(04/20/18) Cool April weather has slowed growth of recently planted crops, especially rice.
Mites are a major concern for beekeepers, and researchers with the LSU AgCenter are looking at ways to help identify these pests.
(04/20/18) Now is an excellent time to plant warm-season bedding plants that will brighten your landscape all summer long.
(04/18/18) Students from throughout St. James Parish got a chance to learn where their food comes from during Ag Day on April 13.
(Video 04/16/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to these beautiful plants and explains why they’re so easy for gardeners to grow.
(04/16/18) Many Louisiana sweet potato farmers will planttransplants grown from seed from the LSU AgCenter Foundation Seed Program.
(Video 04/13/18) A cold winter meant a slow start to this year’s crawfish season, but warmer weather has spurred growth and helped increased the catch.
(04/13/18) Homeowners can discover proven ways to keep their homes cool, dry and free of destructive termites at the spring Saturday open house April 21.
(04/13/18) The 4-H Commodity Ambassador Program, held April 11 at the State Evacuation Shelter near Alexandria, drew over 75 youth.
(04/12/18) HAMMOND, La. — More than 100 people attended this year’s Margie Jenkins Lecture and Industry Open House.
(04/12/18) The LSU poultry judging team took a number of awards at this year’s U.S. Poultry Foundation National Poultry Judging Contest held April 4
(04/13/18) The LSU AgCenter has announced that Intenz Classic celosia has been designated a Louisiana Super Plants selection for spring 2018.
(04/11/2018) Teen 4-H’ers learned firsthand how to form and operate a cooperative business at the annual Co-op Youth Leadership Conference held April 6-8.
(04/11/18) Attendees of the Florida Parishes Forestry Forum heard about industry trends and diversifying their portfolios.
(04/09/18) Congress recently passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that includes funding for Roseau cane scale research.
(04/10/18) As the calendar turns to summer, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities to help people enjoy the changing seasons.
(Video 04/09/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how Easter lilies can be planted in the landscape and grow very well with the proper care.
(04/06/18) Recent stretches of dry weather have allowed Louisiana rice farmers to get in the field and plant their 2018 crop on schedule.
(04/06/18) Fertilizing lawns in most of Louisiana is best done in early to mid-April.
(04/04/18) Residents of St. Helena Parish are enjoying new amenities at a local park thanks to Healthy Communities, an initiative led by the LSU AgCenter.
(04/03/18) The sixth annual Northwest Beef and Forage Field Day will be held on April 26 at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station in Homer.
(04/03/18) Water experts from the LSU AgCenter presented their latest research findings at the 12th annual Louisiana Water Conference on March 27 to 28.
(Video 04/02/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill tells you what you need to know about selecting vegetables from the cucumber family.
LSU AgCenter researchers will host a webinar on Roseau cane die-offs on Friday April 6 at 10 a.m.
(Video 03/26/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains the many types of tomatoes you can choose for your early planting.
(03/29/18) Two 4-H volunteers are teaching basic culinary skills and nutr
Louisiana corn farmers are finally getting to plant some significant acres as drier conditions have finally arrived. But is too late for some?
(03/28/18) More than 300 commercial applicators met recently for the annual Louisiana Vegetation Managers Association meeting.
(Video 03/29/18) Two icons in Louisiana agriculture were recently inducted into the state’s Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
(03/29/2018) LSU AgCenter experts will discuss variety trials and weed, insect and disease management at a wheat and oat field day on April 18.
(03/30/18) If you are going to have a landscape with trees, a lawn, shrubs and flowers, maintenance is going to be involved.
(03/27/18) The LSU AgCenter will conduct eight MarketReady producer training workshops for Louisiana farmers and fishers during spring and summer 2018/
(3/26/18) Margie Yates Jenkins and Pierre “Pete” Lanaux were to inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction on March 22.
(03/26/18) Garden insects will be the featured subjects at the Children’s Garden program at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on April 28.
(03/23/18) The Rice Leadership Development Program toured the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station and visited a crawfish farm on March 22.
(03/23/18) The cucumber family provides a wide variety of vegetables popular for the spring, summer and fall home vegetable garden.
(03/22/18) A prescribed burn workshop for foresters will be held May 8-10 at the Woodworth Outdoor Education Center.
(Video 03/22/18) With a spot at the state competition on the line, more than 900 4-H youth participated in the state’s south regional competition.
(Video 03/22/18) A dieoff of Roseau cane in the Mississippi River delta has caused numerous agencies to study its cause.
(03/21/18) Signature cocktails and cuisine will be featured during Gourmet in the Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on April 19.
(03/21/18) A new hybrid rice with high quality and competitive yield potential is being released by the LSU AgCenter.
(03/21/18) Now that the record sugarcane crop is in the books — what now?
(03/21/2018) Northeast Louisiana 4-H'ers learned culinary tricks of the trade from Chef Cory Bahr at a culinary workshop held March 17.
(03/20/18) The LSU AgCenter will host AgMagic, an interactive event that teaches young people about agriculture, in Baton Rouge and the New Orleans area.
(03/19/18) HAMMOND, La. — The 28th annual Florida Parishes Forestry Forum will be held on April 6 at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University.
