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    Louisiana Soybeans: Kuduz Bugs Trek Across the State Jul 1, 2015

    🕔Jul 1, 2015
    The kudzu bug, an invasive pest from Asia, continues its trek into Louisiana. LSU AgCenter scientists have been monitoring the movement of the insect since it was discovered in 2014 […]

    Louisiana Rice: Still Potential for a Good Crop this Year Jun 17, 2015

    🕔Jun 17, 2015
    Unusually excessive rainfall and cloudy days have been a challenge for growing rice, but it’s too early to become pessimistic about this year’s crop, according to the director of the […]

    Louisiana Rice: Grey Clouds, Grey Questions, Grey Answers May 28, 2015

    🕔May 28, 2015
    Every year is unique but often they will be somewhat similar to a year in the recent past. However, I cannot recall a year like the one we are having […]

    Louisiana: LSU Begins Field Evaluation of 15 Olive Varieties May 22, 2015

    🕔May 22, 2015
    The past 10 years have seen increased interest in growing olive trees in the southeastern United States. In Louisiana, a number of individuals and businesses have planted a few olive […]

    Louisiana: Rain Problems for Corn, Soybeans – Rice, Sugarcane Okay May 22, 2015

    🕔May 22, 2015
    Heavy rains are causing problems for some Louisiana soybean and corn farmers, especially in the north part of the state where a storm system brought as much as 10 inches […]

    Louisiana Wheat: Crop Headed Toward Disaster 2015? May 22, 2015

    🕔May 22, 2015
    Excessive rain across Louisiana is compounding already existing problems with the 2015 wheat crop and leading to what LSU AgCenter experts call a disastrous season. Wheat is normally harvested from […]

    Louisiana Corn: Wind Damage – How Big A Yield Hit To Expect? May 20, 2015

    🕔May 20, 2015
    Recent storms accompanied by high winds have rolled through Louisiana and have caused corn plants to lean. There are three kinds of damage which include minor leaning or bending of […]

    Land Grant Universities – 100 Years of Farming Dec 29, 2014

    🕔Dec 29, 2014
    Five generations of the Severson family have farmed in Grundy County, Illinois since 1866 — the same decade the U.S. land-grant university system was created to broaden higher education’s availability. […]

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