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If you spend any time in northeast Louisiana, you realize the soils of the Macon Ridge, an area that runs north and south to the west of the Mississippi River, are different from the alluvial soils of the Delta. Recognizing that difference, farmers asked the Louisiana Legislature to create a research station on 815 acres near Winnsboro more than 60 years ago. Comment?
Silent Shade Planting Co. uses 21 different software programs to help make sure the farming operation stays at the forefront of agricultural technology, according to Jeremy Jack, one of the partners in the 8,500-acre cotton, corn, soybean, rice and wheat farm. Comment?
In later years, those varieties became the forerunners to the transgenic cottons that were planted on higher percentages of acres in Louisiana and across the Cotton Belt. Jack Jones, a career-Louisiana State University plant breeder who helped lay the foundation for today's pest-resistant cotton varieties, has died in Baton Rouge, La. Comment?
The 11 million inhabitants of the island of Cuba offer a huge potential market for U.S. rice and other commodities. The proximity of Cuba to the U.S. rice-producing area and Cubans' fondness for rice make it a natural fit. Comment?
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