(3/19/2018) When you say the word ‘herbs,’ the list of options is extensive.
(03/16/18) Administrator with the U.S. EPA Region 6 visited the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station 15 to learn about challenges facing farmers.
(03/16/18) It’s not too early to begin to plan our summer flower gardens.
(03/15/18) Kwame Ogero and Rowell Dikitanan are studying at the LSU AgCenter through the Borlaug Fellowship Program.
(03/13/18) The 4-H Junior Leadership Conference held March 9-11 at the LSU AgCenter 4-H Grant Walker Educational Center near Pollock.
(03/12/18) The annual Margie Jenkins Azalea Garden Lecture Series and Industry Open House will be held at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station on April 5.
(03/12/18) The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant are teaming with the City of Slidell during the Slidell Street Fair to talk with residents about flooding.
(03/12/18) Fishers, seafood processors and dock workers got information on the latest technology in their industry at a recent summit held in Kenner.
(Video 3/12/18) On this edition of Get It Growing, blueberries are a good choice because they require little attention, while providing some delicious rewards
(03/09/18) It’s time to plant tomato transplants into the garden, especially in south Louisiana. North
(03/08/18) Ashley Long has joined the LSU AgCenter with research, extension and teaching appointments and will serve as the state wildlife extension specialist.
(03/08/18) Approximately 300 students from 12 parishes gathered March 2 for the first 4-H Leadership Summit at the Davison Athletics Complex at Louisiana Tech.
(Video 03/08/18) The arrival of spring-like weather has been a boon to Louisiana strawberry growers as the berries move toward peak season.
(03/08/18) Hardwick Planting Company in partnership with the LSU AgCenter received the Southern Cotton Ginners Association Ag Achievement Award.
(03/06/18) Getting colostrum into a newborn calf is critical for it to survive, and feeding must be induced if the calf refuses to nurse.
(3/05/18) Late February is a great time to trim ground cover or add some of these plants to your landscape.
(03/02/18) The director of the Louisiana Forestry Association said a new lumber mill near Urania in LaSalle Parish will require 1 million tons of timber.
(03/02/18) LSU AgCenter’s LaHouse Resource Center will hold its mold control and remediation course March 20-22 at LaHouse on the LSU campus.
(03/02/18) Scale insects are one of the more common groups of insects that attack plants. You may find them feeding on trees, shrubs and on indoor plants.
(02/28/18) The 15th class of the LSU AgCenter Ag Leadership Program completed its two-year course of study with graduation on Feb. 24 in Baton Rouge.
(02/28/18) JEANERETTE, La.- High tonnage and sugar content were hot topics of discussion at an LSU AgCenter meeting for Teche area sugarcane farmers on Feb. 27.
(02/28/18) Retired LSU AgCenter researchers Steve Linscombe and Johnny Saichuk were honored with distinguished service awards from the 2018 rice working group.
(02/26/18) Female farmers, ranchers and women in all fields of the agriculture industry gathered for the Louisiana Women in Agriculture conference.
(2/26/18) Explains how recent developments with this plant now include striking variations from the original color and style of the plant. (Runtime: 01:46)
(02/23/18) The 2018 Cenla Forestry Forum will be held March 13 at the State Evacuation Shelter adjacent to the LSUA campus.
(02/23/18) Randy Jemison, of Kinder, was honored by the Louisiana Rice Council and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association.
(02/19/18) The 39th annual New Orleans Spring Garden Show will be held at the City Park Botanical Garden April 7-8.
(02/23/18) Schoolchildren from across northeast Louisiana stepped out of the classroom to get an up-close look at agriculture at Ag Adventures on Feb. 20 to 21.
(02/23/18) Ground covers make great additions to Louisiana landscapes.
(02/21/18) Knowing how the timber industry operates amid complicated and constantly changing tax laws was discussed at a tax seminar in Ruston on Feb. 9.
(02/22/18) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will present the eighth annual Brush With Burden art exhibition on March 14 to 22.
(2/22/18) More than 2,000 Louisiana youth participated in this year’s LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/21/18) Date palm lethal decline, also known as Texas Phoenix palm decline, is a deadly disease that can rapidly kill mature tall palm trees.
(02/21/18) GONZALES, La. — Hundreds of young people from across Louisiana were named state champions during the 83rd annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/20/18) As the weather begins to warm up, Louisiana gardeners are anticipating that first opportunity to begin work in their gardens.
(02/20/18) Two Louisiana FFA members, three 4-H’ers and an adult volunteer were recognized for their contributions to youth livestock programs.
(02/20/18) Six exceptional youths were named winners of the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Award at the 83nd annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show in Gonzales.
(02/20/18) A number of LSU AgCenter experts spoke at the annual Louisiana Agricultural Technology and Management Conference Feb. 14 to 16 in Marksville.
(02/20/18) Current soil health initiatives involve more intensive management and reflect environmentally suitable systems.
(02/20/18) Ravin Louque has shown livestock since she was 9 years old. And for most of that time, she has dreamed of winning a sheep contest at the state show.
(02/16/18) An unusually cold winter in Baton Rouge deserves to be followed by a warm spring, and Burden Museum & Gardens offers many warm-weather activities.