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Crawfish farmers experience low yield
Crawfish farmer Carl Kincaid of Port Barre said he’s never seen a year like this. His crawfish crop on 30 acres isn’t even a third of last year’s catch. He hopes his crawfish may just be late in developing and that he will see an improvement.
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Researcher Looks at Salt Water Effects on Rice Miner
The salt water pushed ashore into the rice fields of Southwest Louisiana by Hurricane Rita may weaken the surge of the South American rice leaf miner – or it may not. Read more.

NBA player gives cars to 4-H leaders affected by hurricanes
a 4-H volunteer from New Orleans who lost her home in Hurricane Katrina, won a 2006 Toyota Prius hybrid from NBA star Amare Stoudemire. Read more.

Ag Leaders Experience China’s Potential
Seventeen graduates of the LSU AgCenter’s Agricultural Leadership Development Program participated in an 11-day agricultural study tour of China. The international trip, which began Jan. 13, serves as the final seminar for the two-year program. Read more.

(These articles were published in the winter 2006 issue of Louisiana Agriculture.)

12/4/2009 11:19:07 PM
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