2023 Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board-funded projects

Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness: $31,000

  • Outreach and Education on Water and Soil Policy Reforms for Profitable On-Farm Soil and Water Management, Naveen Adusumilli
  • Economic Analysis of Farm Programs and Commodity Costs and Returns for Soybean and Grain Production in Louisiana, Michael Deliberto

Biological and Agricultural Engineering: $53,000

  • Lignin-based Nanoparticles to Protect Photolabile Pesticides for Soybean Treatment, Cristina Sabliov
  • Analyzing Soybean Quality with Automated Image Processing, Kevin Hoffseth

Communications: $6,500

  • Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board Report and Web Portal, Frankie Gould

Dean Lee Research Station: $347,431

  • Evaluation of Weed Management Practices in Louisiana Soybeans, Daniel Stephenson
  • Investigation of Weed Management Programs in Louisiana Feed Grains, Daniel Stephenson
  • Soybean On-Farm Demonstration Program, David Moseley
  • Evaluation of Mature Seed Damage Resistance, Fertilizer Inputs, and Planting Practices to Increase Soybean Yield and Profits in Louisiana, David Moseley
  • Evaluating Agronomic Strategies to Improve Soybean Growth and Yield, Andre Reis
  • Development of UAV Technologies for Soybean, Corn, and Small Grain Crops, Randy Price
  • Enhancing Soybean Insect Pest Management Strategies for Central and South Louisiana, James Villegas
  • Enhancing Field Corn Insect Pest Management Strategies for Central Louisiana, James Villegas
  • Enhancing Grain Sorghum Insect Pest Management Strategies for Central Louisiana, James Villegas
  • Developing Soybean Disease Management Programs in Central and South Louisiana, Boyd Padgett
  • Developing Soybean Disease Management Strategies for Corn, Grain Sorghum, and Small Grains in Central and South Louisiana, Boyd Padgett
  • Determining the Critical Period of Weed Control in Soybean, Daniel Stephenson

Entomology: $105,600

  • Sustainable IPM Solutions for Louisiana Soybean, Jeff Davis
  • Investigation of Susceptibility/Resistance of Field Populations of Corn Earworm and Fall Armyworm in Louisiana to Common Insecticides, Fangneng Huang

Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station: $40,000

  • Environmental Testing of Toxicant to Control Feral Swine in Soybean Fields, Glen Gentry

Macon Ridge Research Station: $359,182

  • Corn On-Farm Demonstration Program – 2023, Matt Foster
  • Evaluation of Phosphorus and Potassium Applications to Commercial Corn Fields in Northeast Louisiana, Matt Foster
  • Spatial and Temporal Variation of Soil Sampling Affect Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Corn and Soybean, Rasel Parvej
  • Cultivar Evaluation, Fungicide Efficacy, Emerging Diseases, and Novel Fungicide Application Methods in Corn and Wheat, Trey Price
  • Identifying and Refining Varietal, Cultural, and Chemical Management Strategies for Important Biotic and Abiotic Soybean Diseases, Trey Price
  • Reaction of Selected Grain Sorghum Hybrids to Fungicide Application, Trey Price
  • Determining Early and Late Season Impacts of Stink Bugs in Soybean, Tyler Towles
  • Reevaluation of Sampling Methodology and Host Shift Patterns for the Redbanded Stink Bug in Louisiana Soybean, Tyler Towles
  • Improving Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Recommendations for Corn and Soybean and Reevaluation of Sulfur Recommendations for Soybean in Louisiana, Rasel Parvej
  • Enhancing Soybean Insect Pest Management Strategies for Northeast Louisiana, Tyler Towles

Northeast Research Station: $92,518

  • Evaluation of 30-inch Production Systems on 60-inch Beds in Corn and Soybean Production Systems, Dennis Burns
  • Soybean Weed Management Research in Northeast Louisiana, Donnie Miller

Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology: $296,167

  • Cercospora Leaf Blight Disease of Soybean — Explore New Approaches for Management, Zhi-Yuan Chen
  • Direct Double Stranded RNA Application for Managing Cercospora Leaf Blight and Rust, Zhi-Yuan Chen
  • Characterizing the Production and Spread of Inoculum and Infection Strategies for Cercospora Leaf Blight and Purple Seed Stain Pathogens, Vinson Doyle
  • Tools for the Management of Taproot Decline, Vinson Doyle
  • Development of Seed-Priming Agents that Augment Soybean Growth and Broad Spectrum Disease Resistance, Jong Ham
  • Evaluation of Fungicide Application Timing and Cultivar Resistance for Management of Cercospora Leaf Blight on Soybean, Sara Thomas-Sharma
  • Host Status of Resistant Soybean Varieties to Geographically Diverse Root-Knot Nematode Populations in Louisiana, Tristan Watson
  • A Genetic and Effector-Based Approach to Manage Fungal Diseases of Soybean, Jonathan Richards
  • Influence of Winter Cover Crops on Nematode Population Development and Soil Health in a Soybean/Corn Rotation and Evaluation of Nematode Susceptibility in LSU AgCenter Core-Block Soybean Varieties, Tristan Watson

Red River Research Station: $114,430

  • Effect of Tillage System on Crop Irrigation and Evaluation of New Methods to Determine Irrigation Initiation Timing, Syam Dodla
  • Evaluation of Micronutrient Fertility to Increase Corn Yields in Louisiana, Syam Dodla
  • Fertility Loss via Soil Erosion and Runoff Water Quality from Rainfed and Irrigated Croplands, Changyoon Jeong
  • Spatial Variability of Soil Properties in Agricultural Fields: What Does This Means for Soil Water and Nutrient Management and Crop Production in Louisiana?, Xi Zhang

School of Plant, Environmental and Soil Sciences: $254,600

  • Molecular Mapping and Expression Profiling for Development of DNA-Based Markers to Complement Wheat Breeding, Niranjan Baisakh
  • Characterizing Soil Health and Yield Under Conservation Practices in Soybean and Grain Production Systems, Lisa Fultz
  • Small Grain Breeding, Variety Development and Testing, Stephen Harrison
  • Harnessing UAV and Machine Learning Technologies to Promote Resilient Soybean and Corn Production, Tri Setiyono
  • Soybean Improvement through Identification and Introgression of Salt Tolerance Genes, Prasanta Subudhi
  • Foliar Treatment of Micronutrient Deficiency: Addressing Yield Gap and Disease Pressure in Field Crops Production in Louisiana, Brenda Tubaña
  • Sulfur Fertilization Updates: Application Rate, Sources, and Potential of Biostimulant, Brenda Tubaña

Total Funding for 2023: $1,700,428

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