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Linda Benedict  |  5/13/2013 10:00:59 PM

Feeds, forages topics at Franklinton field day
Scientists from the LSU AgCenter and Mississippi State University shared findings from research on forage and feed at a Southeast Research Station field day on April 5.

Urban farms bring fresh food closer closer to city tables
New Orleans is famous for its food. Fried seafood, rich gumbos and spicy etouffees are some of the city’s staples. But healthier fare is making its mark on the city’s landscape in the form of urban farms.

Third-graders learn nutrition on iPads
Darion Dewhirst had never tasted a tomato before Beth Gambel brought her mobile iPad lab and bags of fresh vegetables to his school. Now the third-grader looks forward to trying new vegetables.

4-H meets financial goals for new building at camp
The Louisiana 4-H Foundation has announced that it has met its financial goals to begin construction on the first phase of its multipurpose building at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center near Pollock, La.

New facility could boost Louisiana ag exports
Louisiana agricultural producers are highly dependent on the world market to sell their commodities, and a new export facility at the Port of Baton Rouge could increase the amount of ag products shipped abroad.

(These articles were published in the winter 2013 issue of Louisiana Agriculture magazine.)
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