(07/15/16) Community support and creative ideas can go a long way in improving health in rural areas, a public health consultant said in St. Helena Parish.
(7/29/16) Rain moved presentations by LSU AgCenter specialists and researchers indoors during a recent field day in northeast Louisiana.
(07/28/16) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center presents hurricane and flood information at open house.
(07/29/16) Native plants are not used as much as they could be in our landscapes.
(07/28/16) LSU AgCenter researchers have found mosquito control done properly has minimal effects on the health of honeybees.
(07/27/16) Louisiana farmers can take advantage of the age of instant information by subscribing to several LSU AgCenter crop-specific text message groups.
(07/27/16) Despite sweltering temperatures, nearly 200 participants attended the annual Black Farmers Field Day in Collinston on July 22.
(07/26/16) UnitedHealthcare recently presented a $55,000 grant to the LSU AgCenter 4-H program to support the Food Smart Families program in Louisiana.
(07/26/16) Farmers attending a sugarcane dield day for St. Martin, Lafayette and St. Landry parishes on July 22 heard encouraging news with a good crop report.
(07/26/16) For a week in July, 16 New Orleans youths spent seven hours a day at CHEF Camp to learn about health and nutrition.
(Video 07/25/16) Figs are a popular fruit in Louisiana and now is the time to purchase fig trees.
(07/22/16) Sixteen high school students from across Louisiana spent July 11-15 on the LSU campus immersed in agriculture.
(07/22/16) Representatives of an Italian rice seed company toured the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station to learn how varieties are developed.
(Video 07/20/16) The LSU College of Agriculture held a program designed to give high school students a deeper understanding of all that encompasses agriculture
(Video 07/20/16) Farmers in Louisiana will soon begin harvesting their crops while some continuing to fight herbicide-resistant weeds.
(07/21/16) Louisiana sugarcane growers and consultants heard about a sporadic insect pest and a new, unidentified weed during the annual sugar field day.
(07/19/16) In the past three years, the AgCenter Food Incubator has served as a “one stop shop” for people looking to turn recipes into successful businesses.
(07/19/16) A leading oilfield services company has used an LSU AgCenter invention to help stop fluid from leaking while drilling deepwater wells off Vietnam.
(07/18/16) Row crop farmers and consultants attending a field day on July 14 heard about research to help them improve their operations and increase profits.
(07/18/16) Sugarcane acreage increased this year, and the 2016 crop has excellent potential, the LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist said.
(Video 07/18/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how pots serve an important role in helping plants reach their potential.
(07/15/16) Rice farmers attended the LSU AgCenter northeast rice field day on July 13 at the Vic Jordan farm to hear about the latest technologies.
(Audio 07/15/2016) No matter how well you weed your garden, you are always going to need to weed it again.
(07/15/16) Results have been released from the 47th Annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 9-13, 2016.
(Audio 07/14/16) Despite the intense heat of Louisiana summers, there are plenty of heat-tolerant plants that can be added to your garden this season.
(Audio 07/13/16) Caladiums are an extremely popular bedding plant here in Louisiana.
(07/13/16) One Louisiana individual and two state teams were crowned national champions at the annual 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships.
(07/13/16) The LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center will highlight resilient home solutions at an open house on July 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(Audio 07/12/16) Too much shade in your landscape may be preventing grass from growing in certain areas.
(07/11/16) Teams of 4-H’ers from across the South will take the stage on Aug. 7 to compete in the Great American Sseafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition
(Audio 07/11/16) Leaf miners are insects that can cause damage to a wide variety of plants such as flowers, vegetables plants, and fruit trees.
(07/11/16) The LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will sponsor a value-added dairy products meeting on Aug. 12.
(Video 07/11/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill explains how different styles of caladium can brighten up shady areas.
(07/08/16) The LSU AgCenter will host a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) workshop in New Orleans on July 25 and 26.
(07/07/16) An LSU AgCenter field day held on July 6 at the Charlie Fontenot farm in St. Landry Parish offered a smorgasbord of information on a variety of crops
(07/07/16) The LSU AgCenter will hold a field day for sweet potato farmers on Aug. 31 at the AgCenter Sweet Potato Research Station.
(07/06/16) The LSU AgCenter, McNeese State University and Hitch Enterprises are sponsoring a beef marketing conference on Aug.11.
(07/15/16) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold a Lead-Certified Renovator refresher class on July 21 for previously certified contractors.
(Video 07/04/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to this dependable, shade-loving plant that sounds like a chip dip.