LSU Office of the Vice President.

Welcome to the LSU Office of the Vice President for Agriculture. Matt Lee serves as the Vice President for Agriculture and Dean, providing executive leadership for both the LSU AgCenter and College of Agriculture. The primary goal of these entities is to fulfill Louisiana State University's land-grant mission, which includes research, extension and teaching.

The LSU AgCenter is committed to education, research and staying up to date with the latest developments in agriculture and human sciences. Within this organization, there is a wealth of resources, including community outreach specialists, research experts and digital content, all designed to empower informed decision-making.

The primary objective of the LSU AgCenter is to enhance the economic conditions, well-being, and overall quality of life for a diverse range of stakeholders, such as individuals, families, businesses, schools, industries and local governments. The research-focused faculty collaborates to address a broad spectrum of challenges and opportunities, fostering innovation, sustainability and prosperity while connecting with various stakeholders.

Visitors are invited to explore the resources and witness the impact of the partnerships with companies, families, donors and stakeholders. These collaborations drive world-class research and outreach efforts, all aimed at improving the state of Louisiana. Those interested in sharing goals and collaborating are encouraged to reach out. Together, significant progress can be made towards shared objectives.

Matt Lee.

Matt Lee, Vice President of Agriculture and Dean, LSU College of Agriculture

Research Priority Areas.

Our research priority areas are at the forefront of shaping Louisiana's future, addressing critical challenges, and fostering sustainable development. Join us on a journey to discover how our research impacts the great state of Louisiana.

News Highlights.

Matt Lee behind a podium.png thumbnailInaugural LSU AgExcellence Awards Ceremony honors difference makers
(5/1/2024) The LSU AgCenter and College of Agriculture hosted the inaugural AgExcellence Awards Ceremony, led by Vice President and Dean Matt Lee and emceed by Avery Davidson from the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation.

LSU AgCenter logo. Research. Extension. Teaching.For the win: Lee touts AgCenter, College of Agriculture successes in spring update
Speaking from a bustling John M. Parker Agricultural Coliseum during another successful AgMagic, Matt Lee, LSU vice president for agriculture and dean of the College of Agriculture, highlighted many achievements during a virtual statewide spring update March 22.

Matt Lee.Partnerships critical to success of AgCenter, College of Agriculture
(10/10/23) Matt Lee, LSU vice president for agriculture and dean of the College of Agriculture, urged collaboration during an organizational update meeting.

Matt Lee.

Take 8: A Q&A with the VP
Q&A with Matt Lee, Vice President and Dean, LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture.

Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture