Submerged aquatic vegetation grows in shallow waters off the northern Gulf of Mexico coast and is one of the most productive ecosystems in the coastal landscape.
Flavia B. Agostinho and Brenda S. Tubaña
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.
The Louisiana State Arthropod Museum is an incredible resource of insect specimens from Louisiana, the South and many countries.
Kennet Carabante and Witoon Prinyawiwatkul
In the food industry, the study of consumer sensory perception of foods is a key step in new product development.
Erin Oberhaus and Donald Thompson Jr.
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.
Agricultural professionals must have an understanding of global issues as well as the ability to work in a diverse work environment.
Mary Helen Ferguson and Christopher A. Clark
Researchers find a strong association between detection of this pathogen in blueberries and yield loss.
Alejandra Brevé Ferrari
This study assesses local governments’ debris removal decisions and how they affect net wealth.
Michael J. Stout
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.
The School of Renewable Natural Resources encompasses wildlife conservation, fisheries, aquaculture, wetlands, watershed ecology, forest products and more.
Scientists in the school are involved in food processing innovation, product development, nutrition, food safety, health and wellness, and consumer choice research.
The School of Animal Sciences is working to meet the challenges of today’s industry through research, outreach and teaching efforts.
Don La Bonte
This school solves problems and prepares students for just about every aspect of crop production and horticulture.
Michael E. Salassi
The Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness focuses on the viability of the agricultural sector in Louisiana.
The disease-conducive environment in Louisiana create an ongoing condition in which plant diseases are one of the most limiting factors in crop production.
This department prepares students to enter the vast and changing global apparel market armed with creativity, business skills and an eye to the future.
Kristin Stair and Joey Blackburn
This program allows students to explore agriculture broadly and provides them the skills to share that knowledge.
College of Agriculture graduates are among the innovators, decision-makers and policy developers working to improve food security and the environment.
In the College of Agriculture classes meet indoors, outdoors, in the woods, on a livestock farm or in another country.
For the past five years, the LSU College of Agriculture’s student population has hovered around 1,300, but the demand for graduates keeps growing.
From courtrooms to classrooms, from Capitol Hill to a castle, College of Agriculture alumni are making a difference in the world.
Students can spend a few weeks, a semester or an entire year at a university in another country and get college credit.
Students who live in the Agricultural Residential College have the opportunity to network with their peers and get exposure to a variety of careers.
Smith named Udall Scholar; Song wins dissertation award; Poultry judging team takes national prizes; Five students received University Medals; College lauds students, alumni at spring ceremony
Wilson named rice, sugarcane entomologist; Experts talk irrigation; International technology meeting; Phragmites scale damages coast; Tiger Tasters needed