Reagan selected national expert, EPA liaison
Thomas E. “Gene” Reagan, LSU AgCenter professor of entomology, has been selected as the Entomological Society of America’s 2010 Subject Matter Expert. Read more.
12 new 4-H Hall of Fame members feted at ceremony
A dozen new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized at a ceremony Aug. 11 at the Louisiana 4-H Museum in Mansura for their years of service to 4-H clubs across the state. Read more.
So far, sweet potato outlook much better than past 2 years
With sweet potato consumption rising and a shift in the industry toward more processed products, LSU AgCenter scientists showed growers how to optimize production at a field day held at the Sweet Potato Research Station in Chase on Aug. 24. Read more.
Herbicide resistance looms as problem for La. soybean farmers
Herbicide-resistant weeds have been causing havoc in crop fields across the South, and they appear to be “just an eyelash away” from being confirmed as a problem in Louisiana, an LSU AgCenter weed scientist told the participants at the at the Aug. 4 field day at the Dean Lee Research Station in Alexandria. Read more.
(These articles were published in the summer 2010 issues of Louisiana Agriculture Magazine.)
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