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Louisiana farmers, ranchers and agricultural consultants can keep in touch with LSU AgCenter specialists and agents through text messages via the Remind app. (LSU AgCenter file photo by John Wozniak)

LSU AgCenter keeping in touch with clients through text messages

In recent weeks, LSU AgCenter personnel have found themselves in the same boat as many others around the world: working remotely to try to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

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A farmer plants soybeans in a field in Acadia Parish. Farmers are expected to plant approximately 900,000 acres of soybeans across Louisiana in 2020. Dry conditions in the southern part of the state are slowing down planting, while wet conditions in the north Louisiana are keeping farmers from getting into their fields. (Photo by Bruce Schultz/LSU AgCenter)

Area farmers still planting soybeans despite COIVID-19

Soybeans are Louisiana’s largest crop in terms of acreage, and farmers across the state are busy planting this year’s crop despite the challenges of COVID-19.


Acadia Parish Today

Crowley Post-Signal
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Phone: 337-783-3450
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Phone: 337-334-3186
Fax: 337-334-8474

Church Point News
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Phone: 337-684-5711
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