4/22/2016 11:24:46 AM
Some people continue to believe that raw milk is a natural food and therefor is healthier and safer than pasteurized milk.
4/22/2016 10:53:45 AM
Floodwaters commonly contain microbial contaminants and can directly affect public health.
4/21/2016 3:46:50 PM
Disease control of Fig rust, leaf or thread blight, leaf spot, web blight, root-knot nematodes, botrytis, surface mold, aspergillus rot, etc
4/21/2016 3:40:46 PM
The LSU AgCenter Plant Disease Management Guide is a resource for crop producers in Louisiana and neighboring states.
4/21/2016 2:53:29 PM
Christmas tree growers face many obstacles to growing healthy trees with the largest challenge being pests.
4/21/2016 2:45:48 PM
Successful management of sweet potato diseases requires the same strategies as other vegetables.
3/23/2016 2:51:14 PM
One of the earliest decisions to be made in pasture and hay meadow establishment is the forage or combination of forage varieties you will plant. The variety must be adapted to the soil and climatic conditions of your farm. Information on choosing a variety, variety descriptions and planting methods are included. (PDF Format Only)
3/21/2016 5:43:37 PM
Rosette disease is a destructive fungal disease of blackberries in Louisiana.
3/21/2016 4:01:52 PM
3/16/2016 3:11:35 PM
A flood-damaged home needs special care to remove mold safely and effectively. Mold begins to grow on materials that stay wet longer than tw
3/16/2016 2:43:58 PM
Topics include Be Safe: Stay Healthy After Disaster, Surviving and Recovering from a Power Outage and more.
3/16/2016 3:01:31 PM
Basics of forage quality analysis and how such an analysis relates to the nutritional needs of a beef cow and/or replacement heifer. (PDF format only)
3/15/2016 2:57:08 AM
3/11/2016 12:10:34 PM
It is wise to periodically review your important papers. This guide to record keeping will help you work out an efficient system.
3/11/2016 5:31:00 PM
Innovative and practical information on biodiesel for the homeowner, farmer and small-business owner. (PDF format only)
3/7/2016 2:42:00 PM
Lead poisoning is very common. Millions of all ages are affected every year. What is lead and how is it used? Where is lead found? How can my child get lead poisoning? Why is lead poisoning so dangerous? Should my child be tested for lead? Find these answers and more in this free publication. (PDF format only)
2/19/2016 2:00:00 PM
2016 guidelines for cotton production practices associated with planting time and variety selection. (PDF Format Only)
2/10/2016 2:30:00 PM
Are you thinking about adding a solar energy system to your home to generate electricity? If so, this consumer guide will help you explore various options, ask important questions and make a well-informed decision. (PDF Format Only)
2/2/2016 11:00:00 AM
Sorghum hybrids that offer some protection from sugarcane aphid and are expected to be available in 2016
2/1/2016 4:42:05 PM
Gray leaf spot occurs on a wide range of turfgrasses throughout the United States. In Louisiana, it is most commonly seen on St. Augustine grass but occasionally can be a problem for Bermuda grass or centipede grass as well. This publication describes how to identify and manage this disease. (PDF Format Only)
1/28/2016 1:30:00 PM
Palmer amaranth and common waterhemp are extremely troublesome weeds in corn, cotton and soybean. They have the potential to substantially reduce crop yield and harvesting efficiency. Glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and common waterhemp were documented in Louisiana in 2010 and 2015, respectively. Currently, Palmer amaranth has spread to essentially all crop-producing parishes in Louisiana, while glyphosate-resistant common waterhemp has only been documented in two parishes.
1/25/2016 12:30:00 PM
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are quickly becoming tools farmers use to do many tasks from obtaining overhead images of farm fields, to spotting cows. In Louisiana, these devices will be especially useful to check irrigation flows, spot leaks in terraces and perform surveying tasks. Still, these systems operate on battery power, and flight times are limited.
