(04/25/17) Nearly 1,200 students from area schools learned where food comes from during Ag Day at the Fast Food Farm in St. James Parish.
(Audio 04/11/16) Learn how to control insect and pest problems in the spring.
(04/27/16) The annual Garden Fest will be held on June 18 at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge.
(04/28/16) Julia Terese received the Irene Toliver Pyburn Merit Award from the Louisiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
(04/27/16) ST. GABRIEL, La. – The LSU AgCenter and the American Sugar Cane League holds informational seminar on sugar factory operations.
(04/29/16) Business and agricultural leaders in Franklin Parish have funded an endowed scholarship in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(04/28/16) Loblolly pine trees were featured as participants in the 2016 Western Gulf Forest InSight Conference visited the Hill Farm.
(04/28/16) LSU AgCenter scientists have formulated a nanoparticle matrix that could be used in eye drops to both prevent and treat cataracts
(04/28/16) The LSU AgCenter’s Sustainable Bioproducts Initiative will host a free three-day course on bioenergy May 18-20
(04/28/16) A recent study published in the journal Circulation suggests that dairy fats may guard against Type 2 diabetes
(Video 04/27/16) Last year’s disappointing wheat harvest in Louisiana has led to a dramatic reduction in acres for this year’s crop.
(Video 04/27/16) Planting soybeans in Louisiana has come to a standstill because of wet field conditions.
(04/27/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The Fashion Association at LSU will present Decadence, a student runway show, on Wednesday, May 11.
(04/26/16) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold a mold control and remediation training course May 18-20 in Baton Rouge.
(04/25/16) As the summer growing season gets into full swing, pathogens that cause plant diseases also are cropping up.
(Video 04/25/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill spotlights the exquisite and easy-to-grow moth orchid.
(04/25/16) 4-H’ers from across the state competed in the 2016 State 4-H Commodity Ambassador contests.
(Video 04/18/16) Dan Gill explains how to choose and tend to sunpatiens on this edition of Get It Growing.
(04/25/16) Small children require careful attention outdoors.
(04/25/16) The world has about 6.2 million square miles of cropland and 11.6 million acres of pastures. And that's all we're going to have.
(04/22/16) Wheat acreage in Louisiana is at an all-time low of 58,000 to 60,000 acres, LSU AgCenter experts said at a field day.
(04/22/16) Vincas had many problems last year because of the extremely wet, cloudy and cool growing conditions through mid-May.
(Audio 04/15/16) Learn about applying mulch to freshly planted beds.
(Audio 04/14/16) Listen for information on how to move indoor plants outdoor for exposure and rejuvenation.
(04/22/16) Students from nine parishes attended the LSU AgCenter Southwest Regional Agricultural Career Day on April 21.
(04/22/16) AgMagic on the River, an interactive event to teach children about agriculture, will be held at Docville Farm in Violet May 4-7.
(04/22/16) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will conduct a volunteer orientation on May 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(04/21/16) Students from Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia, visited Baton Rouge to learn about agriculture and culture.
(04/20/16) Four heifers standing near the back of the arena quickly caught the attention of nearly every child at Ag Wonders.
(04/18/16) Excessive rains that brought historic floods to Louisiana last month will cost farmers at least $10 million in lost revenues.
(04/18/16) A social media campaign to recognize 4-H leaders nationwide has been underway in Louisiana and across the U.S ending on April 23.
(04/18/16) Swarms of turkey gnats are an aggravation for people this time of year, but for chickens, the small insects can be deadly.
Evolution salvia has been named a Louisiana Super Plant selection for spring 2016.
(04/15/16) The LSU AgCenter has announced two new Louisiana Super Plants for spring 2016.
(4/13/16) POLLOCK, La. – Learning about cooperatives and their importance to rural communities at the 2016 Co-op Leadership Conference.
(04/14/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU poultry judging team took numerous awards at this year’s competition.
(04/14/16) Mary Schmidl, a researcher and adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota will speak at the LSU Patrick Lecture Series.
Louisiana homeowners can learn how to keep their homes cool, dry and free of destructive termites at the LaHouse open house on April 18.
(Video 04/13/16) Northern and southern Louisiana rice farmers deal with dramatically different planting conditions.
(04/13/16) The LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding alumni, students and professors at an award ceremony on April 8.
(04/13/16) Children between the ages of 3 and 8 are invited to enjoy book readings and related crafts during StoryTime at Burden on May 7.
The LSU AgCenter will host a beef cattle and forage field day on April 29 at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station in Clinton.
(04/13/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans and the LSU AgCenter are hosting their state conference May 12-14.
(04/11/16) HAMMOND, La. – Horticulture Lecture Series and Industry Open House to be held in Hammond on May 6.
Louis Curet, a retired Baton Rouge attorney, is honoring his late father, A.B. Curet, by establishing a scholarship in the LSU College of Ag
Forest landowners can learn more about prescribed burning techniques at a workshop May 5-7 at Hodges Gardens State Park in Florien.
(04/08/16) ALEXANDRIA, La. – LSU AgCenter researchers at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center are studying the use of cover crops.
The Byzantine Icon Workshop, held at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden this week, is a week-long event where the participants write
The National Gardening Association has declared April as National Garden Month.
Wooden breast is a recent phenomenon in chicken meat, but Louisiana consumers aren’t likely to come across it, said LSU AgCenter experts.
Good weather set the stage for good planting conditions for the 2016 rice crop in Louisiana.
Chem_Transport is a software package that can help users study how chemicals and other properties move through soils.
The LSU AgCenter will offer classes in April on new residential energy code requirements for contractors, builders and inspectors,
The cucumber family, properly known as the Cucurbitaceae, provides a wide variety of vegetables.
Children can learn about Louisiana’s agriculture industry at AgMagic, an annual event held on LSU’s campus and at Docville Farms in Violet.
Figs have been an important fruit crop in Louisiana for over 150 years and are one of the most popular small fruit crops grown in the state.
The LSU AgCenter, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and the Southern University Ag Center will host a small ruminant field day April 30.
(Video 04/04/16) Dan Gill explains why you should consider adding huechera to your garden.
(Video 04/11/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the abutilon, or flowering maple, a stunning hibiscus plant.