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Weather reduces Louisiana soybean acreage, prospects

Louisiana soybean farmers were expected to plant 1.2 million acres to the crop in 2011, but adverse weather conditions reduced the actual plantings to about 900,000. Soybean specialist Ronnie Levy said more weather problems since then have probably reduced the crop’s yield potential. Levy was interviewed at this year’s LSU Rice Research Station Field Day near Crowley, La. 

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