The LFVGA and the LSU AgCenter work together to promote best management practices of Louisiana-grown fruit and vegetables. These photos are from some of our past fruit and vegetable field days.
Bell peppers were grown at Burden to determine a good-quality sweet peppers that readily matured into a color other than green.
Greenhouse Tomato Operation at Red River Research Station
Summer squash is an important component of the American diet.
Results from the 2016 LSU AgCenter Pumpkin Variety Trial
One hundred and five commercial producers grew yellow squash on 194 acres with a gross farm value of $2.2 million (LSU AgSummary 2014).
The carrot variety trial was conducted in the early spring 2016 season. Fourteen carrot varieties were grown at three locations.
This article provides small and large growers with the data collected from the 2012 watermelon demonstration plot at Burden Center in Baton Rouge, La.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus-resistant tomato variety were grown at the Botanic Gardens at Burden to determine optimum yields.
Downy mildew is a potentially devastating disease of all cucurbits. Disease symptoms, development, control measures and color photographs of symptoms on pumpkin, cucumber and watermelon are included. (PDF format only)
A description of the local fruit and vegetable growers association and how to join.
This manual is intended to help small greenhouse tomato growers in Louisiana and elsewhere grow a successful crop using perlite or pine bark medium. Small growers can produce vine-ripened, high-quality fruit that can be delivered to the local market on the same day of harvest.