(10/20/17) Thirty-seven central Louisiana cattle producers and other industry professionals were recognized for completing the Master Cattleman program.
(10/20/17) In the South, the term “greens” refers to vegetables whose leaves are eaten when cooked until tender.
(Video 10/30/17) Sunflowers are blooming now. But there’s another type of sunflower you might not know about.
(Video 10/23/17) Now is a great time to plant cool-season herbs.
(Video 10/16/17) Fall has started and it’s time to plant your vegetable garden.
(Video 10/09/17) It's not just any petunia; it's super-tunia.
(10/18/17) LSU AgCenter extension specialists Charles Overstreet and Raj Singh received service awards at the National Epsilon Sigma Phi national meeting.
(10/17/17) With the first cool front of the fall, many people will start looking for the delicious Louisiana citrus.
(10/17/17) Landowners can learn about earning additional income from recreational property, farmland or timberland on Nov. 1 in Farmerville.
(10/16/17) A Puerto Rico farm facility used by several universities, including the LSU AgCenter for rice variety development, survived Hurricane Maria.
(10/16/17) New research projects involving tea, olives and native grasses garnered great interest at the annual landscape horticulture field day.
(10/16/17) Two Louisianians received awards for their service to the LSU AgCenter 4-H youth development program during the 4-H Heritage Luncheon on Oct. 6.
(Video 10/18/17) Some Louisiana sweet potato farmers delayed their harvest in order to give their potatoes more time to reach market size.
(10/13/17) A gardener’s job is to make sure, through proper bed preparation, that the soil provides what plants need to be healthy and strong.
(10/11/17) After a challenging growing season, Louisiana farmers are harvesting sweet potatoes, but the crop is somewhat delayed in areas.
(10/09/17) AgMagic, the exhibit of the LSU AgCenter will open to the public Oct. 26 and run through Nov. 12 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport.
(10/06/17) The Children’s Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will conduct a program on how to raise backyard chickens on Nov. 4.
(10/06/17) Fall has arrived and so have football tailgate parties. But the festive atmosphere can quickly turn somber if tailgaters get food poisoning.
(10/06/17) The LSU AgCenter has named Supertunia Vista Bubblegum petunia the Louisiana Super Plants selection for fall 2017.
(10/05/17) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 22, 2018.
(10/05/17) A deadly disease called lethal yellowing of palms has been positively confirmed on silver date palms and Chinese windmill palms in Baton Rouge.
(10/04/17) The LSU AgCenter Annual Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day will be held Oct. 19 at the State Emergency Evacuation Center next to LSU-A.
(10/04/17) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold a lead-safe certified renovator course and a mold control and remediation course.
(Video 10/04/17) Louisiana cotton farmers are now in the midst of their harvest.
(Video 10/04/17) Just because the calendar says fall, weeds in lawns are still growing and setting seeds to emerge next spring.
(10/03/17) Although the current farm bill goes a long way in meeting different commodity needs, much can be improved, an LSU AgCenter economist said.
(10/03/17) Master Gardeners were shown how much value they add to LSU AgCenter programs during an appreciation event on Sept. 29.
(10/02/17) The Acadiana Cattle Producers fall field day will be held Oct. 21 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Cade Farm.
(09/25/17) A Louisiana task force for new herbicide technology recently met to discuss upcoming weed control technologies for crops.
(09/29/17) An LSU AgCenter entomologist is working with mosquito control to help them learn how to evaluate insecticide resistance in their regions.
(09/29/17) Two statewide community and health organizations have donated $41,800 to establish an endowed scholarship in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(09/29/17) Students at an LSU AgCenter field day in northeast Louisiana heard about the importance of the agricultural sciences.
(09/29/17) An amazing selection of vegetables can only be grown here during the cool season from October through April.
(09/27/17) Huey P. Roberts spent more than 30 years as a 4-H agent mentoring young people and helping them achieve their dreams.
(09/25/17) Post-weaning weight gain for heifers does not have to be constant through their development period, an LSU AgCenter forage specialist said.
(09/25/17) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will host Couture de la Fleur, a live floral fashion show on Oct. 11 from 8:30-10 p.m.
(Video 10/02/17) Fall is a great time to plant hardy trees and shrubs. The low maintenance, yet beautiful Drift rose is an excellent choice.
(Video 09/25/17) Petunias offer profuse color to a landscape and now's a great time to plant them.
(09/21/17) Fast-paced workshops, idea sharing and awards recognition brought 4-H volunteers across the state together.
