LSU AgCenter News & Media Center

LSU AgCenter Communications produces news releases for print, radio, television and social media and provides help for the media in finding sources, experts, visuals and background information about topics related to agriculture, natural resources, the environment, nutrition, food sciences and youth development.

Featured Topic: Zika Virus

An LSU AgCenter medical entomologist is working with mosquito control efforts in Louisiana to minimize the effects of tropical diseases such as the Zika virus. Kristen Healy said Zika virus will be less of a threat here than other mosquito-borne diseases in the area, including West Nile virus or eastern equine encephalitis. Read more.

News Sources

A list of topics in the news in which the AgCenter has expertise and the contact information for these experts.


A gallery of downloadable photos and other visuals arranged by topic. Each includes a caption and the photographer’s name.

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