(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) 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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
Mites are a major concern for beekeepers, and researchers with the LSU AgCenter are looking at ways to help identify these pests.
(Video 04/16/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to these beautiful plants and explains why they’re so easy for gardeners to grow.
(Video 04/13/18) A cold winter meant a slow start to this year’s crawfish season, but warmer weather has spurred growth and helped increased the catch.
(Video 04/02/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill tells you what you need to know about selecting vegetables from the cucumber family.
Louisiana corn farmers are finally getting to plant some significant acres as drier conditions have finally arrived. But is too late for some?
(Video 03/29/18) Two icons in Louisiana agriculture were recently inducted into the state’s Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
(Video 03/22/18) With a spot at the state competition on the line, more than 900 4-H youth participated in the state’s south regional competition.
(Video 03/22/18) A dieoff of Roseau cane in the Mississippi River delta has caused numerous agencies to study its cause.
(Video 03/08/18) The arrival of spring-like weather has been a boon to Louisiana strawberry growers as the berries move toward peak season.
(2/22/18) More than 2,000 Louisiana youth participated in this year’s LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(Video 2/8/18) For three days, groups of sixth-graders were exposed to bugs, drones and nutrition.
(Video 2/8/18) Farmers and researchers across Louisiana are examining how cover crops can reduce erosion and improve the fertility of their soil.
(Video 01/24/18) This winter has brought record cold temperatures, and it is still not over.
(Video 01/10/18) A hard freeze has caused some concerns for sugarcane growers as they hurriedly try to get their crop to the mills.
(Video 12/22/17) Despite some challenging weather, Louisiana farmers were able to produce good yields on many of their row crops.
(Video 12/22/17) The Louisiana’s sugarcane grinding season is going to extend well into January. And the reason is a record crop of sugarcane.
(Video 12/13/17) Many cities are seeing open spaces turn into urban farms.
(Video 12/06/17) Wet and overcast conditions during August have put a damper on what started out as an excellent pecan crop this year.
(Video 11/22/17) With the holidays here, people will have a houseful of hungry guests. To keep the holidays joyful, make sure food safety is part of the menu.
(Video 11/15/17) Farmers are often looking for ways to improve the quality of the soil and prevent its runoff.
(Video 11/15/17) Rice farmers across south Louisiana are wrapping up the harvest of their ratoon or second crop.
(Video 11/01/17) Soft-shell crab production calls for a commitment because of the tedious task of monitoring the crabs throughout their molting process.
(Video 10/18/17) Some Louisiana sweet potato farmers delayed their harvest in order to give their potatoes more time to reach market size.
(Video 10/04/17) Louisiana cotton farmers are now in the midst of their harvest.
(Video 10/04/17) Just because the calendar says fall, weeds in lawns are still growing and setting seeds to emerge next spring.
(Video 09/20/17) Louisiana soybean farmers are finding out this year’s wet weather is affecting the quality of the crop.
(Video 09/15/17) Many Louisiana sugarcane farmers were wondering if they ever were going to get their crop planted, especially after Tropical Storm Harvey.
(Video 09/06/17) While Tropical Storm Harvey caused some damage to Louisiana’s agriculture sector, farmers were spared from extensive losses.
(Video 09/06/2017) The demand for crawfish and crawfish products is expanding outside of Louisiana.
(Video 08/09/17) A group of students in Washington Parish are waking up each weekday morning eager to go to summer school.
(Video 08/09/17) Combines are in the fields across Louisiana harvesting the state’s corn crop.
(Video 07/26/17) Louisiana’s sugarcane crop seems to be in good shape despite seeing excessive rainfall.
(Video 07/26/17) Farmers are in the early stages of harvesting corn and rice while waiting on their soybean and cotton crops to mature.
(Video 07/12/17) A new rice variety being released by the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station is showing promise.
(Video 06/28/17) Weed scientists are developing strategies to combat herbicide-resistant weeds, but farmers must be careful when using this technology.
