An LSU AgCenter medical entomologist is working to minimize the effects of tropical diseases such the Zika virus.
(03/31/16) Arrows flew, clay targets were busted; and written tests were taken—all part of the 4-H North Louisiana region outdoor skills competition.
(03/04/16) For fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, a week at the Louisiana 4 H summer camp is an unforgettable experience.
(03/23/16) 4-H’ers from throughout Louisiana learned that fitness can be fun and healthy eating doesn’t have to bust your budget.
(Video 03/30/16) 4-H youth held their regional competition outside of Shreveport, and safety and fun were the priority.
(Video 03/30/16) Farmers across Louisiana are trying to get the state’s corn crop planted, but the weather is making it difficult.
Exploring ways to combat global warming and detailing the formation of coastal Louisiana were main topics discussed by keynote speakers
Before planting a spring garden, most people should get their soil tested. Here's how to do this.
(Video 3/23/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the beautiful Easter cactus.
(Video 3/16/16) Bridal wreath spiraea is spotlighted as an excellent spring shrub on this edition of Get It Growing.
Nurseries and garden centers sell more than 200 varieties of azaleas in Louisiana.
Eggs often are a part of an Easter celebration, but food safety should be factored into the fun.
Floodwaters have inundated homes, businesses and agricultural fields in many areas of Louisiana, and people need to be cautious.
Beef producers at the Acadiana Cattle Producers Field Day heard about new regulations that will restrict antibiotic use for livestock.
Two college students represented Louisiana in Washington, D.C., for National Ag Day on March 15.
The LSU AgCenter will offer four safety training programs in May and June to help food processors learn more about industry regulations.
The LSU AgCenter is offering a series of guides with tips on growing better vegetables.
A flooded home can harbor mold colonies after the waters recede.
Foresters and landowners attended the LSU AgCenter Cenla Forestry Forum Tuesday (March 15) to learn about new industry developments.
A flood-damaged home requires special attention to avoid further damage and health hazards from molds, other fungi, algae and bacteria
Louisiana’s recently planted corn crop appears to be the biggest agricultural casualty from recent flooding.
The Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board has given the LSU AgCenter $1.75 million to fund research and outreach projects
March is rose time in Louisiana, and it’s a great month to plant new varieties.
National Ag Day is this week on March 15. It’s a good time to pause to appreciate American agriculture.
Sixteen artists and photographers were honored on March 12 during a reception at the sixth annual Brush with Burden Art Exhibition.
Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners will present Spring Fest 2016 and the eighth annual spring plant sale at West Monroe Farmers Market.
The LSU AgCenter and the American Sugar Cane League are sponsoring an informational seminar on sugar factory operations on April 20.
An agriculture university in Honduras is hoping to strengthen its ties with land-grant universities in the U.S., including the LSU AgCenter.
Shrimpers from across south Louisiana gathered March 8 to learn about new fishing regulations and techniques.
The LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station will host a Northwest Beef and Forage Day on April 26 at the Hill Farm Research Station.
Homeowners and gardeners interested in fruit production learned the basics at the annual Backyard Fruit Production Symposium.
LSU AgCenter food scientist Jack Losso wants to help people eat better so they can be healthier.
LSU AgCenter entomologists Daniel Swale and Kristen Healy received a grant to study control of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in Kenya.
The southwest Louisiana forestry forum will be held March 19 at the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds in DeRidder.
Landowners who would like to explore starting an agritourism destination can learn more at a workshop on May 10 in Keachi, Louisiana.
(Video 03/08/16) On this edition of Get it Growing, learn about planting and growing gorgeous Japanese magnolia trees.
Dining with the local flavors of Louisiana among the blooms will be featured during the third annual Gourmet in the Garden on April 22.
Four LSU AgCenter scientists were honored at the 2016 Rice Technical Working Group’s meeting held March 1-4 in Galveston, Texas.
Agricultural research and education efforts are critical to helping solve food security issues in Africa
Abundant is a word consumers love to hear when talking about crawfish, and that is exactly what this year’s crop should be.
LSU AgCenter forestry economist Shaun Tanger received a Southern Regional Extension Forest Resources Award for Excellence
(Video 03/01/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, hear about hardy perennial calibrachoa flowers.
Nearly 1,100 students from northeast Louisiana got a one-of-a-kind educational experience at Ag Adventures on Feb. 24-25.
Corn harvested from the home garden and cooked within minutes is considered one of life’s great treats
The condition and type of soil in which you garden has a profound effect on the health and growth of your plants.