1/18/2016 2:01:54 PM
Figs are tasty and can be eaten fresh, made into preserves and jams, or used in baking. Figs are commonly grown in all areas of Louisiana. All fig varieties discussed in this publication produce a main crop. Learn cultural practices and fertilization, disease and insect control, how to handle and process your fruit, and how to prune the trees. 8 pages (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 10:06:13 PM
Examples of 1, 2, 3 and 4 ounces of meat or bean equivalents. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 9:42:12 PM
Smart snacking is a great way to meet daily nutrient requirements that may be missd at mealtimes. Use these quick and nutritious snack ideas to add nutrients to your diet without adding too many calories. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 9:33:24 PM
Problems working exercise into your day? Follow these tips. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 8:24:06 PM
Use these suggestions to add nuts to your breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner and desserts. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 8:20:56 PM
Tips to incorporate dairy foods into your family's diet. Information provided by 3-A-Day and the American Dairy Association. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 8:12:26 PM
Whether you eat ground meat in a hamburger or in other dishes such as meat loaf or a casserole, follow the ground beef food safety rules in this fact sheet. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:55:39 PM
Follow these tips for selecting healthy meat and low-fat protein foods. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:18:58 PM
Make sure it's 100% fruit juice. Check the label! (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:15:45 PM
Use these suggestions to include foods from at least three food groups in your child's lunch. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:12:27 PM
Tips on how to get the most out of your vegetables when cooking. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:09:22 PM
Tasty ways to increase your fruit and vegetable intake. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:07:52 PM
Meat alternatives are good sources of protein at reasonable prices. This publication includes information on beans, eggs, nuts, textured vegetable protein and tofu. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:07:07 PM
Eat your fruits and vegetables fact sheet. (PDF Format Online)
1/16/2016 7:05:38 PM
How much calcium do you need? Use these tips to get more calcium in your diet. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:04:48 PM
Follow these tips for cooking meats. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 7:03:49 PM
What does osteoporosis look like? (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 5:59:21 PM
information on 8 Steps for Health program, food facts and jumping rope for exercise. (PDF format only)
1/16/2016 5:57:54 PM
Play makes your heart happy. Follow these guidelines to get fit. (PDF Format Only)
1/16/2016 5:54:51 PM
Loose smut is caused by the fungus Ustilago tritici. The disease can be recognized easily at the time of heading by the characteristic dusty black appearance of diseased heads that emerge from the boot slightly earlier than those of healthy plants. (PDF format only)
1/14/2016 7:00:00 AM
The publication contains information about the recognition, life cycle and impact of aphid parasitoids.
12/10/2015 1:00:00 PM
This fact sheet provides information on how Louisiana beekeepers, farmers, landowners and pesticide applicators can work together to protect the state's pollinators from accidental exposure to pesticides.
12/10/2015 6:30:00 PM
This publication contains information about the recognition, life history and impact of green lacewings.
12/10/2015 12:00:00 PM
The publication contains information about the description, life cycle and impact of the water hyacinth weevils Neochetina eichhorniae and N. bruchi.
12/7/2015 8:00:00 PM
Bacterial gall on Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinense) is caused by a plant pathogenic bacterium called Pseudomonas savastanoi. The bacterium is also known to cause galls/knots on olives and oleanders. Other important known hosts include ash, privet and forsythia.
12/7/2015 11:59:25 AM
In addition to flowers, bedding plants may be grown for their colorful foliage or interesting forms or textures. With proper selection, they can be used to provide color throughout the year. Use this publication to help you with bedding plant selection and proper care. (PDF Format Only)
12/7/2015 11:59:19 AM
This publication outlines some of the options for design, operation and maintenance of ornamental ponds and discusses basic environmental requirements of fish and plants commonly grown in these ponds. 20 pages. Full color. (PDF Format Only)
12/7/2015 11:58:55 AM
Blackberries are a favorite springtime fruit in Louisiana. The blackberry (raspberry) crown borer is a serious pest of blackberry plantings and causes loss of plant vigor, loss of yield and plant destruction. Damage, life cycle, monitoring and control recommendations included. (PDF Format Only)