiana Rice: Improved Varieties Highlight Producer Meetings

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 11, 2018

The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10). Scientists from the AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station made presentations in Crowley, Welsh, Abbeville and Ville

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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 Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

Louisiana Soybeans: Considerations on the Use of Harvest Aids

👤By Todd Spivey, Sebe Brown, Josh Copes, Donnie Miller, and Boyd Padgett, LSU AgCenter Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Over the last several weeks, we have received numerous calls about soybean harvest aid timing, products, and general recommendations. The use of harvest aids in Louisiana soybeans is a common practice, with timely applications improving seed quality and harvest efficiency

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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: 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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