(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.
(02/16/18) February is a great time to plant hardy fruit trees, bushes or vines in your landscape.
(02/15/18) The LSU AgCenter has named Toby L. Lepley as the new associate vice president and program leader for 4-H youth development.
(02/15/18) More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance.
(02/12/18) The LaHouse Resource Center will hold a lead-safe certified renovator course on Feb. 20 and a mold control and remediation course on Mar
(02/12/18) The LSU AgCenter will hold the 33rd annual Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum on March 1 at the Clarion Shreveport Airport hotel.
(02/12/18) An invasive species of snail has forced a farmer in Acadia Parish to shut down his crawfish harvest on a 220-acre field.
(02/09/18) LSU AgCenter experts provided insight at the annual meeting of the Louisiana Division of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists recently.
(02/08/18) With the start of rice planting roughly a month away, farmers will have new herbicides to fight weeds in the upcoming growing season.
(02/08/18) Dr. George Bray talked about the history of Pennington and several of the pivotal studies he was involved with at the research center.
(Video 2/8/18) For three days, groups of sixth-graders were exposed to bugs, drones and nutrition.
(Video 2/8/18) Farmers and researchers across Louisiana are examining how cover crops can reduce erosion and improve the fertility of their soil.
(Video 2/12/18) You might expect evergreen trees and shrubs to stay green all year round.
(02/09/18) Early to mid-February is an excellent time to cut back repeat-flowering roses growing in your landscape.
(02/07/18) Louisiana photographers who want to submit photos for the LSU AgCenter 2019 Get It Growing Lawn and Garden Calendar have only a few days to enter.
(02/06/18) The LSU College of Agriculture has named Phil Elzer executive associate dean.
(02/06/18) Three cover crops are part of a study being conducted by LSU AgCenter researchers with cooperation from area farmers.
(Video 02/05/18) Parsley is a great herb for flavoring many recipes.
(02/05/17) LSU AgCenter weed scientists will not include new herbicide technologies in the AgCenter’s 2018 weed control guide.
(02/02/18) Low prices driven by high inventories of and reduced demand for pine trees have led to an unfavorable, an AgCenter economist said.
(02/02/18) The Acadiana beef cattle producers field day will be held March 3 at the LSU AgCenter Iberia Research Station.
(02/02/18) Agriculture experts from five states joined farmers and others in the industry to address soil heath and cover crops at two recent conferences.
(02/02/18) At this point, it’s time to assess the effects of the freezes on landscape plants and deal with the damage that has occurred.
(01/31/18) Agricultural producers will have two opportunities to get updates on cover crops and soil health at two northeast Louisiana workshops in February.
(01/31/18) Louisiana sugarcane farmers just finished a memorable year — one that saw them harvesting on a rare snow day and set a production record.
(Video 1/29/18) Dan Gill explains why now is the best time to plant shrubs like the Fritz Huber plum yew.
(01/29/18) Bottomland hardwood management, harvest expectations and market growth were featured topics at the 2018 Forestry Forum held Jan. 19.
(01/29/18) Visitors found loads of interactive exhibits awaiting them at LSU AgCenter Square during the North Louisiana Agri-Business Council Ag Expo.
(01/26/18) Now is an excellent time to consider adding roses to your landscape.
(01/25/18) Many crop pests did not survive the record cold temperatures seen in Louisiana in mid-January, which is good news for farmers.
(01/17/18) Recent unusually cold weather across Louisiana is likely to result in higher utility bills.
(Video 01/24/18) This winter has brought record cold temperatures, and it is still not over.
(Video 12/11/17) During this time of year, brown and red colored foliage on many plants can indicate cold damage.
(Video 12/18/17) During the Christmas season, you will see Christmas cactuses for sale in nurseries, home improvement stores and even supermarket.
(Video 01/15/18) Hard freezes have impacted plants throughout Louisiana.
(Video 01/22/18) Freezes may have killed your favorite plants, but unfortunately, weeds in your lawn don’t go away as easily.
(01/23/18) Despite sub-freezing weather, cattle producers assembled to hear presentations covering forage management, pasture weed control andnew tax law.
(01/23/18) Getting the most out of Louisiana landscapes was the focus of the Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners seminar held in West Monroe
(01/23/18) The annual Camellia Garden Stroll at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will be held on Sunday, Feb. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m.
