(05/19/17) Proper watering can make the difference between life and death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, flower, vegetables and ground covers.
(05/19/17) The LSU AgCenter will offer training sessions this summer to help produce growers and processors learn about food safety practices and regulations.
(05/19/17) Aquaculture experts from the LSU AgCenter will discuss the effects of the White Spot Syndrome Virus on crawfish on May 23 at 1 p.m. in Jennings.
(05/18/17) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold its next Lead-Safe Certified Renovator Training course on May 25.
(05/15/17) Six LSU students and one professor traveled to Honduras in April to learn about tropical horticulture in Latin America.
(05/16/17) Registration is open until June 30 for a class of the Master Cattleman program that will be held on the LSUA campus.
(05/15/17) Forestry association members heard about wildlife diseases, feral hogs and forestry management at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station.
(05/15/17) Horticulture experts from Louisiana and Mississippi presented their recommendations for landscape plants during an industry open house.
(05/15/17) Students from Caroline Dormon Junior High School toured the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center for a close-up view of agriculture.
(05/15/17) The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days for rice farmers to provide information on the latest improvements for growing their crop.
(05/12/17) Five LSU College of Agriculture students received University Medals during the college’s commencement ceremony.
(05/14/17) Visitors will have the opportunity to sample fruits and vegetables fresh from the garden at the annual Garden Fest on June 17.
(05/12/17) A lot of the stress and effort involved in gardening can be reduced by learning to cooperate with existing natural conditions.
(05/10/17) Many wouldn’t think of Louisiana as an equine mecca, but horses play an important role in the agricultural industry of the state.
(05/10/17) Recent hot and wet weather in Louisiana has led to the onset of one of the most serious diseases of solanaceous crops.
(Video 05/08/17) Shady spots in your yard can provide a great opportunity for growing beautiful bedding plants.
(Video 05/15/17) Plants with golden colored leaves can accentuate your summer landscape.
(Video 05/03/17) Shooting sports is one of the biggest programs in 4-H, the state’s largest youth organization.
(Video 05/03/17) Wheat plays a role in crop rotation for many farmers, but Louisiana has seen a drastic reduction in wheat acres for two reasons.
(Video 04/19/17) The first step of a successful soybean crop is getting them planted during the optimum time.
(05/11/17) The LSU AgCenter plans to lease land on two of its research stations during 2017.
(05/05/17) Summer bedding plants can quickly and economically help create the colorful landscape that so many gardeners crave.
(05/04/17) A dozen new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized April 29) or their contributions to the state 4-H program.
(05/03/17) An Ethiopian scientist who wants to help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa grow a better sweet potato crop is studying at the LSU AgCenter.
(05/03/17) Cattle producers heard from experts at a beef and forage field day held April 27 at the LSU AgCenter Red River Research Station.
(05/03/17) A recent field day at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station featured presentations and demonstrations on wildlife management.
(05/02/17) As summer heats up in south Louisiana, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities to help people enjoy the changing season.
(05/02/17) The LSU AgCenter is joining forces with state and national agencies and organizations to attack the scale insect that is damaging Roseau cane.
(05/01/17) Tallulah community leaders aiming to revitalize the local economy took part in Local Foods, Local Places workshop on April 19–20.
(05/01/17)The LSU Dairy Science Club honored a dairy farmer, a retired professor and outstanding students during its annual banquet on April 29.
(Video 05/01/2017) On this edition, Dan Gill introduces Henry’s Garnet Virginia willow, a Louisiana native and a Louisiana Super Plant selection.
(04/28/17) Harvesting at the right stage is essential to getting the best quality vegetables from your garden.
(04/26/17) The program is designed to enhance youth learning about commodities important to Louisiana and emphasizes eggs, chicken, turkey and seafood.
(04/25/17) Nearly 1,200 students from area schools learned where food comes from during Ag Day at the Fast Food Farm in St. James Parish.
(04/25/17) Poor prices, weather and diseases have caused Louisiana wheat production to drop to 16,000 acres, AgCenter experts said at a field day.
(04/25/17) The annual Margie Jenkins Azalea Garden Horticulture Lecture Series and Industry Open House will be held on May 12.
(04/24/17) The world is facing an “existential threat” to nutritional security, a problem that will only become worse as the global population increases.
(04/24/17) Madelyn Smith, an LSU sophomore from Lafayette, spent the past year producing a book that details life along Louisiana’s vulnerable coastline.
(04/17/17) Before new food products make it to market, they often go through consumer testing.
(04/21/17) Discover proven ways to keep your home cool, dry and free of destructive termites at the spring Saturday open house.
(04/20/17) Demand for local food is increasing, and that is opening doors of opportunity for selling agricultural products to restaurants and groceries.
(Video 04/24/17) Impatiens have been known as shade loving plants, but the newer SunPatiens do well in the sun.
(04/19/17) Caroline Whisonant has looked forward to attending the 4-H Co-op Youth Leadership Conference all year.
