(07/20/18) The LSU AgCenter signed a Declaration of Intent to facilitate collaboration with the Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture in Prague on July 19.
(07/20/18) A Louisiana 4-H delegation was recently immersed in a comprehensive citizenship program sponsored by the National 4-H Council.
(07/20/18) After a rainy period in summer, we typically see mushrooms popping up everywhere.
(07/19/18) The LSU AgCenter is looking for volunteers in the New Orleans area to participate in the Louisiana Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
(07/19/18) A new sugarcane variety that will be available for Louisiana farmers this year was highlighted at a sugarcane field day on July 18.
(07/18/18) cooling fall temperatures create an ideal time to visit Burden Museum & Gardens, located at 4560 Essen Lane, just off Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.
(07/17/18) For more than 10 years, homebuilders and those planning renovations have looked to the LSU AgCenter LaHouse
(07/12/18) Results have been released from the 49th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 7 to 11.
(07/16/18) NEW ORLEANS — Twelve youths from Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes learned the basics of wetlands ecology at a wetlands camp on July 11-14.
(Video 7/16/18) The Texas Star hibiscus is an ideal plant for beauty and reliability throughout the heat of summer, and it even grows well in wet soils.
(07/13/18) When planning a vacation, make arrangements to have someone take care of your plants.
(07/11/2018) High school students participating in a Grambling summer program got a firsthand look at the science of growing sweet potatoes.
(Video 07/09/18) On this edition of Get It Growing, horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to this dependable, shade-loving plant that sounds like
(07/06/18) You can introduce your youngsters to the joys of gardening and at the same time exercise their bodies and brains.
(07/03/18) The Florida Parishes Dairy Day brought out the spirit of winning in youth showing off their culinary skills and farmers with high-yielding milk cows.
(Video 07/02/18) In an effort to get youngsters outside and learning about the environment, the LSU AgCenter held a nature camp featuring agriculture careers.
(Video 07/02/18) Rice producers in Louisiana have had three difficult growing seasons in a row, but right now, this year’s crop is looking good.
(Video 07/02/18) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Lee Rouse explains the concept of growing plants in water.
(Video 07/02/18) Ten years ago, the LSU AgCenter opened the LaHouse Home and Landscape Center, which highlights building a sustainable home.
(Video 07/02/18) The Tom H. Scott Research, Extension and Education Center in Winnsboro hosted the LSU AgCenter’s first-ever field day expo.
(06/29/18) Funds resulting from the Colombian Free Trade Agreement have paid for long-term improvements at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station.
(06/29/18) Using fertilizers properly is an important part of gardening, but it is almost never a matter of life and death.
(06/20/2018) A team of 4-H members staged a Healthy Snack Night event during 4-H University held June 19-21 on the LSU campus.
(Video 6/25/18) Various tropicals will continue to offer reliable blooms of color throughout the entire summer.
(06/25/18) The LSU AgCenter will present a a free, two-day workshop focused on organic farming practices.
(06/22/18) nearly 1,500 4-H’ers from across the state won trips, participated in educational programs and selected new officers during 4-H University.
(06/22/18) The coastal marshlands have been suffering a slow death. But at a recent meeting, marsh mangers and researchers were hoping to
(06/22/18) If we manage our lawns correctly and use proper cutting practices, we can have nice lawns without bagging the clippings.
(06/21/18) The LSU AgCenter hosted its first-ever field day expo, expanding the concept of a row crop field day to include horticulture and wildlife.
(06/21/18) The LSU College of Agriculture announced the appointment of Bruce Cameron as thead of the Department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising.
(06/19/18) The LSU AgCenter has scheduled a soil health and cover crop workshop for July 26 in conjunction with a sugarcane field day.
(Video 6/18/18) The Limelight hydrangea blooms profusely throughout the entire summer.
(06/15/18) As the 2018 rice crop progresses, farmers should be looking out for diseases and insects, but weed control should remain a concern.
(06/15//18) An outstanding new hydrangea called Limelight has been named a Louisiana Super Plant selection by the LSU AgCenter.
(Video 06/13/18) It takes a lot of research and experimentation to develop a new sugarcane variety, and LSU AgCenter scientists believe L 11-183 is a good one.
(Video 06/13/18) For nearly 100 years, young people throughout Louisiana have attended summer camp at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center.
(06/12/18) Getting children to eat their vegetables may get a bit easier as schools implement gardens across East Baton Rouge Parish.
(06/12/2018) The Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association honored members for outstanding achievement at the 72nd annual meeting held June 3-5.
(Video 06-11-18) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter specialist Kiki Fontenot explains how to tackle weeds before they overtake your garden.
(06/08/18) Ten years ago, the LSU AgCenter opened LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center, a permanent, high-performance housing educational exhibit.
(04/27/2018) The LSU AgCenter will hold a crop production and pest management field day expo June 19 in Winnsboro.
(05/31/18) A new sugarcane variety called L 11-183 has been released for the 2018 planting season.
(06/08/18) Trees with problems can be a liability during storms or hurricanes.