(01/22/18) The LSU AgCenter will offer a landscape pest management workshop on Feb. 15 at the Hammond Research Station.
(01/19/18) Where a medium-to-large evergreen tree is desirable, the Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) can be a wonderful choice.
(01/19/18) The recent cold snap is causing strawberry growers to go into babysitting-mode, using cloth covers to save their early crop.
(01/19/18) A workshop focusing on tax rules and issues relative to forest landowners is set for Feb. 9.
(01/18/18) Wenqing Xu, LSU AgCenter food safety specialist, said following food safety practices can help to ensure you have an enjoyable carnival season.
(01/16/18) Children’s Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will conduct a program on caring for birds on Feb. 10.
(01/12/18) Ten people who have completed Louisiana Master Farmer Program training were recognized Jan. 11.
(01/12/18) Many gardeners consider snails and slugs to be the most disgusting pests in the garden. I could live with their looks if they didn’t cause damage.
(01/11/18) Producers in Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi may see record soybean yields across the region in 2018,
(01/11/17) Turfgrass professionals heard about a wide range of topics at the 2018 Louisiana Turfgrass Association conference on Jan. 9 at Tiger Stadium.
(01/11/18) An AgCenter researcher is trying to find out if an aggressive pest that has devastating effects on sweet potatoes has made its way into the state.
(01/11/18) The first part of an annual series of LSU AgCenter meetings for rice farmers in south Louisiana wrapped up Wednesday (Jan. 10).
(Video 01/10/18) A hard freeze has caused some concerns for sugarcane growers as they hurriedly try to get their crop to the mills.
(01/08/18) Louisiana homeowners can learn about keeping their homes warm and cozy with low utility bills at the LaHouse winter Saturday open house on Jan. 20.
(01/08/18) Louisiana farmers and experts are remaining “cautiously optimistic” that the recent freezing weather did not significantly damage sugarcane or wheat.
(01/06/18) At the start of a new year many people resolve to make big lifestyle changes, but it's the small changes that can lead to long-term success.
(01/05/18) Heavy rains, particularly when they persist over an extended period, place stresses on plants in our landscapes.
(Video 12/25/17) You have plants left over after Christmas. Can you replant that poinsettia or keep that Christmas cactus?
(Video 12/22/17) Despite some challenging weather, Louisiana farmers were able to produce good yields on many of their row crops.
(12/29/17) The next few weeks are an important time for planting tulips, hyacinths and other bulbs that have been previously stored in your refrigerator.
(12/22/17) Louisiana winter landscapes look decidedly different from our landscapes in summer.
(12/22/17) The ninth annual Arbor Day at Burden in the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(12/22/17) LSU AgCenter agronomy, horticulture, forestry and animal agents met during the AgCenter annual conference on Dec. 13.
(12/22/17) An early spring got many row crops in Louisiana off to a fast start. Unfortunately, a wet summer kept many crops from reaching their potential.
(Video 12/22/17) The Louisiana’s sugarcane grinding season is going to extend well into January. And the reason is a record crop of sugarcane.
(12/20/17) The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of meetings to help rice farmers prepare for the 2018 crop.
Thirty-four teens represented Louisiana at the annual National 4-H Congress in Atlanta during the Thanksgiving weekend.
(12/20/17) Pine tree height and growth can be improved for up to 28 years by controlling weeds during site preparation, according to LSU AgCenter researchers.
(12/19/17 It looks as if sugarcane grinding season is going to be an extended one. But there is a good reason for the late finish—an exceptional sugarcane crop.
(12/15/17) The American Sugar Cane League has endowed an LSU AgCenter chair in sugar production.
(12/15/17) Moth orchids are relatively easy to grow and are a good choice for a beginner’s first orchid.
(12/14/17) Christian Richard, a sixth-generation farmer from Vermilion Parish, was honored Dec. 11 as the 2017 Rice Farmer of the Year.
(12/13/17) The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture announced the winners of their annual faculty and staff awards on Dec. 12.
(Video 12/13/17) Many cities are seeing open spaces turn into urban farms.
(12/12/17) An LSU AgCenter forage specialist said cattle producers should consider planting clover in pastures because of its advantages as a food source.