(04/19/17) An LSU AgCenter entomologist is studying a small insect that has damaged vegetation key to the survival of Louisiana coastal marsh.
(04/18/17) Louisiana residents expect to see the first major termite swarm around Mother’s Day, but an LSU AgCenter expert says early swarms are not unusual.
(04/18/17 Managing white-tailed deer will be the featured topic of a wildlife field day on April 29 at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station,
(04/21/17) SunPatiens (Impatiens hybrid) revolutionize how we use impatiens in the landscape.
(04/13/17) LSU AgCenter faculty members spoke about their projects on improving irrigation efficiency and water quality at a recent symposium.
(04/14/17)When the proper plants are selected for shady areas, the results can be beautiful and durable.
(04/12/17) The LSU AgCenter plans to significantly downsize the cattle herd during the next six months at the Hill Farm Research Station in Homer.
(04/12/17) The LSU poultry judging team won numerous awards at this year’s U.S. Poultry Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest held April 5-7.
(04/12/17) Landowners heard about how salvinia weevils can be used to control the invasive giant salvinia weed at an LSU AgCenter workshop on April 5.
(04/11/17) Tallulah has been selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, a technical assistance program of the EPA Smart Growth initiative.
(04/11/17) Henry’s Garnet Virginai willow is the newest addition to the LSU AgCenter Louisiana Super Plants program for spring 2017.
(04/11/17) A dozen people will be honored April 29 as the newest selections for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame.
(04/10/17) Youth from throughout north Louisiana recently participated in 4-H Survivor Camp at North Toledo Bend State Park.
(Video 04/10/17) Everyone is familiar with the Easter lily, but there’s another beautiful Easter plant that’s not well known.
(04/07/17) Henry’s Garnet Virginia willow is a native shrub that adapts very well to landscape cultivation and is reliable and easy to grow.
(04/07/17) The LSU AgCenter is hosting administrators from several universities for an international conference on the best ways to disseminate technology.
(04/06/17) LSU AgCenter scientists are trying to find ways to control two of the most common and troublesome weeds in Louisiana pastures: Chinese broomsedge.
(Video 04/05/17) Louisiana rice farmers are ahead of schedule thanks to a relatively warm and dry spring.
(Video 04/05/17) 4-H Survivor Camp is designed to teach basic survival skills to young people, but it is also instills leadership and communication skills.
(04/06/17) James Ottea received the distinguished achievement in teaching award from the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America.
(Video 04/17/17) Hanging baskets offer a unique aesthetic perspective to patios and porches.
(04/03/17) Gardeners who like the flowering habit of shade-loving impatiens have another choice for sunny areas of their landscapes – SunPatiens.
(03/31/17) Louisiana rice farmers have taken advantage of warm weather to plant their 2017 crop exceptionally early.
(03/31/17) The LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding alumni and students at its spring award ceremony at The Club at LSU Union Square on March 30.
(03/31/17) Planting vegetables as early as possible helps ensure abundant production before the intense heat of midsummer.
(03/29/17) Blake Wilson has been hired as an assistant professor of field crops entomology with the LSU AgCenter.
(03/29/17) AgMagic on the River will take over Docville Farm in Violet on May 10-13.
(03/27/17) The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and oat field day on April 19 at the Macon Ridge Research Station located just south of Winnsboro.
(Video 04/03/17) The shrub daisy is a summer plant that produces beautiful yellow blooms through the spring and summer.
(Video 03/27/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explores the possibilities of planting Indian hawthorn.
(03/24/17) The children at Bains Lower Elementary School in St. Francisville love their garden, and so do deer.
(03/24/27) Agriculture producers with cattle interests can get updates on a wide range of topics at the LSU AgCenter beef and forage field day on April 27.
(03/24/17) Connor Arthur, a 4-H’er and junior at Hornbeck High School in Vernon Parish, received the Youth Conservationist of the Year award from the LWF.
(03/24/17) Eight students from Slovak University of Agriculture visited the LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture March 8-16.
(03/24/17) The initial step in deciding how to control a pest is to correctly identify the insect causing the damage.
(03/22/17) Record warm weather has suppressed normal ryegrass growth in many Louisiana pastures.
(Video 03/22/17) An effort is underway to connect Louisiana chefs with the freshest ingredients available.
(Video 03/22/17) Agritourism can provide farmers with an extra means of income, it can also saddle them with liability.
(03/22/17) The Louisiana forestry industry shouldn’t expect any significant market improvements in 2017 or 2018 unless the U.S. housing market improves.
(03/21/17) Drones can provide an aerial view of a crop’s progress and health, but they won’t replace scouting fields on foot, LSU AgCenter experts said.
(03/20/17) Louisiana farmers and fishermen will have an opportunity to learn how to market to local commercial customers during one-day workshops.
(03/20/17) Mrs. Heather’s Strawberry Farm in Albany was the setting of an LSU AgCenter workshop on agritourism safety on March 9.