2013 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board Funded Projects

Frances Gould, Benedict, Linda F.  |  11/13/2013 10:41:49 PM

Biological & Agricultural Engineering $26,000
Electrically Charged Fungicide Adjuvant, Cristina Sabliov.

Communications $36,000
2013 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research & Promotion Board Report, Frankie Gould.
2013 Pocket Field Guide for Soybean and Grain Weed Identification, Frankie Gould.

Entomology $176,815
Biology and Control of Soybean Insect Pests Under Changing Environmental and Agronomic Practices (Funded as: Biology, Distribution and Management of Soybean Insect Pests 2012), Jeff Davis.
An Integrated Multiple-Tactic Strategy for Managing Stink Bugs in Soybean, Jeff Davis.
Emerging Insect Pest Problems in Field Corn and Grain Sorghum, Fangneng Huang.

School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences $289,176
Weed Management and Biology Research in Soybeans, Jim Griffin.
Small Grain Breeding, Variety Development and Testing, Stephen Harrison.
Soil Test Calibration and Fertilization Research for Sustainable Soybean and Corn Production in Louisiana, Brenda Tubaña.

Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology $330,801
Using Molecular Biology to Control Soybean Diseases:
Cercospora Leaf Blight and Rust, Zhi-Yuan Chen.
Cercospora Leaf Blight Disease of Soybean Variety Differences, Environmental Effects and Source of Inoculum, Zhi-Yuan Chen.
Epiphytic Bacteria and/or Their Metabolites for Control of Aflatoxin Contamination of Corn (Funded as: Managing Mycotoxin Contamination of Louisiana Corn), Kenneth Damann.
Measuring Yield Losses Due to Diseases of Soybeans, Clayton Hollier.
Soybean Disease (including rust) Sentinel Plot Scouting Program, Clayton Hollier.
Biology and Control of Major Diseases of Soybeans, Raymond Schneider.
Screening Soybean Breeding Lines for Resistance to Soybean Viruses (Funded as: Surveying Louisiana Soybeans for Soybean Vein Necrosis and Soybean Mottle Mosaic), Rodrigo Valverde.

Dean Lee Research Station $249,808
Agronomic Research and Extension to Improve Soybean Production in Louisiana, Ron Levy.
Soybean and Grain On-Farm Demonstration Program – 2013, Ron Levy.
Corn On-Farm Demonstration Program – 2013, Ron Levy.
Soybean Weed Management Systems in Louisiana, Daniel Stephenson.
Weed Management Systems for Feed Grain Crops in Louisiana, Daniel Stephenson.

Macon Ridge Research Station $368,084
Evaluation of Varieties and Management Practices for Improved Soybean Seed Quality, Josh Lofton.
Wheat Residue Management Impacts on Soil Quality and Soybean Yield in a Double Crop System, Josh Lofton.
Research and Extension Program for Grain Sorghum Production in Louisiana, Josh Lofton.
Refining Field Corn and Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies, David Kerns.
Optimizing Chemical Control Strategies for Louisiana Soybean Pests, David Kerns.
Evaluation of Cercospora Leaf Blight and Purple Seed Stain in Louisiana, Boyd Padgett.
Evaluation of Soybean Cultivars and Fungicides for Disease Management in Northeast Louisiana, Boyd Padgett.
Managing Disease in Louisiana Corn, Boyd Padgett.
Wheat Disease Management in Louisiana, Boyd Padgett.

Northeast Research Station $173,300
Cultural Practices that Influence Corn Yield Performance and Aflatoxin Accumulation, Rick Mascagni.
Cultural Practices that Influence Grain Sorghum Yield Performance, Rick Mascagni.
Soybean Weed Control Research in Northeast Louisiana, Donnie Miller.
Development of Weed Management Programs in Northeast Louisiana Corn and Grain Sorghum
(Funded as: Feed Grain and Wheat Weed Control Research in Northeast Louisiana), Donnie Miller.

Red River Research Station $22,700
Soybean Breeding and Variety Development, Blair Buckley.

New Proposals

Macon Ridge Research Station $112,459
Timing of Irrigation Initiation and Termination on Soybean Yield in Northeast Louisiana, Josh Lofton.
Evaluate the Effects of Periods of Saturation on Nitrogen Loss and Corn Growth, Josh Lofton.
In-Field Evaluation of Soil Fertility for Soybean and Corn, Beatrix Haggard.
Optimization of Potassium Fertilization for Corn and Soybean Production
(Project Cost Shared with Cotton Incorporated), Beatrix Haggard.

Dean Lee Research Station $10,350
Reevaluation of Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Pest Status in Louisiana Soybeans, Julien Beuzelin.

Rice Research Station $32,431
Evaluation of Soybean Cultural Practices in Southwest Louisiana, Dustin Harrell.

Grand Total 2013 Funding
Soybean $1,391,898
Corn/Wheat $365,074
Grain Sorghum $78,452

(This article was published in the 2013 Louisiana Soybean & Grain Research & Promotion Board Report.)

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