(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.
(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.
(Video 05/31/17) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why the tropical vine mandevilla is perfect for abundant blooms throughout the hottest months.
(Video 05/03/17) Shooting sports is one of the biggest programs in 4-H, the state’s largest youth organization.
(Video 05/03/17) Wheat plays a role in crop rotation for many farmers, but Louisiana has seen a drastic reduction in wheat acres for two reasons.
(Video 04/19/17) The first step of a successful soybean crop is getting them planted during the optimum time.
(Video 04/05/17) Louisiana rice farmers are ahead of schedule thanks to a relatively warm and dry spring.
(Video 04/05/17) 4-H Survivor Camp is designed to teach basic survival skills to young people, but it is also instills leadership and communication skills.
(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.
(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.
(Video 02/22/17) Nearly 2,100 youth from across Louisiana participated in LSU AgCenter Livestock Show, taking home ribbons and important life lessons.
(Video 02/22/17) A recent run of low commodity prices and last year’s disastrous weather have taken a toll on Louisiana farmers.
(Video 02/08/17) The LSU AgCenter hosted groups of sixth-graders to showcase agricultural research and career opportunities in a fun and interactive way.
(Video 01/25/17) Addressing problems now like winter weeds can give homeowners a head start on having a healthy lawn for the rest of the year.
(Video 01/25/17) Louisiana’s sweet potato farmers saw their yields plummet due to the August flood and regulatory changes will place another burden on them.
(Video 01/25/17) January is the optimum time to plant trees in Louisiana, and the reason Arbor Day is held this month.
(Video 01/11/17) LSU AgCenter reporter Craig Gautreaux offers some simple advice to help people stay on track with New Year’s resolutions.
(Video 12/21/16) There is a new sports drink on the market using a technology that helps mask the taste of electrolytes without using a large amount of sugar.
(Video 12/21/16) Louisiana agriculture had a tough year as unfavorable weather and lower commodity prices made it difficult for those involved in agriculture.
(Video 12/07/16) For nearly three months, sugarcane farmers have been harvesting their fields and trying to finish before the New Year.
(Video 11/23/16) It’s beginning to be the peak of the Louisiana citrus season.
(Video 11/23/16) If you want your poinsettia to last into the New Year, proper care is important.
(Video 11/9/16) Two LSU entomology graduate students are working on ways to help an insect control an invasive aquatic weed.
(Video 10/26/16) Crawfish farmers have begun flooding their fields in preparation for the upcoming crawfish season.
(Video 10/26/16) Louisiana cotton farmers are nearing the completion of their harvest.
(Video 10/12/16) Louisiana 4-H Club members were among 4-H students across the country who took part in Drone Discovery.
(Video 09/14/16) Louisiana farmers are now harvesting sweet potatoes.
(Video 09/14/16) Controlling mosquitoes to protect the public’s health can place other insects such as bees at risk if not done correctly.
(Video 08/03/16) Learning about the latest strategies to improve crop yields was a major theme of the Black Farmers and Landowners Field Day.
(Video 07/20/16) The LSU College of Agriculture held a program designed to give high school students a deeper understanding of all that encompasses agriculture
(Video 07/20/16) Farmers in Louisiana will soon begin harvesting their crops while some continuing to fight herbicide-resistant weeds.
(Video 06/22/16) The management of both weeds and insects in agriculture continues to change as new herbicide technologies and guidelines evolve.
(Video 05/02/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the Evolution Violet salvia as a Louisiana Super Plant.
(Video 04/27/16) Last year’s disappointing wheat harvest in Louisiana has led to a dramatic reduction in acres for this year’s crop.
(Video 04/27/16) Planting soybeans in Louisiana has come to a standstill because of wet field conditions.
(Video 04/13/16) Northern and southern Louisiana rice farmers deal with dramatically different planting conditions.
(Video) In this story, explore new and old cover crops techniques used to improve the environment and farming conditions.
(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.