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October 2017 Articles

Just Rambling October 2017 :
Spiritual Corner October 2017 :
For retired AgCenter agent, visit to LSU campus is a wish come true
LSU AgCenter researchers developing environmentally friendlier drilling fluids
Weaning Strategies Can Reduce Stress in Calve
Listening session held on new farm bill
Enjoy fall wildflowers
Producers hear about heifer diets, bull quality at field day
Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate
Farmers, Ranchers Ready for Long-overdue Immigration Reform
American Farm Bureau Encouraged by Tax Framework, but Refinement Needed
AFBF to EPA: Time to Rescind WOTUS Rule
It’s time to plant fall vegetables
USDA Designates Natural Disaster Areas
Superspeedway Taco Pie
OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM IS HERE
Acadiana cattle field day set for Oct. 21

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Just Rambling October 2017 :

Just Rambling:                                                                                                                                   ... read more


Spiritual Corner October 2017 :

Spiritual Corner: “Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, ‘Sit here while I go over there and pray.’ He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them,... read more


For retired AgCenter agent, visit to LSU campus is a wish come true

For retired AgCenter agent, visit to LSU campus is a wish come true Writer: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                       (09/27/17) BATON... read more


LSU AgCenter researchers developing environmentally friendlier drilling fluids

LSU AgCenter researchers developing environmentally friendlier drilling fluids Writer: Craig Gautreaux at 225-578-5673 or cgautreaux@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                 ... read more


Weaning Strategies Can Reduce Stress in Calve

Weaning Strategies Can Reduce Stress in Calves — Weaning is a critical management practice for several reasons, including breeding efficiency, feed utilization, marketing and calf performance during backgrounding and feedlot phase. How-ever, it is an extremely stressful time for the cow-calf pair, especially the young calf. Stressors may include: 1) Nutritional: diet change, low feed intake, dehydration; 2) Social: dam-calf bond, anxiety, security; 3) Environmental:... read more


Listening session held on new farm bill

Listening session held on new farm bill Writer: Karol Osborne at 318-574-2465 or kosborne@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                               ... read more


Enjoy fall wildflowers

Enjoy fall wildflowers Editor: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist                                                                                             ... read more


Producers hear about heifer diets, bull quality at field day

Producers hear about heifer diets, bull quality at field day Writer: Bruce Schultz at  337-788-8821 or bschultz@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                                   ... read more


Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate

Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate Source: www.fb.org Concerned about livestock haulers’ readiness to comply with a problematic electronic logging device mandate and how the mandate will affect transported animals’ well-being, the American Farm Bureau Federation and seven livestock organizations are asking the Transportation Department for a waiver and exemption from the fast-approaching... read more


Farmers, Ranchers Ready for Long-overdue Immigration Reform

Farmers, Ranchers Ready for Long-overdue Immigration Reform Source: www.fb.org                                  The following statement may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Every year, farmers and ranchers face greater challenges in finding enough workers to keep their businesses running. The labor shortage... read more


American Farm Bureau Encouraged by Tax Framework, but Refinement Needed

American Farm Bureau Encouraged by Tax Framework, but Refinement Needed                                        The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall: “Comprehensive tax reform is essential to addressing the financial challenges faced by America’s farmers and ranchers. The tax-reform... read more


AFBF to EPA: Time to Rescind WOTUS Rule

AFBF to EPA: Time to Rescind WOTUS Rule                                                                                                  The following may be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall:... read more


It’s time to plant fall vegetables

It’s time to plant fall vegetables Editor: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist                                                       ... read more


USDA Designates Natural Disaster Areas

USDA Designates Natural Disaster Areas

Baton Rouge, La. (October 2, 2017) – Ten parishes are eligible for disaster assistance as a result of extreme and continuous rainfall in 2017 according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), said Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M

The parishes, which are contiguous to primary natural disaster areas in Mississippi include: Concordia, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Madison, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa,... read more


Superspeedway Taco Pie

Superspeedway Taco Pie


Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef,   1 pkg Taco seasoning mix,  1/2 cup water,   1/3 cup olives,   1 can refrigerated crescent rolls,   2 cups crushed corn chips,    1 cup sour cream,   1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese,    Shredded lettuce,       Avocado slices

Heat oven to 375. Cook ground beef until thoroughly cooked, drain. Stir in taco mix water... read more


OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM IS HERE

OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM IS HERE Alexandria, Louisiana – September 20, 2017 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). This program provides farmers, ranchers and forest landowners an opportunity to improve conservation on their land while at the same time, strengthening and improving production. EQIP applications... read more


Acadiana cattle field day set for Oct. 21

Acadiana cattle field day set for Oct. 21 Writer: Bruce Schultz at 337-788-8821 or bschultz@agcenter.lsu.edu                                                                                                                 ... read more


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