High school students are learning about careers in agriculture at youth field days at two of the LSU AgCenter's research stations.
Mosquito control-related bee kills are avoidable; Flood damage to agriculture rises to $277 million; Boldor lead scientists on $4 million NSF grant; and more.
The summer 2016 issue includes articles on antimicrobial use in livestock, cattle grazing management and more. 32 pages
Early planting of grain sorghum maximizes yield and enhances the ability to “ratoon” or produce a second crop from the original stubble.
The Burden family began donating the property now known as the Burden Museum & Gardens to LSU 50 years ago.
Louisiana is not known as a major goat-producing state. But for those interested in the industry, there is a market for their animals.
The summer 2016 issue includes articles on antimicrobial use in livestock, cattle grazing management, target spot in cotton and more. 32 pages
LSU AgCenter researchers surveyed Southeastern U.S. meat goat producers to gather information about costs and returns associated with meat goat production.
The LSU AgCenter sweet potato foundation seed program began operations in 1949 with an emphasis on providing high-quality seed roots to the industry.
Kevin Ringelman, an assistant professor and waterfowl ecologist, grew up in North Dakota hunting and learning about ducks in that region.
Student finds fashion inspiration in China; High school students get a look at agriculture in Governor's School; Laborde scholarship established; and more.
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is home to research and extension programs but also offers public events year-round.
Antimicrobial resistance is considered by many to be the most complex problem facing public health today.
Tebufenozide is at the center of integrated pest management control of the sugarcane borer in sugarcane in Louisiana.
When producers grow tomatoes in greenhouses, they tend to use excess fertilizer and water to maximize yields. But this can lead to excess salinity.
Forage brassica crops such as turnip, swede, rape and kale can be used to extend the grazing season in November and December.
With appropriate grazing management and animal health care, there is no need to provide hay to stocker cattle grazing high-quality pastures.
Over the years in Louisiana, target spot, a foliar disease of cotton, has been considered a major issue.
The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator, which was established in 2012, has helped Louisiana food entrepreneurs find markets for their unique products.
The 22-year-old Louisiana Master Gardener Program is undergoing changes to expand its reach and become more digital.
This issue includes articles on a variety of topics that affect Louisiana’s agriculture industry and the environment.
Louisiana Agriculture Spring issue focuses on Louisiana's many, such as sweet potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce, roses, pecans and figs. 36 pages
The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station created a new outreach program in 2015 to annually introduce and distribute unfamiliar plants.
The sweet potato has a system of roots that allow it not only to obtain soil-based resources like water and nutrients but also store food reserves.
The LSU AgCenter regularly conducts tomato variety trials. Here are the results with the top performers.
Topics include the invention of nanosalt to reduce salt content of foods, new Advanced Master Gardeners graduates, Provisia rice technology, and more.
Six College of Agriculture students received University Medals, a research project in Mozambique, fashion group has runway show, and more.
Over the past several years, the LSU AgCenter has received grants totaling more than $750,000 for research and promotion projects to support specialty crops.
Chamberbitter, also called gripeweed or leaf flower, is a highly invasive summer annual broadleaf weed.
Virginia buttonweed is widely considered the most invasive weed infesting turfgrass in the South.
The three plants selected as Super Plants for 2016 bring the total number of plants in the program since it started five years ago to 35.
The LSU AgCenter has tested these trees and found them to be excellent choices for Louisiana landscapes.
The LSU AgCenter has tested these shrubs and found them to be excellent choices for Louisiana gardens and landscapes.
The LSU AgCenter has tested these warm-season flowers and found them to be excellent choices for Louisiana gardens and landscapes.
The LSU AgCenter has tested these cool-season flowers and found them to be excellent choices for Louisiana landscapes and gardens.
With showy summer flowers, attractive bark color and brilliant fall foliage, crape myrtles are the most widely planted summer landscape tree in the South.
Chilli thrips is native to south Asia and has become a worldwide pest of horticulture commodities, including tomatoes and strawberries.