(11/16/18) The LSU AgCenter Rapides Parish nutrition program received a $25,000 grant from Aetna Better Health of Louisiana.
(11/16/18) The Little Gem magnolia is a dwarf-growing cultivar that stays significantly smaller than the standard Southern magnolia.
(Video 11/15/18) Yes, you can grow beautiful flowers in your landscape, even though it’s cold. But partial shade can be a problem for many plants.
(11/15/18) Morehouse Parish residents celebrated a kickoff event launching the Garden to Table project on Nov. 10 at the LSU AgCenter auditorium in Bastrop.
(11/15/18) On Dec. 1, the public can attend the Poinsettia Show and Sale to view some of the latest varieties of poinsettias and vote on their favorites.
(11/14/18) The LSU AgCenter hosted an agricultural delegation from the Czech Republic earlier this month.
(11/14/18) The turkey is the star of the Thanksgiving table. But in the hectic preparations of the Thanksgiving meal, cooks can lose sight of food safety.
(11/13/18) Shifts in product availability and consumer perception affect soilless substrate components.
(11/12/18) The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane crop has the potential to set a record if weather conditions are favorable.
(11/12/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will conduct a Lead-Safe Certified Renovator training course on Nov. 20.
(11/09/18) Louisiana’s 2018 cotton crop is being harvested with mixed reactions.
(11/09/18) Tender tropical plants thrive in outdoor conditions, but they must be protected over winter. Generally, this means bringing them indoors.
(11/08/18) Four LSU AgCenter employees recently won awards at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Session in San Antonio.
LSU AgCenter experts said at a Nov. 7 meeting that grain sorghum, which also is known as milo, deserves a fresh look.
(11/08/18) School children made their way through interactive exhibits featured at the LSU AgCenter AgMagic school days at the State Fair of Louisiana.
(11/07/18) Twelve months of wisdom and tips to help Louisiana gardeners “Get It Growing” are available now in the latest edition of the LSU AgCenter calendar.
(Video 11/07/18) In an effort to ignite interest in insects, the LSU Entomology Club held a cricket spitting contest, which was sponsored by Fluker Farms.
(Video 11/07/18) If you are still in the mood for a sweet treat without the empty calories, think about eating some citrus.
(10/06/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2.
(11/05/18) Valerie West has joined the LSU AgCenter as Northwest Region forestry agent.
(11/02/18) As fall turns to winter, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities for the holidays and beyond.
(11/02/18) Now is the perfect time to plant cool-season bedding plants that are wonderfully fragrant.
(Video 11/5/18) Here in Louisiana, you can plant blueberry shrubs now and into the winter.
(Video 11/2/18) Have you seen a beautiful hydrangea plant and thought to yourself I’d like one that looks just like that?
(11/01/18) Citrus growers were concerned that the cold temperatures last winter would destroy this year’s crop. But that has not been the case.
(10/31/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year.
(10/29/18) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations through Nov. 19.
(Video 10/29/18) Shallots can help enhance recipes, and fall is a great time to get these plants into the ground.
(Video 10/29/18) Growing flowering plants during the fall can make our yards look healthy and colorful.
(10/29/18) LSU AgCenter experts join Northeast Louisiana Master Gardener volunteers to support community partnerships in school and neighborhood gardens.
(10/26/18) The LSU College of Agriculture presents an exhibition of Chinese accessories and innovative design.
(10/26/18) Cattle producers who fail to adopt a traceability system eventually may have difficulty selling their product, an LSU AgCenter veterinarian warned.
(10/26/18) The most recent graduates of the Louisiana Master Cattleman Program were recognized at a field day on Oct. 18.
(10/26/18) Cool-season bedding plants thrive in the cool days and chilly nights we have here during fall, winter and spring.
(10/25/18) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden recently received a $25,000 donation from Nutrien Ag Solutions, a provider of crop nutrients, inputs.
(10/25/18) The LSU AgCenter is scaling back research at the Iberia Research Station near Jeanerette to increase efficiencies and reduce research duplication.
(10/24/18)The LSU AgCenter will host a symposium on grain sorghum production at its Avoyelles Parish office on Nov. 7.
(Video 10/24/18) Food scientists with the LSU AgCenter are looking for ways to enhance the quality of seafood and extend its shelf life.
(video 10/24/18) A trade conflict and bad weather have made it a difficult year for Louisiana soybean farmers.
(10/24/18) A breeding soundness exam should be conducted annually on a bull, regardless of past successful breeding, an LSU AgCenter veterinarian advised.
(10/24/18) Lead poisoning is preventable when you know the facts and what you can do to protect your children and yourself.
(10/23/2018) The LSU AgCenter will host “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street program Nov. 17 to Dec. 18.
(10/19/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Providing better service to the public was the goal for a group of LSU AgCenter faculty.
(10/19/18) Fran Castille, of Amite, Louisiana, was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland, on Oct. 19.
(10/19/18) Widely available and relatively inexpensive, chrysanthemums are almost indispensable for providing quick color to the fall landscape.
