Don Molino named 2018 National Farm Broadcaster of the Year
Posted on 11/12/2018 2:04:00 PM.

Louisiana Radio Network’s Don Molino, a familiar voice for farmers and ranchers for 30 years has been named the 2018 National Farm Broadcaster of the Year. Molino said it’s a once in a lifetime award.

Don Molino, Agriculture, Farming, National Farm Broadcasters

Researchers says new approaches are needed to shrink dead zone
Posted on 8/4/2017 5:19:00 AM.

Researchers say bold new approaches need to be taken to shrink the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Eugene Turner co-authored a report on the oxygen-deprived area that cannot support marine life. He says a lot of nitrate is coming down the Mississippi River from agricultural land use.

Eugene Turner, dead zone, Gulf of Mexico, farming

Farmers, ranchers eligible for flood recovery grant
Posted on 7/1/2017 4:52:00 AM.

Farmers and ranchers who were impacted by last year’s floods could be eligible for recovery grants. Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says the state has $10 million to help affected farmers. He says it is part of the $1.6 billion Congress appropriated for flood recovery.

“In order to qualify you have to be in one of the 51 parishes that was declared a disaster as a result of the flooding,” Strain said.
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