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LSU AgCenter releases more weevils to fight aquatic weed

From Delta Farm Press

Dearl Sanders calls himself a bug chauffeur. The LSU AgCenter scientist is trying to move as many salvinia weevils as he can to combat the invasive aquatic plant giant salvinia, which is clogging waterways across Louisiana.

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Lessons learned about pigweed

By Bob Scott, Arkansas Extension Weed Specialist

There is little money left for hoe crews and no chemical options remain. Many of these fields will be combined, surely spreading the weed — not only in these fields but in others that the combine goes into later. I do not blame you for cutting these beans; there is money out there. Most fields are clean enough and were clean enough long enough that yield may not even be affected.

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Hydrilla: Friend or Foe?

This morning Jim (VanKirk) encouraged me to read a story in our local paper about a research project on hydrilla that’s getting some interesting criticism. A local fisherman is concerned that a hydrilla control project will impact the fish he usually catches. Continue reading