Louisiana Field Reports: Cool, Wet Conditions Delay Planting, Crop Growth

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Jason Holmes, Union Parish “Ryegrass harvest for high moisture haylage is in […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Rains Dampen Planting Progress

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Frequent cold fronts bringing rain every 4-6 […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Good Planting Progress Despite Some Rain Delays

🕔Apr 3, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 1, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Richard Letlow, Morehouse Parish “Mid-week rains of 4.5 to 5.5 inches fell, […]

Biofuel: University of Florida Joins Project to Create Fuel from Plants

🕔Apr 3, 2018The University of Florida is one of 17 institutions partnering with the University of Illinois in the $115-million Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). Researchers will work to […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Strong Push for Planting

🕔Mar 27, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 25, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Bruce Garner, West Carroll Parish “Drier field conditions benefited producers who are […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Planting Underway as Fields Dry

🕔Mar 20, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending March 18, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Mark Carriere, Pointe Coupee Parish “Certain areas of the parish were starting […]

Louisiana: Record Sugarcane Crop Discussed at Jeanerette Meeting

🕔Feb 28, 2018High tonnage and sugar content were hot topics of discussion at an LSU AgCenter meeting for Teche area sugarcane farmers on Feb. 27. Kenneth Gravois, AgCenter sugarcane specialist, summed up […]

ADM and Bunge Merger Could Mean Fewer Marketing Outlets – DTN

🕔Feb 21, 2018The possible merger of two of the world’s largest grain and oilseed processing companies likely wouldn’t move prices for farmers. However, it likely would have a bigger impact on farmers […]

Louisiana: Sugar Professionals Discuss New Techniques, Strategies

🕔Feb 12, 2018On the heels of a highly successful sugarcane harvest, LSU AgCenter experts provided their insight at the annual Feburary meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar […]

Sugar: NAFTA Renegotiation and Issues Related to Sweetener Trade

🕔Feb 8, 2018The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was essentially a transition phase to free trade through the reduction of trade barriers among the U.S., Mexico and Canada during the 1994-2008 […]

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