(10/18/18) The LSU AgCenter has received a grant of about $150,000 that will fund food safety training efforts.
(10//18/18) Shoppers looking for the perfect present for foodies can turn to the LSU AgCenter Food Incubator this holiday season.
(10/18/18) The International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leaders recently recognized Bobby Soileau with a leadership award.
(10/17/18) GRAMERCY, La. — The Ag Day at the St. James Parish Fast Food Farm continues to be a success.
(10/16/18) Every summer, scientists at agriculture research stations spend hours with clipboards in hand walking down row after row of plants rating plots.
(Video 10/15/18) Chrysanthemums, or ‘garden mums’ as they’re called, are a symbol of fall.
(10/12/18) Student access to healthy, locally grown foods was the focus of the 2018 Farm to School Conference on Oct. 9-10 in Baton Rouge.
(10/12/18) A number of delicious and nutritious vegetables will thrive in the coming cool season.
(10/11/18) Citrus canker was recently found on trees in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes, according to LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh.
(10/11/18) The LSU AgCenter is launching an initiative to train small- and medium-scale farmers who are new to the business.
(Video 10/10/18) Louisiana sweet potato farmers have taken to their fields and are approaching the midpoint of their harvest.
(Video 10/10/18) This week is National 4-H Week, and a long-standing Vernon Parish 4-H tradition is the high school woodman skills competition.
(Video 10/8/18) It may officially be fall, but warm temperatures don’t always reflect the season.
(10/08/18) More than 180 landscapers and others involved in the green industry attended the annual Landscape Horticulture Day at Hammond on Oct. 4.
(10/08/18) Approximately 150 4-H’ers competed in a woodman skills contest as part of the West Louisiana Forestry Festival.
(10/05/18) LSU AgCenter researchers along with scientists from multiple agencies are collaborating to investigate the decline in health of Roseau cane.
(10/05/18) By the beginning of October, caladiums reach the end of their growing season and decline in appearance, so they must be cared for.
(10/04/18) LSU AgCenter entomologist Kristen Healy is helping create tools that will allow students to save pollinators in a simulated space.
(10/01/18) The Louisiana Farm to School Program received the Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award from the Farm Credit Council.
(Video 10/1/18) Nothing says fall like crotons. When we see them, they remind us of the splendor of the autumn season.
(10/01/2018) AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter’s premier agricultural exhibit, is coming to the central region of Louisiana for the first time Nov. 14-15.
(10/02/18) The 2018 soybean harvest that started well has turned soggy, particularly for central and southwest Louisiana.
(09/28/18) Developing vinegar, liquid sweeteners, alcoholic beverages and other food-grade products is the goal of a recent $30,000 sorghum grant.
(09/28/18) Cattle producers at an LSU AgCenter beef and forage field day heard from experts about forage and cattle management.
(09/28/18) The newly appointed members of the Louisiana Rice Research and Louisiana Rice Promotion boards took the oath of office on Sept. 24.
(09/28/18) Container vegetable gardening is an excellent way to produce quality, home-grown vegetables.
(09/27/18) A group of landowners attended the first of two workshops on Sept. 25 to hear about controlling the invasive cogongrass that has entered the state.
(09/27/18) Louisiana has joined a group of states where a 2015 rule regulating which waterways are subject to federal jurisdiction won’t be enforced.
(09/27/18) The LSU Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Alumni Association recognized David Savoie, of Crowley, as the outstanding alumnus.
(09/27/18) Experts on various aspects of agriculture discuss the importance of the industry to students at an LSU AgCenter youth field day on Sept. 26.
(09/26/18) A project by the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Sea Grant is helping seafood buyers and sellers create a market for a superior product.
(09/26/18) The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will hold the 2018 horticulture field day for industry professionals on Oct. 4.
(09/26/18) AgCenter scientists conducting research on Roseau cane scale said a study showed this insect has not attacked commercial crops or marsh grasses.
(09/25/18) The Louisiana rice industry donated more than 100,000 pounds of rice this week to feed the state’s hungry as part of National Rice Month.
(Video 09/25/18) Arborists across the country participated in a day of service at national veterans cemeteries.
(Video 09/25/18) Cotton harvesting is in full swing across Louisiana, and the results so far have been encouraging.
(Video 09/24/18) The Texas sage not only has beautiful flowers and leaves, but it’s also drought-tolerant.
(09/17/18) Researchers at the LSU AgCenter are looking at ways to make bass fishing an even more fun experience.
(09/21/18) With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, said LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Sprivey.
(09/21/18) The LSU AgCenter will present AgMagic beginning Oct. 25 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport.
(09/21/18) A common misconception is that the type of fertilizer you choose to use is based strictly on the type of plant you are growing.
(09/20/18) Young farmers recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the sugar industry operates.
(09/18/18) The young and the not-so-young returned to nature and learned the lessons offered there at the second annual Wildlife Expo in Clinton on Sept. 15.
(09/18/18) The aptly named jewel beetles are found in brilliant iridescent colors with colorful markings but can be destructive pests.