(Video 06/28/17) Weed scientists are developing strategies to combat herbicide-resistant weeds, but farmers must be careful when using this technology.
Weather was a recurring theme at the Northeast Research Station Pest Management and Crop Production Field Day held June 20
(06/30/17) Steve Linscombe, LSU AgCenter rice breeder and director of the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station, has announced he will retire on Sept. 30.
(06/30/17) More than 400 people attended the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 28 to hear about the latest on helping farmers
(06/30/17) The first things people plant in a new landscape – lawn and shade trees – may eventually not go together particularly well.
(06/28/17) LSU AgCenter research initiatives have been awarded $62,500 in grant funding that will help them promote their inventions to industry partners.
(06/27/17) The LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station will host its 35th Annual Sugarcane Field Day on July 19.
(06/26/17) Two new LSU AgCenter faculty members plan to expand 4-H and the AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture School of Animal Sciences livestock programs.
(06/23/17) Nearly 1,500 4-H’ers from across the state won educational trips, participated in educational programs and selected new officers for 2017-2018.
(06/23/17) Plants can be propagated in a variety of ways, but layering is often overlooked by gardeners who are unfamiliar with the technique.,
(06/22/17) LSU AgCenter entomologists received nearly a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study honeybee health.
(Video 06/14/17) An invasive aquatic plant continues to cause problems in Louisiana, and LSU AgCenter researchers are using a special weevil to fight the pest.
(Video 06/14/17) Louisiana farmers are emerging from nearly two weeks of wet weather.
(06/19/17) Forrest Laws was presented the Reuben Brigham Award at the national meeting of the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) in New Orleans.
(06/19/17) Recent wet weather has been conducive to disease problems in Louisiana rice, and frequent rains are hampering plants’ recovery.
(06/16/17) Visitors to the AgCenter Sensory Services Lab got a behind-the-scenes look at what food scientists do and the role human senses play in their work.
(06/16/17) The LSU AgCenter will participate in health fairs at Rouses Markets in Louisiana in the coming months.
(06/16/17) The LSU AgCenter will serve as the lead agency in a study of the impact of cool-season cover crops on annual forage production and soil health.
(06/16/17) Finding a solution to controlling an insect that threatens the key vegetation in coastal Louisiana will require extensive research by the AgCenter.
(06/16/17) Summer heat stresses many plants, and most roses are not especially happy during the extreme heat of mid- to late summer.
(06/15/17) The LSU AgCenter has notified the Board of Supervisors of their intent to contract with GB Sciences, Inc., to produce a medical marijuana product.
(06/14/17) The Southwest Louisiana Beekeepers Association and the LSU AgCenter will present their first-ever Beginning Beekeepers Class beginning on July 10.
(06/13/17) The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will hold its annual field day June 28 for scientists to explain their work.
(06/12/17) Bright, shiny, iridescent minnows and other similar-size fishes popular with aquarium owners are finding their way to research laboratories.
(06/12/17)Two LSU AgCenter scientists will mentor researchers in Kazakhstan and work with them to learn more about two serious livestock diseases.
(06/09/17) Although we try to do the best we can to properly take care of our landscapes, we seem to commonly make a few mistakes.
(06/09/17) 4-H and FFA youth from throughout Louisiana will compete in the 48th annual LSU AgCenter 4-H and FFA State Horse Show on July 8-12 in Gonzales.
(06/07/17) A team of 16 scientists and students led by the LSU AgCenter conducted a survey to collect samples of a small insect that threatens fragile marsh.
(06/06/17) The LSU AgCenter will host the 15th Annual Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference on August 7-9 in Baton Rouge.
(06/06/17) Hurricane season started June 1, and while Louisiana doesn’t often see storms this early in the season, it is important to be prepared.
(06/05/17) Winn Parish 4-H’er Caroline Whisonant never thought a minor kitchen fire would land her in a science fair in Los Angeles.
(06/02/17) Now is a great time to study your landscape and develop plans for needed changes. Spend the summer refining your ideas.
(Video 06/07/17) The coneflower, named for its cone-shaped head, has been a popular flower in Louisiana gardens for many years. Now, it has more colors.
(01/06/17) June 1 marked the beginning of the second annual National Healthy Homes Month, designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(06/01/17) Continual rainfall in the past few days has farmers worried about disease problems in their rice crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist said.
Growing your own herbs can be very rewarding when it comes to enhancing your meals. But, when flowers start appearing, what do you do?
(Video 05/22/17) One of the most graceful plants of summer is the Lily of the Nile or agapanthus – with its striking blue or white flowers.
(Video 06/01/17) Scientists at the LSU AgCenter Aquaculture Research Station are studying alligator gar to better understand this ancient fish.