‘Push boats’ help crawfish farmer cut costs
IOTA – Acadia Parish farmer Gerard Frey figures he has cut costs and increased production of crawfish by using push boats instead of mechanized watercraft to harvest his crop. Read more.

Sugarcane rind shows promise as building material
LSU AgCenter researchers recently completed a study that shows promise for the economic feasibility of using sugarcane rind as a supplemental raw material for manufacturing oriented strand board (OSB) and similar products. Read more.

Compost ‘for the road’
Highway construction moves a lot of dirt around, and with construction comes the potential for erosion. Read more. 

(These articles were published in the spring 2005 issue of Louisiana Agriculture.)

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