News and Events


Upcoming Conferences

ASA and CSSA, November 4-7

Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 8-10, 2019

Southern Weed Science Society, February 3-6, 2019

Weed Science Society of America, February 11-14, 2019

Upcoming Meetings

Rice Research Station. Field tours from 7:15AM to 9AM, followed by a poster session and indoor presentations, June 27

Northeast Louisiana Rice Field Day, Colvin Farm 632 Scales Road, Rayville, LA, July 18

Sugar Station Field Day, St. Gabriel, 8:00AM, July 18

St. Mary-Iberia-Vermilion Sugarcane Field Day and Sugarcane Soil Health Conference, Civic Center, Jeanerette, LA. 8:00AM, July 26


Soybean Nutrient Profiles - July 21, 2018 This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean. We will explore how nutrients are used throughout the plant as well as how to identify deficiency symptoms and develop nutrient management decisions.

Bayer to Drop Monsanto Name in Takeover – June 5, 2018. Although Bayer will become Monsanto's sole shareholder on Thursday, the US company's name will no longer be used going forward, the German firm said.

USDA APHIS The Systems Approach for U.S. Soybeans Exported to China

Weed seed in soybean poses yet another threat to US access of Chinese soybean markets.

Congratulations to all of our Weed Science graduate students who have competed at conferences this year!

Connor Webster, MS student, placed 1st in the oral presentation of the Weed Control and Growth Regulation Section at the Rice Technical Working Group

Title: Halosulfuron Applied at Reduced Rates with Quizalofop in Provisia Rice

Matt Osterholt, MS student, placed 3rd in the poster Presentation Section at the Rice Technical Working Group in Long Beach, California.

Title: Interactions of RiceOne and Individual Herbicide Components Mixed with RiceBeaux

Trace Buck, MS student, placed 2nd in his oral presentation at the Southern Weed Science Society Meeting this year. Title: Growth characteristics and control of Nealley's sprangletop.

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