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  • Texas A&M DE Moore bypassing senior season for NFL

    December 31, 2012 10:57 AM

    DALLAS - Texas A&M leading tackler Damontre Moore says he went back and forth before deciding that the Cotton Bowl will be his last game for the Aggies. Moore says there were a lot of pros and cons about foregoing his senior season to enter the NFL draft. He said... more »
  • LSU fans anxious for bowl announcement Play Video

    November 29, 2012 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU fans will learn the post-season fate of their Tigers this Sunday, when the BCS bowl picks are announced. There's speculation the Tigers will go to the Cotton Bowl in Dallas Jan. 4, or the Chick-Fil-A Bowl in Atlanta on New Year's Eve. LSU superfan... more »
  • La. farmers plant more soybeans, less cotton

    July 10, 2012 2:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Louisiana farmers are planting more soybeans than they have in 14 years but may tie a record low for cotton. Changing weather patterns appeared to be a factor as the wet early spring gave way to a drier pattern. So farmers... more »
  • LSU sold out of Cotton Bowl tickets

    December 13, 2010 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has sold out of its entire allotment of Cotton Bowl tickets before the public even had a chance at them. According to the LSU Ticket Office, the school had 12,500 tickets available and received more than 15,000 requests from season ticket holders and students. ... more »
  • Yet another record low expected for La. cotton

    March 31, 2010 4:12 PM

    A federal survey finds that Louisiana farmers expect to plant less cotton this year than ever before, but the total planted nationally may be up from a year ago. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service said Wednesday that, nationally, farmers expect to plant 10.5 million acres of cotton. That's... more »
  • New Louisiana yarn plant opens

    December 15, 2009 9:00 AM

    Zagis USA has opened its new $20 million open-ended cotton spinning mill at a 30-acre site in Lacassine, east of Lake Charles. Jefferson Davis Parish officials said the 128,000-square-foot facility will mean 60-plus jobs and a multimillion investment in the parish. The Lacassine mill is the first of... more »
  • U.S. cotton production rises

    October 9, 2009 10:44 AM

    U.S. cotton production is forecast to reach 13 million bales, slightly more than a year ago, with farmers in parts of the South expecting record yields. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that in spite of growers planting fewer cotton acres this year, many states are expecting higher production... more »

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