(09/22/17)You can almost always find some Louisiana wildflowers blooming throughout the year. But fall is when some of the most outstanding displays occur.
(09/20/17) The LSU AgCenter and Tangipahoa Parish Master Gardeners hosted a Pollination Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Hammond Research Station.
(09/21/17) The LSU AgCenter was presented the Award of Excellence by the Visegrad University Association during its general meeting in Moscow.
(Video 09/20/17) Louisiana soybean farmers are finding out this year’s wet weather is affecting the quality of the crop.
(Video 09/15/17) Many Louisiana sugarcane farmers were wondering if they ever were going to get their crop planted, especially after Tropical Storm Harvey.
(09/20/17) Learning about wildlife highlighted the Feliciana Wildlife Expo held at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station on Sept. 16.
(09/18/17) The LSU AgCenter has finalized its agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana to produce medical cannabis.
(09/15/17) Louisiana farmers are benefitting from long overdue dry weather that has allowed them to cut hay, harvest soybeans and plant sugarcane.
(09/15/17) September and early October are ideal for repotting tropical container plants that you have summered outdoors.
(09/13/17) A team of LSU AgCenter researchers led by Qinglin Wu is developing drilling fluids that include a component made from nontoxic biomass.
(09/13/17) Sustainable food production will be key to feeding a world population that will number 9.1 billion people by 2050.
(09/13/17) The LSU AgCenter will conduct the final MarketReady Workshop of 2017 at its St. Tammany Parish office in Covington on Oct. 31.
(09/12/17) A group of Chinese crocodile farmers, tanners and others who work in the industry visited the LSU AgCenter during a trip to Louisiana from Sept. 6-8.
(Video 09/18/17) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to promote better blooming on cannas and how to control persistent insect problems.
(Video 09/11/17) Horticulturist Dan Gill explains how porterweed can enhance your landscape in multiple ways.
(09/11/17) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will welcome the fall season with a Corn Maze Festival on Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(09/11/17) LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will hold its annual landscape field day for industry professionals on Oct. 11.
(09/11/17) The Friends of the LSU Textile and Costume Museum will hold a Your Friends’ Closet Sale on Oct. 8 on the LSU campus.
(09/08/07) From babies to boomers, the West Carroll Parish community is embracing healthy living through active lifestyles and healthful eating.
(Video 09/06/17) While Tropical Storm Harvey caused some damage to Louisiana’s agriculture sector, farmers were spared from extensive losses.
(09/08/17)Before they die, most bromeliads will send up pups that can be used to grow the next generation.
(09/05/17) The LSU AgCenter will present Wine and Roses, an evening of cocktails and dinner at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on Oct. 11.
(09/01/17) Kurt Guidry has been named regional director for the LSU AgCenter Southwest Region.
(09/01/17) Now is an excellent time to assess your landscape and begin to make plans for planting this fall.
(08/31/17) Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes got their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over Calcasieu Parish.
(08/31/17) A team of LSU AgCenter researchers has received a four-year, $387,000 grant to evaluate the feedstock potential of energy crops with cover crops.
(08/21/17) Tje Children’s Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will conduct a program on bees and plants that attract pollinators on Sept. 30.
(08/30/17) A flood-damaged home requires special attention as soon as possible to avoid further damage and health hazards.
(08/30/17) Ray McClain, LSU AgCenter aquaculture specialist, said deep floods should not be allowed to remain on crawfish ponds.
(08/28/17) LSU AgCenter youth development experts were recognized for achievement at the Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents annual meeting.
(08/29/17) Louisiana native trees are resilient, and most can even withstand sporadic catastrophic flooding.
(08/29/17) LSU AgCenter has named Chiquita Briley as the Southeast Region director.
(08/28/17) Soil tests by the LSU AgCenter analyze the nutrient content and pH so experts can recommend any fertilizers and treatments needed.
(08/25/17) Agricultural producers are scrambling across southwest Louisiana to protect their livelihoods, making preparations in case Hurricane Harvey hits.
(08/25/17) Beef producers will gain a wealth of information at the annual Northeast Lo
(08/25/17) Knock Out roses are amazingly popular, and pruning them is not difficult.
(08/24/17) The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather.
(Video 09/06/2017) The demand for crawfish and crawfish products is expanding outside of Louisiana.
(08/18/17) LSU AgCenter is working to develop early-maturing sweet potato varieties that would allow farmers to shave up to 20 days off the growing period.