(09/13/19) Your plant is not dead, but by the looks of it, it may not be among the living for long. How do you tell what’s going on?
(09/11/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter has appointed Jeff Hoy as the new resident coordinator at its Sugar Research Station at St. Gabriel.
(09/10/19) The LSU AgCenter will host five crawfish meetings in south Louisiana to help producers get ready for the upcoming season.
(09/10/2019) Producers can hear updates on research and extension projects at a Poultry Field Day on Sept. 26 at the LSU AgCenter Hill Farm Research Station.
(09/09/19) The fourth annual Louisiana Farm to School Conference will be held Oct. 22-23 at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
(09/09/19) Children between the ages of 3 and 8 are invited to enjoy book readings and crafts during StoryTime in the Garden on Oct. 5.
Video (9/16/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains why the candlestick plant, or cassia, is a great choice for your yard.
(Video 9/9/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard suggests growing a beautiful plant American beautyberry.
(09/06/19) With tariffs and other trade issues leading the news, a recent international delegation brought good news to the LSU AgCenter.
(09/0619) This week, we will take a look at how to determine what’s going on when plants look fatally ill or are dead.
(09/05/19) The LSU AgCenter will present the Corn Maze at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
(Video 09/04/19) Louisiana rice farmers had adverse growing conditions during the season, which has led to low yields.
(Video 09/04/19) Sweet potato growers have faced trying growing conditions. But as the harvest approaches, it looks like there is a good crop out there.
(08/30/19) Have you ever seen a plant in the landscape or garden that you thought was supposed to be green but wasn’t?
(08/27/19) The LSU AgCenter has received permission to bring salvinia weevils to Puerto Rico.
(08/27/19) The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station held its annual horticulture field day on Aug. 23.
(08/27/19) Collaborations among growers and industry partners have long sustained the growth and profitability of the sweet potato industry in Louisiana.
(08/23/19) Farmers probably would like to forget the 2019 rice crop, which has been plagued by low yields.
(08/23/19) A plant with a rich history, American beautyberry can be found growing in low, rich bottomlands, swamp edges, piney woods and coastal woodlands.
Farmers are busy harvesting corn in Louisiana, and yields are lower than last year because of wet growing conditions.
(08/21/19) Corn harvest in Louisiana is underway, and this year’s crop is not expected to set any records.
(08/21/19) The LSU AgCenter will host the northeast Louisiana beef and forage field day Sept. 19 at Goldmine Plantation near Mangham.
(08/20/19) The fields at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center have seen all sorts of crop trials over the years — but never sugarcane.
(08/20/19) LSU AgCenter youth development professionals were recognized for achievement in service at the annual meeting.
(08/19/19) Michael Salassi has been named as LSU AgCenter associate vice president and program leader of animal and plant sciences.
(Video 8/19/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to some fall blooming plants that can add color to your cool weather landscape.
(08/15/19) Alexandria, La. — The LSU AgCenter Annie’s Project is sponsoring a two-day workshop to help farm and ranch women.
(08/16/19) Chinch bug damage can be easily mistaken for lack of water and overall heat-stressed turf.
(08/15/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — Developing a way to protect pecans and to keep them safe for consumption.
(08/14/19) Small-scale vegetable growers in St. Landry Parish recently met with major produce buyers in the area to discuss ways to market their produce.
(08/12/19) People interested in starting food businesses and joining the LSU AgCenter Food Incubator can get information at a seminar Sept. 20.
(08/12/19) The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will hold its horticulture field day for nursery, landscape and garden center professionals on Aug. 23.
(08/09/19) Growing flowers in shaded areas can be difficult. But if you’re up for the challenge, you can do it.
(08/09/19) The deadline for applying for the next LSU AgCenter Leadership Development Program Is Aug. 30.
(Video 08/08/19) A newer species of ant is displacing fire ants in cane fields, which has some scientists and growers concerned.
(08/08/19) A Tennessee team’s flounder with seafood dressing placed first at the ninth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition in New Orleans.
(Video 8/8/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to use some cheap materials to make a short-term, automatic watering system.
(08/06/19) Therapeutic cannabis products developed in a partnership between the LSU AgCenter and GB Sciences Louisiana were shipped for the first time on Aug. 6
(08/05/19) The cooling temperatures of fall create an ideal time to visit Burden Museum & Gardens, located at 4560 Essen Lane in Baton Rouge.
(08/01/19) Junior chefs showcased their new culinary skills by hosting an informal buffet for their parents as part of the LSU AgCenter KidChef Camp.
(08/02/19) It’s August. Here are some things you should be doing this month in the garden.
(07/31/19) Beef cattle producers can hear from industry experts on how to add value to their operations at a conference on Oct. 4-5 in West Monroe.
(07/2919) Michael Polozola recently joined the LSU AgCenter central region as a horticulture agent and statewide point of contact for pecan extension outreach.
(07/29/19) State and federal agency representatives attended a tour held by the LSU AgCenter on July 25 to hear about ag diversity in central Louisiana.
(07/25/19) A researcher in the AgCenter School of Animal Sciences, has received a four-year, $500,000 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
(07/29/19) Samples of products for the first release of the LSU AgCenter therapeutic cannabis program were collected Monday, July 29.
(Video 7/29/19) Weeds can quickly take over a lawn or flower bed if they’re not managed properly, but weeds can also serve a purpose.
(Video 7/29/19) Figs are a popular fruit tree grown by homeowners throughout the southeast. They are also not very difficult to grow and give you tasty fruit.
(07/26/19) Sugarcane growers heard from several experts on growing the crop during LSU AgCenter field days in St. Martinville and Jeanerette.
(07/19/19) The importance of connecting young people to agriculture was a theme at the 2019 Morehouse Farm Field Day.
(07/26/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — Two students from the Caribbean country of Haiti will soon have master’s degrees in agriculture from LSU.
(07/26/19) One thing I get really excited about is the hope of cooler weather and fall plants.
(Video 07/24/19) Variety development is key to a successful sugarcane industry. This year, sugarcane growers have two new varieties to grow on thier farms.
(07/23/19) An LSU AgCenter research project at the farm of Jason Waller of Mer Rouge was the setting for the northeast Louisiana row rice field day July 18.
(07/19/19) After escaping Hurricane Barry with minimal damage, the Louisiana sugarcane crop seems to be on track for another successful harvest.
(Video 07/22/19) It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Barry exited Louisiana. Overall, damage was minimal statewide, but isolated areas were hard hit.
(07/19/19) Weeds can actually tell you a lot about what is going in the yard and the quality of your soil.
(Video 7/19/19) If you want to maximize the number of tomatoes you can harvest, you should prune off suckers on the plant.
(07/18/19) CROWLEY, La. — Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain.
(07/16/19) Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports team took home the top prize at the 2019 National Shooting Sports Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska.
(07/16/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — One of the state’s newest businesses is not owned by a major corporation, it is owned by a 10th grade student from EBR Parish.
(07/15/19) Results have been released from the 49th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 6 to 9.
(07/15/19) More than 50 producers and industry representatives interested in furrow-irrigated rice attended the rice and soybean field day on July 9.
(07/12/19) Do you have trouble with grass underneath large shade trees in your landscape? Or no grass at all?