(05/24/19) The LSU AgCenter has scheduled a series of meetings for AgCenter experts to inform rice farmers about the latest research findings.
(05/24/19) Buses began rolling into the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker Educational Center on May 20, kicking off the official start of the summer camping season.
(05/24/19) A new Provisia rice variety recently approved by the LSU AgCenter Rice Variety Release Committee should be available for farmers next year.
(05/24/19) StoryWalk, a new feature at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, was officially opened on May 18.
(05/24/19) Grab a bucket. The blueberries are ready to pick.
(05/23/19) The LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program has been growing leaders in Louisiana’s agricultural industry for more than 30 years.
(05/21/19) ROBERT, La. — Tangipahoa Parish 4-H members were taught lessons in wetlands ecology recently at the Shell Training Center near Hammond.
(Video 05/27/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to a manageable dwarf version of the butterfly bush.
(Video 05/20/19) 2019 Louisiana Super Plant Lime Sizzler firebush not only looks beautiful, but it can also take the heat.
(05/17/19) What hits harder than Serena Williams on a hot summer day? Well, that’s easy. It’s Serena series angelonia.
(05/15/19) As the calendar turns to summer, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities to help people enjoy the changing seasons.
(Video 05/15/19) The market for Louisiana crawfish tail meat is expanding, and LSU AgCenter food scientists are examining ways to make the product better.
(Video 05/15/19) Cotton acreage was expected to increase significantly in Louisiana, but the weather may not allow for it.
(05/14/19) Fourth, fifth and sixth graders in central Louisiana are learning why it’s important to protect pollinators as part of an LSU AgCenter program.
(05/10/19) Value-added foods and beverages will be the subject of an LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute symposium on June 6 and 7.
(05/10/19) Giant salvinia is causing a problem in Puerto Rico, and officials there are seeking Louisiana’s help in fighting this invasive weed.
(05/10/19) The LSU AgCenter has selected Lime Sizzler firebush (Hamelia patens Grelmsiz) as one of the 2019 Louisiana Super Plants.
(05/09/19) The LSU AgCenter will host the second annual agricultural field day expo June 27 at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center in Alexandria.
(05/08/19) J. Wheeler Parker III is honoring his late sister with a scholarship in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(05/08/19) The LSU AgCenter will hold a Lead-Safe Certified Renovator training course on May 14.
(05/06/19) The Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame has a dozen new members among its ranks after a ceremony on April 27 to recognize the honorees.
(05/06/19) A 4-H agent in Lafayette and a Sabine Parish 4-H'er will be studying how 4-H recreation programs can become more inclusive for youth with autism.
(Video 05/12/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard shares some ways to protect your roses.
(Video 05/05/19) Horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard shows you how to install an irrigation kit in your landscape.
(05/03/19) Pollinator gardens are all the buzz right now.
(05/02/19) The Northeast Regional 4-H Leadership Board has spearheaded a project to put about 200 age-appropriate gift bags into the hands of foster children.
(Video 05/01/19) In an effort to reduce waste going to landfills, the LSU Department of Entomology and the Campus Sustainability office are using a unique fly.
(Video 5/1/19) The optimum planting date for soybeans is rapidly approaching, and Louisiana farmers are hurriedly trying to get this year’s crop in the ground.
(04/25/2019) Cattle producers can expect prices to remain the same or be slightly higher than last year.
(05/01/19) More than 20 people were named Master Goat Producers on April 27 after completing a new LSU AgCenter training program.
(04/30/19) A participant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Borlaug Fellowship Program spent 14 weeks working in an LSU AgCenter laboratory.
(04/26/19) Nothing describes the iconic Southern magnolia better than its given scientific name Magnolia grandiflora.
(04/25/19) South Louisiana students got a lesson in what their future jobs could be during an agriculture career day on April 23 in St. Gabriel.
(04/25/19) Gina E. Eubanks, associate vice president of the LSU AgCenter, has been inducted into the U.S. Department of Agriculture Hall of Fame.
(04/25/19) The annual state 4-H Commodity Ambassador Contest drew 49 competitors in grades four through 12 from across the state.
(04/24/19) The LSU AgCenter and East Baton Rouge Parish Master Gardeners will host a Children’s Garden Festival May 4 at the Botanic Gardens at Burden.
(04/24/19) With Formosan subterranean termites’ annual swarming season approaching, homeowners should take steps to lower the risk of damage from them.
(04/23/19) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden join with more than 500 gardens nationwide in celebrating National Public Gardens Week on May 13-17.
(04/23/19) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will hold a grand opening for StoryWalk on May 11 at 10 a.m.
