Radio
Drought affects cattle herd health
(Radio News 02/28/11) Dry conditions affected Louisiana agriculture last summer, and cattle operations in the state were hit hard. Dennis Kieffer felt the effects. He raises cattle in Winn Parish, and the lack of rain affected his forage. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
Heart in focus during February
(Radio News 02/14/11) The heart is in focus during February, not only because of Valentine’s Day but also because this month the American Heart Association calls attention to the threat of heart disease. LSU AgCenter nutritionist Beth Reames says a healthful diet can guard against a heart attack. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
Military kids meet new friends through program
(Radio News 02/14/11) It can be tough for youngsters in military families to make and keep friends. Operation Military Kids helps these youngsters meet children in similar situations. The program is supported by the Department of Defense and administered through 4-H. Caleb Persick is a graduate assistant with the program. (Runtime: 1:20)
Farmers harvesting strawberries earlier
(Radio News 02/14/11) Louisiana’s strawberry farmers started picking their crop as early as the first week in November. Regina Bracy, research coordinator at the LSU AgCenter's Hammond Research Station, says the way farmers plant and care for their crops is helping them get earlier berries. (Runtime: 1:05)
Protect citrus from freezing temperatures
(Radio News 12/20/10) Citrus is a popular backyard fruit tree in Louisiana. Homeowners can avoid damage this winter if hard freezes occur by protecting their trees, says LSU AgCenter county agent Alan Vaughn. (Runtime: 60 seconds)

 

 

TV
Delcambre Direct
Louisiana shrimpers sell to online customers
(Video 09/02/15) Louisiana shrimpers are struggling with extremely low wholesale prices. To increase their sales directly to consumers, which fetch a higher price, shrimpers are now turning to the Internet. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has the story. (Runtime: 01:46)
Grower Exchange
Neighbors exchange produce from their gardens
(Video 09/02/15) Need basil for a recipe? No need to run to the store when you can get it from your neighbor’s backyard. That is the idea behind grower exchanges that are popping up in neighborhoods like one in Baton Rouge. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard has the story. (Runtime: 01:59)