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USDA Reminds Louisiana Producers to File Crop Acreage Reports

Alexandria, Louisiana, June 21, 2023 – Agricultural producers in Louisiana who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) service center before the applicable deadline.  “Many USDA programs require producers to file an accurate crop acreage report by the applicable deadline,” said SED Ronald Guidry, …

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Two dead in early morning Union Parish crash, speed suspected

Lillie – On Sunday, June 11, 2023, shortly after 1:30 a.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop F began investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on U.S. Hwy 167 south of Cook Road. This crash claimed the life of 25-year-old Jaylen Norman of El Dorado, AR and an unidentified passenger. The preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan sedan, driven by Norman, was traveling …

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Oil tank explosion kills Vivian man

An oil tank that was being decommissioned north of Farmerville exploded Tuesday morning killing a Vivian man and injuring four others, according to Union Parish officials. Lee A. Green, Jr., 63, of Vivian was atop one of five tanks in the area when a spark of unknown origin caused it to explode, Union Parish Sheriff Dusty Gates said. Of the …

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