by Linda Benedict, Associate Director & Professor | 10/19/2015 12:34:14 AM
The primary areas of research at the Iberia Research Station are efficient production of sugarcane and beef cattle and production of sweet sorghum as a biofuel. The station is in Iberia Parish, just a few miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.
by Linda Benedict, Associate Director & Professor | 10/19/2015 12:34:32 AM
Developments in molecular biology, immunology and genetic engineering have given new dimensions to research on farm animal production. The LSU AgCenter’s Reproductive Biology Center is recognized worldwide as a leader in assisted reproductive technologies for use in livestock improvement, biomedical applications, and propagation of exotic and endangered animal species.
by Linda Benedict, Associate Director & Professor | 10/12/2015 11:18:16 AM
When the Jesuit priests first brought sugarcane to Louisiana in 1751, little did they know that they were laying the foundation for an industry that now contributes $2 billion to the state's economy. The industry could not be sustained, however, without the research of the LSU AgCenter.
by Linda Benedict, Associate Director & Professor | 10/19/2015 12:35:13 AM
Since 1908, the LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station has been conducting research and developing new rice varieties that benefit the rice industry in Louisiana and help put rice on the table for families around the world. Rice farmers in Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi and Missouri rely heavily on rice varieties developed at the station.