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Taylor Foundation grant will fund study of nutrient management

(Video 06/28/19) In an effort to reduce nutrient runoff from agricultural fields, the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation awarded the LSU AgCenter a $1.4 million grant. This grant will fund a study of management practices that would lessen nutrients escaping fields and improve water quality.

New rice line gives farmers another tool to fight red rice

(Video 07/08/19) A new rice variety will give rice producers another tool to fight weedy red rice. It’s called PVL02, and it has better characteristics than its predecessor, PVLO1. It was one of the highlights of the LSU AgCenter’s annual Rice Field Day held in Crowley.

Cotton yields good despite tough growing conditions

(Video 10/16/19) Louisiana cotton farmers have harvested the bulk of their crop, and yields have surprised many. Less than ideal growing conditions early hampered the crop, especially in the central part of the state. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has this report.

Soybean harvesting underway with yields varying from field to field

(Video 10/02/19) Hot, dry weather has allowed Louisiana farmers to quickly harvest this year’s soybean crop. Like many farm commodities across Louisiana, growing conditions were tough, but yields for soybeans have surprised many. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has the story.

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