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: Avian Flu

Poultry is Louisiana’s largest animal industry, and avian flu poses a threat to commercial production and backyard flocks. Theresia Lavergne, nationally known poultry scientist, can answer questions and do interviews explaining avian flu and on how to control and contain it. More about Dr. Lavergne and how to contact her.

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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