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September 2017 Articles

Just Rambling:
Spiritual Corner:
AgCenter researchers get grant to study cover crops in ene
Managing First-Calf Heifers
Harvey creates problems for Louisiana farmers
Soil tests dig deep to improve plant health
Knock Out roses can be pruned, too
NCBA, PLC on DC Circuit Court Decision on Gray Wolf: "Perfect Example of Need to
NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen Kicks off New Season
Livestock Producers Encouraged by Report on National Monuments, Urge Swift Actio
Louisiana Forestry Teacher's Tour
AgCenter scientists receive grant to study insect-borne deer, cattle diseases
Poll: Tax Reform Needed for Farmers and America
New Food and Farm Facts Book and Related Products on Sale Now
Reba McEntire Named Farm Bureau Keynote Speaker
LDAF Assisting Harvey Evacuees  Mobile Pet Shelter Deployed
Sweet potato farmers hear about AgCenter research at field day
Louisiana FFA announces new executive leaders
Does Your Horse Have Trouble SWEATING?
Louisiana 4-H’ers place third at national wildlife competition
Louisiana 4-H'ers take third place at national forestry competition
Pasture management, bull selection focus of upcoming beef field day
Crock-Pot Shrimp Jambalaya

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Just Rambling:

Just Rambling:

The Union County Cattlemen’s Association held their Third Quarter Membership Meeting on Thursday, August 17 with Dr. Paul Beck, University of Arkansas Beef Specialist, discussing “Forages For Profit.” The meeting was well attended and was enjoyed by all. McDonald’s Grocery, owned by Rhett Hanry, catered the meal with members providing desserts. Union County Cattlemen’s Association received an award from the Arkansas Cattlemen’s... read more


Spiritual Corner:

Spiritual Corner:

“As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him.” —1st Samuel 17:48

  The above scripture is so incredibly powerful to me. I feel that God gives us all of these stories in His word to help us and to inspire us. When I first read 1st Samuel 17:48, it immediately stuck out to me. While at first glance it seems to be simply a sentence... read more


AgCenter researchers get grant to study cover crops in ene

AgCenter researchers get grant to study cover crops in energy cane                                                          Writer: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or  rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu                               ... read more


Managing First-Calf Heifers

Managing First-Calf Heifers    Source: Pasture to Market, LSU Ag Center                                                          A heifer’s worth today is equal to all her future earning (calf sales and salvage value), minus her annual expenses. Therefore, assuming a 1200 lb.... read more


Harvey creates problems for Louisiana farmers

Harvey creates problems for Louisiana farmers  Writer: Bruce Schultz at 337-788-8821 or bschultz@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                                        ... read more


Soil tests dig deep to improve plant health

Soil tests dig deep to improve plant health                                                                                                     Writer: Kyle Peveto at 225-578-2939 or kpeveto@agcenter.lsu.edu ... read more


Knock Out roses can be pruned, too

Knock Out roses can be pruned, too   Editor: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu, By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist at 225-578-2222 or dgill@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                      ... read more


NCBA, PLC on DC Circuit Court Decision on Gray Wolf: "Perfect Example of Need to

NCBA, PLC on DC Circuit Court Decision on Gray Wolf: "Perfect Example of Need to Modernize Endangered Species Act"                                                                                                                  ... read more


NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen Kicks off New Season

NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen Kicks off New Season                                                                                                         DENVER, COLO. (August 16, 2017) – On August 29, NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen... read more


Livestock Producers Encouraged by Report on National Monuments, Urge Swift Actio

Livestock Producers Encouraged by Report on National Monuments, Urge Swift Action from White House                                                                                                                       ... read more


Louisiana Forestry Teacher's Tour

Louisiana Forestry Teacher's Tour     Source: www. laforestry.com                                                                     Another successful Teachers Tour took place in Southeast Louisiana! Thirty-seven teachers participated from all over the state. in a hands-on environmental... read more


AgCenter scientists receive grant to study insect-borne deer, cattle diseases

AgCenter scientists receive grant to study insect-borne deer, cattle diseases                                            Writer: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                      (08/16/17) BATON... read more


Poll: Tax Reform Needed for Farmers and America

Poll: Tax Reform Needed for Farmers and America    Source: www.fb.org

A commanding majority of American voters support tax reform, a nationwide poll shows, while most voters also support tax changes that would benefit America’s farm and ranch families. The survey conducted by Morning Consult found that seven out of 10 voters... read more


New Food and Farm Facts Book and Related Products on Sale Now

New Food and Farm Facts Book and Related Products on Sale Now    Source: www.fb.org                       The new Food and Farm Facts book, map and pocket guide, produced by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, are now available. “Food and Farm Facts provides the opportunity to learn about the many ways modern farmers produce food to meet the... read more


Reba McEntire Named Farm Bureau Keynote Speaker

Reba McEntire Named Farm Bureau Keynote Speaker

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 30, 2017 – Iconic entertainer Reba McEntire will join AFBF President Zippy Duvall during the Closing General Session of the 2018 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, for a Q&A keynote touching on her rural roots, family, career and, of course, country music. Reba is no stranger to agriculture—she grew up in rural... read more


LDAF Assisting Harvey Evacuees  Mobile Pet Shelter Deployed

LDAF Assisting Harvey Evacuees  Mobile Pet Shelter Deployed

Baton Rouge, LA (August 31, 2017) – The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) is assisting in moving pets that have arrived with their owners to seek shelter in Louisiana.

Texas evacuees began moving from Lake Charles to the Alexandria shelter overnight. The LDAF mobile pet shelter is in Lake Charles this morning to continue to assist in transporting to Alexandria pets that escaped the flood waters with their... read more


Sweet potato farmers hear about AgCenter research at field day

Sweet potato farmers hear about AgCenter research at field day                                                              Writer: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu                                           ... read more


Louisiana FFA announces new executive leaders

Louisiana FFA announces new executive leaders Writer: Tobie Blanchard at 225-578-5649 or tblanchard@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                                         ... read more


Does Your Horse Have Trouble SWEATING?

Does Your Horse Have Trouble SWEATING?                                                                                                          Dr. Samantha Brooks and Laura Patterson Rosa University of Florida Anhidrosis is a disease characterized by the inability to... read more


Louisiana 4-H’ers place third at national wildlife competition

Louisiana 4-H’ers place third at national wildlife competition                                                                           Writer: Johnny Morgan at  225-578-8484 or jmorgan@agcenter.lsu.edu                        ... read more


Louisiana 4-H'ers take third place at national forestry competition

Louisiana 4-H’ers take third place at national forestry competition                                                     (08/15/17) Baton Rouge, La. — Louisiana placed third among 15 states that competed in the 38th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from July 30 through August 3.... read more


Pasture management, bull selection focus of upcoming beef field day

Pasture management, bull selection focus of upcoming beef field day                                                               Writer: Johnny Morgan at 225-578-8484 or jmorgan@agcenter.lsu.edu                                           (08/25/17) MANGHAM,... read more


Crock-Pot Shrimp Jambalaya

Crock-Pot Shrimp Jambalaya

12 oz boneless skinless chicken breast, chopped 8 oz smoked ham diced

8 oz smoked link sausage, sliced 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 can diced tomatoes 1 C chicken broth 1/3 C tomato paste 1 T parsley 1 1/2 t basil 1/2 t oregano 1 1/2 t hot sauce salt to taste 1 1/2 cayenne pepper 1 t black pepper 1 lb shrimp, 4 cups... read more


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