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Following good cultural practices and scouting for insects and disease will allow homeowners to enjoy pecans year after year.
Gardening tips for homeowners.
Mayhaw trees are native to Louisiana and do well in this area.
A pre-emergence herbicide application can save you time, money and effort by killing the weed shortly after the seeds germinate.
Crape Myrtle's vibrant flowers, long blooming season, disease and pest resistance, and relatively small size make them an excellent tree to add to your yard.
(04/04/18) Residents of St. Helena Parish are enjoying new amenities at a local park thanks to Healthy Communities, an initiative led by the LSU AgCenter.
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)
Quarterly news on 4-H activities, agriculture and other youth activities
Newsletter contain St. Helena students participation in iLead, iRadio, Easter Egg Hunt, Day at the Capitol, Shooting Sports, Goat Program, 4-H University, S.T.E.M. camp, Science Club, SU Expo, Garden Beautification and Calendar of Events.
Highlights of activities and programs presented by the St. Helena Extension office, funding and facts about the parish are given in this report to St. Helena Parish stakeholders.
Learn all about safe ATV riding and protective gear from certified ATV Safety Institute (ASI) instructors at this 4-H ATV Rider Course. A registration form is included.
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
Importance of Soil Fertility, Method for Proper Soil Sampling, Interpreting Soil Tests, Adjusting pH, Available Forms of Lime, Available Forms of Sulphur, Applying Fertilizer and Examples of Applications included. (PDF Format Only)
About the parish - location and surroundings
St. Helena Parish
(Distributed 06/17/08) The LSU AgCenter has conducted a considerable amount of evaluation research on crape myrtles over the last 10-plus years, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Allen Owings. “Probably 40-50 varieties are worthy of being grown and sold in Louisiana,” Owing says.
(Distributed 04/09/09) Want to know why bugs rule or help kids learn where their food actually comes from? Or how about exploring the inside of the brain? All that and more are possible during AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter’s fun, interactive and educational journey through Louisiana agriculture and much more April 20-26 at Parker Coliseum on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.
(Distributed 03/12/09) Louisiana’s wetlands face a crisis, and the youth of the state need to understand this so they can do something about it. That’s the philosophy behind the third annual Youth Wetlands Week, April 20-24, sponsored by the LSU AgCenter, with funding help from the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.
(Distributed 06/22/09) The LSU AgCenter is offering a series of educational programs across the state, beginning July 21, to help people get into the agritourism business. Agritourism is a business venture on a working farm, ranch or agricultural enterprise that offers educational and fun experiences for visitors while generating supplemental income for the owner, according to Dora Ann Hatch, LSU AgCenter community rural development agent.