(04/23/19) LSU AgCenter professor Arthur Villordon is researching how growers can manipulate inputs to control the shape of the sweet potato during growth.
(04/23/19) While Louisiana can boast of many things, having a Louisiana-named fungus is not likely to top the list.
(04/22/19) Pre-K and first grade students from area schools learned about healthful foods and where they come from during Ag Day at the Fast Food Farm.
Heather Kirk-Ballard demonstrates how to remove vines that are to taking over your yard.(Video 4/29/19)
How to identify some of the most prevalent weeds and what you can do to defend your lawn against their spread. (Video 4/22/19)
(04/18/19) An agreement between LSU College of Agriculture and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System allow more students to study agriculture.
(04/19/19) Ressurection ferns and Peggy Martin roses are signs of life from apparent destruction.
(04/16/19) Each spring, representatives from Louisiana sugarcane mills hear results from researchers at the LSU AgCenter Audubon Sugar Institute.
(04/16/19) The LSU AgCenter has awarded the first cannabis-related research funds from an agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana.
(04/15/19) Large patch, formerly called brown patch, is the most common disease of lawns in Louisiana. And it’s on the rise.
(04/12/19) LSU AgCenter nutrition agent Elizabeth Martin received the 2019 Young Dietitian of the Year award.
(04/03/19) Continuing a legacy in agricultural education excellence, the Cooperative Enterprise Teen Leadership Conference celebrated several firsts this year.
(Video 04/11/19) When the calendar turns to April, the Louisiana crawfish season is usually beginning to heat up. That’s not the case this year.
(Video 04/11/19) Louisiana rice farmers have gotten most of their seed in the ground and are now just waiting on warmer weather to get it growing.
(04/10/19) LSU hosted the 72nd annual U.S. Poultry Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest April 3 to 5.
(04/10/19) Betty Baker-Baldridge was looking at and learning about aquatic insects as part of a Louisiana Master Naturalist workshop on stream ecology.
(04/09/19) HAMMOND, La. — Forest landowners voiced concerns about a lack of mills where they can sell their crop.
(04/09/19) Heavy rainfall has been a challenge as rice farmers strive to get their 2019 crop planted.
(04/09/19) LSU AgCenter extension professionals were recognized for achievement bythe Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
(04/09/19) The LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding alumni, faculty and students at its Awards and Recognition ceremony on April 5.
(03/26/19) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden was the site for the 62nd annual Southern Forestry Conclave March 21-24.
Spring is peak pollination season, causing a headache for allergy sufferers — literally. The main culprits right now are annual winter grasses, weeds and oaks.
(04/03/19) While migrant workers harvested row after row in Eric Morrow’s strawberry field, international visitors stood amazed at the harvesting process.
(Video 04/15/19) If you want to jazz up the look of your landscape, a raised bed might help you reach that goal.
(Video 04/08/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to plant vegetables in your spring garden
(04/02/19) Officials with the National Stud Farm and Training Farm, the largest agriculture company in Hungary, visited the LSU AgCenter on March 28.
(03/29/19) One way to add to the beauty of the landscape and increase the value of your property is to create landscape beds.
(04/01/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — Gardeners and those interested in gardening are invited to the annual Spring Garden Day at the Florida Parishes Arena in Amite.
(03/29/19) The LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station hosted two agricultural groups on March 28.
(03/28/19) As farm tractors across the globe move through fields, small sensors gather hundreds of thousands of data points.
(03/28/19) One child from each Louisiana parish will get to go to 4-H summer camp for free thanks to a scholarship program funded by the Saints and Pelicans.
(03/27/19) More than 600 Rapides Parish fifth-graders participated in Forest Awareness Week held March 18-22 at the Indian Creek Recreation Area in Woodworth.
(Video 03/27/19) Louisiana corn farmers are taking advantage of favorable weather conditions and are busy getting their seed in the ground.
The LSU AgCenter received confirmation GB Sciences Louisiana is deemed suitable for full-scale medical cannabis operations
(03/26/19) The LSU AgCenter will host a northwest beef and forage field day on April 25 at the AgCenter Red River Research Station in Bossier City.
(03/21/19) The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant held a workshop on March 19 for the shrimping industry to prepare for the 2019 season.
(03/21/19) The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro.
(03/20/19)Signature cocktails and cuisine made with the local flavors of Louisiana will be featured at Gourmet in the Garden.
(Video 04/01/19)Heather Kirk-Ballard demonstrates how to prepare your garden bed so you can maximize the productivity of your tomatoes, squash or bell peppers.
(03/20/19) Wheat producers may fare better than expected from the arctic blast that plunged temperatures into the mid- to upper 20s in early March.
(03/19/19) Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M, July 23 to 25.