Rick Bogren

LSU AgCenter researcher recognized
Lee Southern, the Doyle Chambers Distinguished Professor in Animal Sciences at the LSU AgCenter, recently was presented
Skimmer holds promise for oil collection
A device that can “harvest” an oil spill in open seas or in a marsh — much like a combine harvests wheat and eliminates
LSU AgCenter — new sugarcane variety 1
Louisiana sugarcane farmers will have a new sugarcane variety this fall with the release of L 03-371 on May
Soaked - Louisiana harvest suffers
After two major hurricanes in 2008, most Louisiana agricultural producers were hoping for a much-improved production
Payments for livestock lost to weather
Farmers and ranchers who lost livestock as a result of adverse weather — including hurricanes Gustav and Ike in 2008 —
Asian rust in Louisiana soybeans
Asian soybean rust has been found in a soybean sentinel plot maintained by agricultural consultant Blaine Viator in St.
LSU experts: outlook challenging
Falling futures prices for farm commodities combined with a general economic effect on demand and the leftover effects
New ethanol crops for Louisiana farms 1
Researchers at the LSU AgCenter’s Audubon Sugar Institute are combining their knowledge of sugarcane processing and
Nonfood crops: biodiesel feedstock
Although gasoline is the fuel of choice for the American automobile, diesel is the fuel of choice for moving freight —
Louisiana farms: multimillion-dollar losses
Louisiana’s farmers are facing lost income from reduced yields and product quality in the neighborhood of $370 million
Research aims at used motor oil containers
As more than 3 billion quart-size, high-density polyethylene motor-oil containers head for U.S. landfills each year,
Turning nonfood crops into biofuel
Processing nonfood crops to produce biofuels and value-added chemicals can provide Louisiana with another vehicle for
Rising costs affect farm decisions
Some Louisiana agricultural producers are being squeezed by rising energy costs and stagnant prices for their crops,
Atchafalaya River focus of conference
Although only about 140 miles long, the Atchafalaya River is the fifth-largest ocean-discharging river in North
Plant ‘invaders’ pose problems for Louisiana
“Good plants gone bad” is how an LSU AgCenter forester describes plants that have invaded the Louisiana landscape and
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