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October 2018 Articles

Spiritual Corner: Slow to Speak
Just Rambling October 2018:
Pasture to Market
Forage featured at field day
Students learn importance of agriculture at youth field day
AgMagic set for Louisiana state fair in Shreveport
Louisiana soybean farmers harvesting good crop
Knowing fertilizers and soil testing is important
Sheep and Goat Production in Arkansas
Interior’s Sue and Settle Order Exposes Secret Settlements with Activists
Ways and Means Committee Moves to Make Important Tax Provisions Permanent
Farm Bureau: Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity
Water regulations suspended in Louisiana
Horse Trivia
A Life of Abundance
Lincoln/Union/Jackson Parish Producers Urged to Consider Risk Protection Coverag
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Spiritual Corner: Slow to Speak

Spiritual Corner: Slow to Speak                                                                                                                     Whenever I get on my Facebook, the one... read more


Just Rambling October 2018:

Just Rambling: I wrote about my daughter, Velvet, in our August issue but I am writing about her again to bring everyone up to date on her condition. Since early August, Velvet has been in and out of the hospital in Shreveport and is now being referred to MD Anderson... read more


Pasture to Market

Pasture to Market                                                                                                                                         ... read more


Forage featured at field day

Forage featured at field day Writer: Karol Osborne at 318-574-2465 or kosborne@agcenter.lsu.edu (09/28/18) MANGHAM, La. — Cattle producers at an LSU AgCenter beef and forage field day on Sept. 20 at Goldmine Plantation heard from experts on topics aimed to improve forage and cattle management practices. “This is a great... read more


Students learn importance of agriculture at youth field day

Students learn importance of agriculture at youth field day Writer: Olivia McClure at 225-578-3262 or omcclure@agcenter.lsu.edu (09/27/18) WINNSBORO, La. — Experts on various aspects of agriculture told more than 200 middle and high school students about the importance of the industry at an LSU AgCenter event held Sept.... read more


AgMagic set for Louisiana state fair in Shreveport

AgMagic set for Louisiana state fair in Shreveport Writer: Karol Osborne at 318-574-2465 or kosborne@agcenter.lsu.edu(09/21/18) SHREVEPORT, La. — The LSU AgCenter will Present AgMagic beginning Oct. 25 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport, showcasing the impact agriculture has on daily life through hands-on activities to delight both youth and adult visitors. Eight interactive exhibits will explore plant and... read more


Louisiana soybean farmers harvesting good crop

Louisiana soybean farmers harvesting good crop Writer: Bruce Schultz at 337-788-8821 or bschultz@agcenter.lsu.edu (09/21/18) ALEXANDRIA, La. — With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Spivey. “About 60 percent of the crop is out of the field,” he said. Farmers were... read more


Knowing fertilizers and soil testing is important

Knowing fertilizers and soil testing is important Editor: Rick Bogren at 225-578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist A common misconception is that the type of fertilizer you choose to use is based strictly on the type of plant you are growing.... read more


Sheep and Goat Production in Arkansas

Sheep and Goat Production in Arkansas Sheep and goat production offers many advantages Because they are small, prolific and productive ruminants, they are well-suited to grass-based and small-scale agriculture.• Sheep and goats are relatively inexpensive animals to purchase and feed compared to larger animals, a critical advantage for limited-resource farmers.• Sheep and goats can be raised... read more


Interior’s Sue and Settle Order Exposes Secret Settlements with Activists

Interior’s Sue and Settle Order Exposes Secret Settlements with Activists Source: www.fb.org Activists have grown rich by suing the government and reaping billions of taxpayers’ dollars – and all in secret. The U.S. Department of Interior, however, has issued an order to curb this abuse of basic, democratic processes and to open backroom deals to public scrutiny. The American... read more


Ways and Means Committee Moves to Make Important Tax Provisions Permanent

Ways and Means Committee Moves to Make Important Tax Provisions Permanent The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday approved a Farm Bureau-supported bill that would make permanent several important tax reform provisions that are set to expire after 2025. The Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 (H.R. 6760) addresses bonus depreciation and the estate tax, among other tax provisions.... read more


Farm Bureau: Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity

Farm Bureau: Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity Source: www.fb.org Farmers and ranchers must have access to fixed and mobile broadband to be more efficient, economical and environmentally responsible, the American Farm Bureau Federation said in recent comments on the Rural Utility Service’s e-Connectivity Pilot Program.... read more


Water regulations suspended in Louisiana

Water regulations suspended in Louisiana From LSU AgCenter Communications at LSUAgCenterNews@agcenter.lsu.edu(09/27/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana has joined a group of states where a 2015 rule regulating which waterways are subject to federal jurisdiction won’t be enforced for the time being. The rule is suspended in 28 states pending a redefinition of... read more


Horse Trivia

Horse Trivia                                                                                                                                                ... read more


A Life of Abundance

A Life of Abundance It’s hard to believe that this time a month ago I was standing on Zambian soil with the kindest humans I’ve ever met. Though my time there was brief, it left a significant impact on my life that I will never forget and always cherish. Throughout the trip and even more so since being home again, God has taught me so many beautiful yet hard... read more


Lincoln/Union/Jackson Parish Producers Urged to Consider Risk Protection Coverag

Lincoln/Union/Jackson Parish Producers Urged to Consider Risk Protection Coverage before Fall Crop Sales Deadlines (Ruston, LA), September 26, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Chuck Hixon in Lincoln/Union/Jackson Parish reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the fall-seeded crop deadline of September... read more


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Before any country can be a great nation it must first be a nation great in Agriculture.

Mike Strain, DVM

Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry, Louisiana

 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies by Joanna Gaines

Chocolate Chip Cookies by Joanna Gaines                                                                                                      21/2 C flour      1/2 t sea salt                     ... read more


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