(06/06/18) Weeks of dry weather transitioned to widespread rainfall, and now rice farmers will have to be wary of the potential for disease in the crop.
(06/04/18) Rice farmers at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station field day on June 27 will hear about the latest research on rice production.
(06/04/18) Chuanlan Liu in the LSU College of Agriculture Department of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising receives ITAA award. t
(06/04/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Growers interested in hydroponic gardening have another source for the information they may need.
(Video 06-04-18) On this edition of Get It Growing, specialist Kiki Fontenot suggests strategies for rejuvenating your squash plants so they’re at their best.
(06/01/18) How often we need to water our landscapes depends on such factors as temperature, rainfall, humidity, season, plant material and light intensity.
(05/31/2018) Approximately 3,000 youth will spend a week swimming, canoeing and learning at 4-H camp at the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker Educational Center.
(Video 05/31/18) Louisiana has seen a drastic reduction in wheat acres because of low yields and poor quality, but this year has been a successful one.
(Video 05/30/18) A hot and dry May has caused many farmers in Louisiana to begin irrigating their crops early in the growing season.
(05/25/18) In an area considered the northernmost point in the world for growing sugarcane, the Bain family has been raising the sweet stuff for generations.
(05/25/18) You’d think a vegetable with a name like yardlong bean would be incredibly productive — and you would be right..
(05/24/18) Visitors will have the opportunity to sample fruits and vegetables fresh from the garden at the annual Garden Fest on June 16.
(05/22/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — After a lengthy search, the LSU AgCenter has named Gillian Eggleston director of the Audubon Sugar Institute.
(Video 05/21/18) It’s good to plan ahead for the relentless heat to come. On this edition of Get It Growing
(05/18/18) Members of the Louisiana Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association toured Tangipahoa Parish farms on May 16 to gain valuable information.
(5/18/18) Mosquitoes are just one pest prevalent in Louisiana and are vectors of numerous diseases harmful to humans.
(Video 05/16/18) To give school children in the New Orleans area a better understanding of agriculture, the LSU AgCenter helped develop AgMagic on the River.
(Video 05/16/18) While cotton acreage is increasing in neighboring states, Louisiana is experiencing a decline, mainly because of disappointing yields.
(05/17/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — As the weather warms up and outdoor cookouts ramp up, weight control is on a number of minds.
(05/18/18) Proper watering can mean life or death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, ground covers, and bedding and vegetable transplants.
(05/16/18) The Evangeline Elementary School’s new 4-H Club toured Space Center Houston on May 9 to see how material they have learned in 4-H is applied.
(05/15/18) Louisiana Master Gardener volunteers were shown how valuable they are at a Master Gardener Appreciation Day held May 10.
(05/11/18) Five LSU College of Agriculture students received University Medals during the college’s commencement ceremony on May 11 .
(05/11/18) 23 students attended an LSU AgCenter prescribed burn workshop on May 8 to 10 to learn the proper use of fire to improve forests.
(05/11/18) More than 1,300 Iberia Parish third-graders took part in LSU AgCenter Ag Adventures May 9 and 10 to learn about agriculture.
(05/11/18) Some heat-loving herbs can be planted now for summer production.
(05/10/18) As demand grows for locally grown agricultural products, Louisiana fruit and vegetable growers are exploring production and marketing options.
(05/09/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — South Louisiana residents are seeing the annual night swarms of Formosan subterranean termites.
(05/07/18) The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days to help rice farmers learn about the latest recommended practices.
(05/04/18) More than 1,000 youth participated in the 2018 Louisiana Beef Industry Council 4-H/FFA State Beef Poster Contest.
(Video 4/30/18) Right now, cactuses and succulent plants are a popular trend in gardening. These plants are excellent choices for beauty and variety.
(Video 4/23/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to care for this small celosia that puts on a big show of purple color.
(05/04/18) Some of my favorite plants for summer color are caladiums. You won’t find a better plant for reliable color in areas that get some shade.
(Video 05/03/18) Across Louisiana, drier weather is allowing farmers to plant much of the state’s soybean crop.
(Video 05/03/18) Wet, cool conditions this spring have Louisiana rice farmers playing catch-up in getting their fields planted and their crops up and growing.
(05/02/18) Fourth-grade students at Raintree Elementary School harvested and ate their first crop from the school garden on May 2.
(05/01/2018) Clover-covered pastures benefits both cattle and pollinators like honeybees.
(05/01/18) Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other animals do the important work of pollinating flowers and food crops.
(05/01/18) Cattle producers should not be overeager to plant multiple forage crops in their pastures, particularly if they do not have a specific purpose.
(05/01/18) Growing trends in the food industry will be featured at the 2018 Louisiana Food Processors Conference on June 5-6 in Baton Rouge.
(04/30/18) Twelve new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized on April 28 for their years of dedication to youth in the state 4-H program.
(04/30/18) Representatives from Louisiana sugarcane mills heard results from researchers during a factory operations seminar on April 26.
(4/30/18) They have many different common names and cover several different species, but one thing they all have in common is they are a nuisance.
(04/27/18) Mulching is an easy-to-do, labor-saving gardening technique all gardeners should take advantage of.