(Audio 12/5/05) If you haven't put in your cool-season bedding plants, now is the time. Just be sure not to put them out right before a hard freeze.
(Audio 12/5/05) With our mild winters, there usually is something we can do in our gardens all year. When planting, pruning and routine chores slow down in the winter, there are other chores gardeners can do.
(Audio for 12/5/05) Poinsettias come in many different shapes and sizes. Proper care will assure a beautiful plant into the New Year.
(Distributed 11/30/05) Falling leaves are a sign of the season, but if you leave those leaves on your lawn, they can cause damage. Dan talks about ways to remove leaves from your lawn.
(TV News For 11/28/05) Landscapes damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita can be revitalized. LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill talks about what can be done to repair the damage.
(TV News For 11/21/05) Added safety measures can make a difference on a home when a storm threatens. The proof stands on a corner lot in a development in Plaquemines Parish.
(Radio News For 11/28/05) Neighbors nicknamed Warren Lawrence’s home in Plaquemines Parish Fort St. Lawrence. Lawrence added special features to his home such as walls constructed of insulated concrete form. His home is outside of levee protection and vulnerable to storms.
(Radio News For 11/21/05) Citizens searching for information on hurricane recovery can access it through a toll-free phone system. The LSU AgCenter established the hotline for those affected by the recent storms, says LSU AgCenter agent Mark Schexnayder.
(Radio News For 11/14/05) Much of the state’s seafood industry was affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. It won’t be a good year for those in the industry or consumers, says LSU AgCenter seafood technology professor Dr. Jon Bell.
(Radio News For 11/14/05) Homeowners in disaster areas may be left with a home in shambles but a mortgage intact. LSU AgCenter family economist Dr. Jeanette Tucker says most mortgage companies are giving hurricane victims a break.
(Radio News For 11/21/05) Individuals who lost work due to recent hurricanes may qualify for disaster unemployment assistance, according to LSU AgCenter family economist Dr. Jeanette Tucker.
(Radio News For 11/14/05) A vast majority of adults are at risk of becoming overweight or obese, says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.
(Radio News For 11/21/05) Fried turkey is a tradition in many homes for Thanksgiving. But frying a turkey could be dangerous if not done correctly. LSU AgCenter nutritionist and food safety expert Dr. Beth Reames has tips for cooking a delicious and nutritious fried turkey.
(Radio News For 11/21/05) Cooks should follow several guidelines to ensure the turkey is served up safely on Thanksgiving. LSU AgCenter nutritionist and food safety expert Dr. Beth Reames says the first step is thawing.
(Radio News For 11/14/05) November is American Diabetes month, and this year the American Diabetes Association is working with the American College of Cardiology to educate the public about the link between diabetes and heart disease. An LSU AgCenter nutritionist talks about this link.