(03/31/17) Louisiana rice farmers have taken advantage of warm weather to plant their 2017 crop exceptionally early.
(03/31/17) The LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding alumni and students at its spring award ceremony at The Club at LSU Union Square on March 30.
(03/31/17) Planting vegetables as early as possible helps ensure abundant production before the intense heat of midsummer.
(03/29/17) Blake Wilson has been hired as an assistant professor of field crops entomology with the LSU AgCenter.
(03/29/17) AgMagic on the River will take over Docville Farm in Violet on May 10-13.
(03/27/17) The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and oat field day on April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station located just south of Winnsboro.
(Video 03/27/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explores the possibilities of planting Indian hawthorn.
(03/24/17) The children at Bains Lower Elementary School in St. Francisville love their garden, and so do deer.
(03/24/27) Agriculture producers with cattle interests can get updates on a wide range of topics at the LSU AgCenter beef and forage field day on April 27.
(03/24/17) Connor Arthur, a 4-H’er and junior at Hornbeck High School in Vernon Parish, received the Youth Conservationist of the Year award from the LWF.
(03/24/17) Eight students from Slovak University of Agriculture visited the LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture March 8-16.
(03/24/17) The initial step in deciding how to control a pest is to correctly identify the insect causing the damage.
(03/22/17) Record warm weather has suppressed normal ryegrass growth in many Louisiana pastures.
(Video 03/22/17) An effort is underway to connect Louisiana chefs with the freshest ingredients available.
(Video 03/22/17) Agritourism can provide farmers with an extra means of income, it can also saddle them with liability.
(03/22/17) The Louisiana forestry industry shouldn’t expect any significant market improvements in 2017 or 2018 unless the U.S. housing market improves.
(03/21/17) Drones can provide an aerial view of a crop’s progress and health, but they won’t replace scouting fields on foot, LSU AgCenter experts said.
(03/20/17) Louisiana farmers and fishermen will have an opportunity to learn how to market to local commercial customers during one-day workshops.
(03/20/17) Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry Farm in Albany was the setting of an LSU AgCenter workshop on agritourism safety on March 9.
(03/17/17) Ground covers will add beauty and interest to the home landscapes as well as reduce maintenance.
(03/17/17) Twenty-six farmers and others who work in the Louisiana sugar industry have begun a program to learn about important scientific and economic topics.
(Video 03/08/17) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction inducted three new members.
(Video 03/08/17) Farmers across Louisiana are returning to their fields to begin their spring planting.
(03/15/17) Teens in grades eight to 12 participate each year in the statewide 4-H Junior Leadership Conference.
(Video 03/15/17) If you’re looking for transitional plants that can survive freezes but also stand tough in hot weather, calibrachoa would be a good choice.
(03/13/17) The Friends of the LSU Textile and Costume Museum will hold its Your Friends’ Closet Sale on Saturday, March 25, in the Human Ecology building.
(03/13/17) K.C.Toups’ family has created the K.C. Toups DVM College of Agriculture Endowed Scholarship in his honor in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(03/13/17) The LSU AgCenter held its second annual State Rabbit Show on March 4 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria.
(03/10/17) The Cenla Forestry Forum presented by the LSU AgCenter is set for March 15 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria.
(03/10/17) Cattle producers will hear a wide range of topics at the LSU AgCenter Iberia Research Station Cattle Field Day on March 18.
(03/10/17) Industry representatives from Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas attended a stored-grain insect pest workshop on March 8.
(03/10/17) More gardeners should know that herbs are easy to grow and can add flowers, fragrance and texture to the landscape.
(03/10/17) The LSU AgCenter will host a beef cattle and forage field day on March 30at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station in Clinton.
(Video 03/08/17) Japanese magnolias are beautiful spring flowering trees and now is a good time to plant them.
(03/09/17) Children and adults alike can take a fun journey through Louisiana’s diverse agriculture industry at AgMagic.
(03/07/17) The annual Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum aimed to assist landowners, foresters and loggers in mapping out a plan to increase productivity and profits.
(Video 03/06/17) Dreary, overcast winter days can get us down. But bright, beautiful flowers can lighten the mood.
(03/03/17) The LSU AgCenter has announced its lineup of spring garden shows that will kick off in March and continue into April.
(03/03/17) Many plants are excellent choices because they have proven records of thriving in our climate. But many other plants will not do well here.
(03/02/17) For 10 years, Ag Adventures has helped children learn more about the agricultural products grown in northeast Louisiana.