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[Image: pigweed]Farmers battle herbicide-resistant weeds
LSU AgCenter researchers and extension specialists are working diligently to come up with alternative control programs to combat the problem of emerging resistance to glyphosate herbicide (Roundup) among weeds in cotton and soybean fields in Louisiana.
[Image: chicks]Poultry demonstration houses open at Hill Farm
Two poultry demonstration houses at the Hill Farm Research Station house 21,400 birds each. With alternative heating and energy savings as big concerns among Louisiana poultry growers, one house is equipped with radiant tube heating, and the other is heated by standard radiant brooders.
[Image: field of excellence]Football fields made safer for young athletes
Extension specialist Ron Strahan is making football fields safer for young athletes through his Field of Excellence program. Many are in deplorable conditions with compacted soil, weeds, uneven surfaces and poor turfgrass.
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