(08/31/18) In late summer it’s time to think about pruning our roses. Roses respond best when they receive two major prunings each year.
(Video 08/30/18) Louisiana sugarcane farmers are entering the final stages of their planting season.
(Video 08/29/18) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to use the firebush to embolden your landscape.
(08/29/18) Several USDA officials toured an LSU AgCenter research station and met with Louisiana agriculture leaders, researchers and farmers.
(08/29/18) Scientists at the LSU AgCenter are making the genetics of zebrafish more accessible
(08/28/2018) LSU AgCenter 4-H youth development experts were recognized at the Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents annual meeting.
(08/24/18) In 2016, the U.S. Department of Agriculture took over regulating the catfish industry from the FDA, presenting challenges to Louisiana processors.
8/24/18) Growing plants in containers outdoors is popular for a variety of reasons.
(08/24/18) Corn producers are working quickly to get this year’s corn harvest complete.
(Video 08/23/18) Catfish is a popular ingredient in many fish recipes. But when ordering it, how can you be sure you are getting what you asked for?
(Video 08/23/18) Corn producers are harvesting their crop quickly as they try to beat the rain. Yields are showing a wide range and differ field to field.
(08/22/18) Pollination Celebration for all ages will be presented at the AgCenter Hammond Research Station.
(08/22/18) Adriana Drusini, LSU AgCenter 4-H agent in St. Mary Parish, has been named Louisiana 4-H Agent of the Year.
(08/22/18) A sweet potato line with excellent eye appeal and good disease resistance is poised to be released to growers soon.
(08/21/18) The 2018 rice harvest in southwest Louisiana is past the halfway point, and LSU AgCenter agents say farmers are pleased.
(Video 08/20/18) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how you can have a fall crop of tomatoes.
(Video 8/20/18) When plants at the nursery do poorly, for various reasons, some of them are moved to a clearance section.
(08/17/18) The LSU AgCenter has named Tara Smith, former Northeast Region director, as director of the AgCenter Central Region.
(08/17/18) This time of year weedy vines can be a major issue.
(08/17/18) A wide range of topics involving cattle will be presented at the LSU AgCenter northeast Louisiana beef and forage field day on Sept. 20.
(08/15/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — New reports of rose rosette disease were recently confirmed in commercial landscapes in the Shreveport and Bossier City area.
(08/14/18) Forestry is Louisiana’s top-grossing agricultural commodity. The forestry sector has a total annual output of approximately $13 billion.
(Video 08/13/18) Purslane is a heat-tolerant and drought-tolerant plant with brilliant flowers that provide beautiful splashes of color.
(08/10/18) Worldwide demand for U.S. soybeans remains strong in the midst of a trade war, and China still needs America’s soybeans.
(08/10/18) A severe winter in Louisiana caused much of the giant salvinia in the state to die off.
(08/10/18) Every garden reference stresses how important it is to provide the proper light for different plants.
(Video 08/10/18) Rice harvesting in south Louisiana is in full swing and early yields are pointing to an excellent harvest.
(08/08/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana placed fifth among 15 states that competed in the 39th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from July 29 to Aug. 2.
(08/08/18) The competition was steep at this year’s Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition at the Morial Convention Center.
(08/07/18) Several Louisiana 4-H members brought home awards from a recent regional horse show.
(08/07/18) A leadership workshop on Aug. 6 for about 100 4-H leaders and volunteers in southwest Louisiana was aimed at improving 4-H Club programs.
(08/07/2018) What began as a simple idea 16 years ago as a way to bring African-American farmers and landowners together has become an annual event.
You may have noticed the appearance of black spots and some yellow, orange and red leaves on your trees; it’s not a sign of an early fall, but a disease.
(08/02/18) Qian Sun, entomologist with the LSU AgCenter, is setting up her research lab to study the communication behaviors of Formosan subterranean termites.
(08/03/18) Gardeners who move to Louisiana from other parts of the country are often amazed at how fast landscapes develop and mature.
(08/02/18) Horse owners should prepare for a hurricane long before a tropical system threatens to enter the Gulf of Mexico.
(08/01/18) The LSU AgCenter has named Melissa Cater, a 22-year veteran of its educational outreach programs, director of the Northeast Region.
(08/01/18) The third annual Louisiana Farm to School conference will be held on Oct. 9-10 at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center.