(Distributed 05/24/07) A major rose project at the LSU AgCenter is a cooperative effort with Texas A&M University and Texas nurseries to study Earth Kind roses.
(Distributed 05/01/07) Nearly one in three American adults has high blood pressure. During May, National High Blood Pressure Education Month, LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames urges people to learn more about the importance of preventing and treating high blood pressure.
(Distributed 05/08/07) The LSU AgCenter has named the top performing petunias, violas and pansies in its evaluation of 200 cool-season cultivars tested between September, 2006 and May, 2007 at the Burden Center in Baton Rouge.
(Distributed 05/01/07) The 8th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 13, and continues with National Women's Checkup Day on the 14th.
(Distributed 05/04/07) Some Louisiana families can get assistance with the cost of child care through programs administered by the state, according to LSU AgCenter child care associate Cheri Gioe.
(Distributed 05/01/07) Seven in 10 Americans are not regularly active, even during their leisure time. LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames says that most people can enjoy greater health benefits with longer and more vigorous physical activity than they typically do.
(Distributed 05/24/07) By June, many of the final harvests of spring vegetables are under way, and some spring rows are bare from earlier picking. This month, however, still offers opportunities before summer gets so hot you have second thoughts about yard work, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.
(Distributed 05/09/07) The creators of Louisiana’s Quality Rating System chose four criteria on which to evaluate the state’s child care centers – administration practices, family and community involvement, staff qualifications and programs. The article focuses on program evaluation.