2011 Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board Report. Frances Gould, $6,500 ($4,500 soybean, $1,000 corn/wheat and $1,000 grain sorghum).
Biology, Distribution and Management of Soybean Insect Pests. Dr. Jeff Davis, $52,000 (soybean).
An Integrated Multiple-Tactic Strategy for Managing Stink Bugs in Soybeans. Dr. Jeff Davis, $26,000 (soybean).
Emerging Insect Pest Problems in Field Corn and Grain Sorghum. Dr. Fangneng Huang, $19,500 ($16,222 corn/wheat and $3,278 grain sorghum).
School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences
Weed Management and Biology Research in Soybeans. Dr. James L. Griffin, $40,000 (soybean).
Small Grain Breeding, Variety Development and Testing. Dr. Stephen A. Harrison, $72,000 (corn/wheat).
Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology
Using Molecular Biology to Control Soybean Diseases: Cercospora Leaf Blight and Rust. Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen, $54,500 (soybean).
Reducing Aflaxtoxin in Corn. Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen, $30,000 (corn/wheat).
Managing Mycotoxin Contamination of Louisiana Corn: Biological Control. Dr. Kenneth Damann, $40,000 (corn/wheat)
Measuring Yield Losses Due to Diseases of Soybeans. Dr. Clayton Hollier, $21,000 (soybeans).
Soybean Disease (Including Rust) Sentinel Plot Scouting Program. Dr. Clayton Hollier, $27,500 (soybean).
Biology and Control of Major Diseases of Soybeans. Dr. Raymond Schneider, $87,610 (soybean).
Soil Test Calibration and Fertilization Research for Sustainable Soybean and Corn Production in Louisiana. Dr. Brenda Tubaña, $55,000 ($35,000 soybean and $20,000 corn/wheat).
Developing Soybeans Resistant to Asian Rust Pathogen. Dr. Svetlana Oard, $10,000 (soybean).
Dean Lee Research Station
Development of Aflaxtoxin-Resistant Corn Inbreds with Improved Agronomic Traits. Dr. Brooks Blanche, $25,000 (corn/wheat)
Louisiana Soybean Research Verification Program-LSRVP 2011. Dr. Ronald Levy, $39,050 (soybean).
Soybean and Grain On-Farm Demonstration Program -2011. Dr. Ronald Levy, $61,900 ($38,950 soybean, $21,950 corn/wheat and $1,000 grain sorghum).
Soybean Weed Management Systems in Louisiana. Dr. Daniel Stephenson, $46,363 (soybean).
Weed Management Systems for Feed Grain Crops in Louisiana. Dr. Daniel Stephenson, $19,125 ($13,125 corn/wheat and $6,000 grain sorghum)
Macon Ridge Research Station
Evaluation of Varieties and Management Practices for Improved Soybean Seed Quality. Dr. Donald J. Boquet, $38,409 (soybean).
Refining Field Corn and Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies, Dr. B. Rogers Leonard, $19,982 ($14,200 corn/wheat and $5,782 grain sorghum).
Optimizing Chemical Control Strategies for Louisiana Soybean Pests. Dr. B. Rogers Leonard, $20,905 (soybean).
Evaluation of Cercospora Leaf Blight and Purple Seed Stain in Louisiana. Dr. Boyd Padgett, $20,480 (soybean).
Evaluation of Soybean Cultivars and Fungicides for Disease Management in Northeast Louisiana. Dr. Boyd G. Padgett, $22,556 (soybean).
Managing Disease in Louisiana Corn. Dr. Boyd G. Padgett, $10,000 (corn/wheat).
Wheat Disease Management in Louisiana. Dr. Boyd G. Padgett, $18,250 (corn/wheat).
Northeast Research Station
Cultural Practices That Influence Corn Yield Performance and Aflatoxin Accumulation. Dr. Rick Mascagni, $25,000 (corn/wheat).
Cultural Practices That Influence Grain Sorghum Yield Performance. Dr. Rick Mascagni, $12,000 (grain sorghum).
Soybean Weed Control Research in Northeast Louisiana. Dr. Donnie Miller, $36,800 (soybean).
Feed Grain and Wheat Weed Control Research in Northeast Louisiana. Dr. Billy Williams, $39,999 ($5,000 soybean, $31,379 corn/wheat and $3,620 grain sorghum).
Red River Research Station
Soybean Breeding and Variety Development. Dr. Blair Buckley, $23,700 (soybean).
Total Continuing Project Funding: $1,021,129
(Soybean: $650,323, Corn/Wheat: $338,126 and Grain Sorghum: $32,680)
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Electrically Charged Fungicide Adjuvant. Dr. Roberto Barbosa, $25,000 (soybean).
Pesticide Application Efficiency and Drift Potential From Aerial and Ground Sprayers. Dr. Roberto Barbosa, $10,500 (soybean).
2011 Pocket Field Guide for Soybean and Grain Weed Identification and Control. Frances Gould, $19,450 (soybean).
Cercospora Leaf Blight Disease of Soybeans; Variety Differences, Environmental Effects and Source of Inoculum. Dr. Zhi-Yuan Chen, $16,000 (soybean).
Surveying Louisiana Soybeans for Soybean Vein Necrosis and Soybean Mottle Mosaic; Two New Viral Diseases of Soybeans in the United States Reported in Arkansas and Mississippi. Dr. Rodrigo Valverde, $6,500 (soybean).
Agronomic Research to Improve Soybean Production in Louisiana. Dr. Brooks Blanche, $25,000 (soybean).
The Importance of Soil Sampling, Soil Testing and Soil Recommendations for Soybeans in Louisiana. Dr. J Cheston Stevens, $50,000 (soybean).
Grain On-Farm Nitrogen Calibration Program. Dr. John Kruse, $10,000 (corn/wheat).
The Effect of Phosphorus and Potassium Application and Timing Methods in Soybeans on Yield and Water Quality. Donna Morgan, $10,000 (soybean).
Total Funding for New Projects: $172,450
(Soybean: $162,450 and Corn/Wheat Funding: $10,000)
Total 2011 Funding: $1,193,579
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