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LSU honors sweet potato breeder

12/17/2013 9:28:20 AM

Don LaBonte, a sweet potato breeder at Louisiana State University's AgCenter, recently was recognized with... Read more.


Smartphone app helps determine dollar value of manure

12/16/2013 1:08:37 PM

What's that manure worth? There's an app for that. Actually, the smartphone app from the University... Read more.


Southern drought takes toll on this year's pecan crop

12/16/2013 12:44:12 PM

Be prepared for sticker shock if you traditionally buy or bake pecan pies for the holidays. One Maryland... Read more.



Nufarm introduces new copper formulation

12/12/2013 3:58:45 PM

Chicago-based Nufarm has introduced ChampION, a copper fungicide/bactericide for use on several specialty crops. Among the... Read more.


'Perfect storm' needed for Salmonella tomato infection

12/11/2013 8:02:16 AM

Salmonella doesn't readily infect tomatoes. But when weather combines with a susceptible variety, it creates... Read more.


UPDATED: Honeybee groups sue EPA over insecticide registration

12/10/2013 4:03:24 PM

Beekeeping groups have filed a challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency over its approval... Read more.


N.C. extension service gathers input on its future

12/10/2013 3:38:28 PM

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service is wrapping up a series of listening sessions to... Read more.



'Scary dancers' may help control birds in fruit crops

12/05/2013 4:32:53 PM

Those large, inflatable dancing creatures commonly seen at car dealerships may have a place in agriculture... Read more.


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