Crawfish Season Might See Slight Delay Due to Cold Snap; but Mudbugs Survived Winter Weather

By the Louisiana Radio Network

Crawfish season in Louisiana may be slightly delayed this year thanks to last week’s arctic blast, but the good news is that they did survive. Dr. Greg Lutz with the LSU Ag-Center says when it gets extremely cold, crawfish just sit there and can’t move even if they wanted to.

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Louisiana Couple Wins Top Honor at American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville

By Avery Davidson and Kristen Oaks-White

NASHVILLE, TN — Russell and Amelia Kent of East Feliciana Parish are the 2018 American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Achievement Award Winners. They are the winners of a new Ford truck, courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance, and will also receive paid registration to the AFBF YF&R Leadership Conference in Reno, Nevada, Feb. 16-19.

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Landscape Pest Management Workshop Set for Feb. 15 in Hammond

By Rick Bogren, LSU AgCenter

HAMMOND — The LSU AgCenter will offer a landscape pest management workshop on Feb. 15 at the Hammond Research Station. “This is a great opportunity for ornamental horticulture industry professionals to hear the latest on pest management in the landscape,” said AgCenter horticulture researcher Yan Chen.

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