Louisiana: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

Rice: One Week Later, Laura’s Damage Report Still Unfolding Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
It’s been a week since Hurricane Laura made landfall in the rice country of southwest Louisiana, carving a path of destruction with winds and rain that then moved on through […]

Louisiana Rice: Wind, Rain Deal Blow to Harvested Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Rice farmers without electricity across southwest Louisiana are struggling to save their rice crop in storage. Farmer Paul Johnson, of Bell City, had a good rice crop harvested long before […]

Rice: Hurricane Laura Hits Hard, Damage Reports Vary Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Since September 2005, Hurricane Rita has been southwest Louisiana’s reference for measuring the severity of weather events.  Yesterday, thanks to Hurricane Laura, this area received a new reference point and […]

South Dakota: Palmer Amaranth – A Growing Concern Oct 3, 2018

🕔Oct 3, 2018
Although Palmer Amaranth can be found in South Dakota, it is currently not wide spread. If South Dakota producers and agronomists are vigilant, it may be possible to limit the […]

Cuba – U.S. Ag Business Conference, Havana, Cuba, Nov. 8-10 Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018
This conference comes at a time when U.S. agriculture needs to expand into new markets, Cuba continues to depend on imports for 80 percent of its food supply, and Congress […]

South Dakota: Pre-Emergence Herbicide Program Is Always A Good Idea Apr 11, 2018

🕔Apr 11, 2018
To prevent weed resistance, it is always good to start with a pre-emergence program, said Paul O. Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator.

South Dakota: Palmer Pigweed – Now’s the Time to Scout Sep 6, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017
It is close to three years now since the first palmer amaranth was found in South Dakota. Since that time there are about a dozen confirmed sites in the state. […]

Louisiana: Harvey Creates Problems for Farmers Sep 1, 2017

🕔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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Harvey Moves Slowly Across State, Impacts Uncertain Aug 31, 2017

🕔Aug 31, 2017
Tropical Storm Harvey is cutting a wide path across the mid-south as heavy rain and winds up to 40 mph move through rice growing regions in the area. Early yields […]

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