A study found a strong association between detection of this pathogen in rabbiteye blueberries, the most common in Louisiana, and yield loss.
Scientists in the school are involved in food processing innovation, product development and consumer choice research.
With a broad mandate, the school is involved in just about every area of crop production and horticulture.
The disease-conducive environment in Louisiana create an ongoing condition in which plant diseases are one of the most limiting factors in crop production.
An industry-imposed birthday of January 1 has created an incentive for horse owners and breeders to produce foals as early in the year as possible.
In the food industry, the study of consumer sensory perception of foods is a key step in new product development.
Students who live in the Agricultural Residential College have the opportunity to network with their peers and get exposure to a variety of careers.
This program allows students to explore agriculture broadly and provides them the skills to share that knowledge.
Future agricultural professionals must have an awareness of pressing global issues as well as the ability to work in a diverse work environment.
This study assesses local governments’ debris removal management decisions and how they impact their net wealth in the long run.
The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness focuses on the economic viability of the agricultural sector in Louisiana.
The Louisiana State Arthropod Museum is an incredible resource of insect specimens from Louisiana, the South and many countries.
Insects are the largest and most diverse group of organisms on earth. Almost a million species have been described by scientists with more to come.
For the past five years, the LSU College of Agriculture’s student population has hovered around 1,300.
The School of Animal Sciences is working to meet the challenges of today’s industry through research, outreach and teaching efforts.
Submerged aquatic vegetation grows in shallow waters off the northern Gulf of Mexico coast and is one of the most productive ecosystems in coastal landscape.
The School of Renewable Natural Resources encompasses wildlife conservation, fisheries, aquaculture, wetlands, watershed ecology and forest products.
Madelyn Smith named Udall Scholar; Kunlin Song wins dissertation award; Poultry judging team takes national prize; Five students receive University Medals
Blake Wilson named rice, sugarcane entomologist; Experts talk irrigation; International technology meeting; Phragmites scale damages coast; Tiger Tasters
In the College of Agriculture classes meet indoors, outdoors, in the woods, on a livestock farm or even in another country.
Students can spend a few weeks, a semester or an entire year at a university in another country and get college credit.
Arsenic is a heavy metal found in the environment, and it is common to find traces of it in our food supply. It is known to cause human health problems.
From courtrooms to classrooms, from Capitol Hill to a castle, LSU College of Agriculture alumni are making marks in many ways.
This department prepares students to enter the vast and changing global apparel market through creativity and an eye to the future.
College of Agriculture students will be the innovators, the decision-makers and the policy developers, who will work to improve food security,
Many plant oils, including tea tree oil, are antimicrobial but need to be mixed with water to offer benefit.
Homeschooling offers an alternative to public or private schools and is likely to increase across the U.S. and in Louisiana.
The latest issue of Louisiana Agriculture, the quarterly magazine published by the LSU AgCenter, includes articles on medical marijuana, the urban agriculture
Wenqing Xu serves as the LSU AgCenter food safety specialist and is an assistant professor in the LSU College of Agriculture.
Some of the toughest weeds to manage are those that spread vegetatively, such as bushkiller and torpedograss.
As outlined in Louisiana law, the growth, production and distribution of medical marijuana by the LSU AgCenter will be done according to stringent rules.
A new pest on crape myrtles, the crape myrtle bark scale, is spreading in Louisiana, but can be managed.
For nearly 50 years, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, referred to as EFNEP, has been addressing challenges such as obesity.
The recent popularity of the farm-to-table movement is bringing greater interest to the concept of community gardening.
Because Bacillus thuringiensis kills larvae of butterflies, moths and skippers (lepidopterans), care should be taken so that nontarget plants are not treated.
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens has been undergoing significant changes as it moves from a crops research station to a center for urban agriculture education.
The Botanic Gardens and Burden Horticulture Society have developed several annual events to provide both education and fun as well as raise money for programs.
Topics include tree planting, farmer worker protection rules, the Livestock Show, resistant starch and new rice herbicide.
Topics include Hemline for Hearts event, advent of the seersucker suit, and student trip to Greece to study food.
Southern corn rust is a disease that affects the Louisiana corn crop annually, but at different incidences and severity.
The Healthy Communities initiative uses a community participatory model to fight the obesity epidemic in Louisiana.
4-H enrollment is available and encouraged for homeschooled students.
Size matters when it comes to sugar crystals and the efficient processing of cane juice into refined sugar for human consumption.
Extending grazing through fall and winter reduces the amount of harvested forage needed to maintain cow performance and could reduce production costs.
Not only do the teens make improvements in their nutritional habits, they also grow as leaders.
Kenyan scientists visit, Award winners announced, Healthy Communities initiative works to improve rural health.
In 2004, the Overnight Chaperone Program was developed to educate adult volunteers about how to create safe and positive environments.
This issue features the 4-H program in Louisiana. It includes articles about 4-H programs on coastal and wetlands programs, national science day, and more.
Louisiana 4-H provides a place for youth to connect with both peers and adults in a safe and engaging environment that promotes a sense of belonging.
The 4-H program offers opportunities for youth to discover their inner passion through a diversity of high quality programs.
Selecting a career path is one of the most challenging decisions an adolescent makes.