The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Informational news article about satsumas and the Leaf-footed bug.
Information about common insects found around the home in the month of December
Newly Developed Landscape Plants Available to Louisiana Homeowners
Christmas is around the corner and always an exciting time for children and parents to go out and choose their Christmas tree. The attached file will give you some information on these varieties: Blue Spruce, Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir (White Fir), Douglas Fir, Noble Fir, Leyland Cypress, Arizona Cypress, Virginia Pine, and Scotch Pine. Also included is information about how to select and care for the trees.
This 2014 guide was compiled by LSU AgCenter experts and includes regulations, precautions and suggestions for pest control in Louisiana. Detailed topics include drift of pesticides, hazards of pesticides to beneficial insects and wildlife, phytotoxicity and use of beneficial insects to control pest populations. A section on organic gardening also is included.
Updates on disaster payments, newly released varieties, growth measurements, weed, disease and insect control.