(10/23/19) The LSU AgCenter recently hosted events around Louisiana to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.
(11/08/19) The LSU AgCenter will host its second annual conference highlighting applications of digital data in agriculture on Jan. 23, 2020.
(11/08/19) We often associate spring with flowers, but take a look all around you. Fall feels like a second springtime to me.
(11/07/19) Yhr Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations through Nov. 22 for its induction ceremony, on March 26, 2020.
(11/06/19) Winter in the South doesn’t mean staying indoors. Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities for the holidays and beyond.
(11/06/19) LSU AgCenter scientists and agents have begun a series of workshops to help develop the tea industry in Louisiana.
(11/01/19) The second annual AgMagic Cenla will be held Nov. 20-21 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria.
(11/01/19) The LSU AgCenter hosted the last of seven of meetings across the state to explain details of the 2018 farm bill on Oct. 31.
(11/01/19) Roseau cane continues to die-off at the mouth of the Mississippi River. But LSU AgCenter scientists are studying multiple possibi
(11/01/19) It’s satsuma time in Louisiana. Some early varieties began ripening in late September while other varieties will mature later.
(11/01/19) The LSU AgCenter Louisiana Farm to School Program has received the Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for the second year in a row.
(Video 11/01/19) In some ways, the 2018 Farm Bill looks a lot like the 2014 Farm Bill. But there are some changes farmers should be aware of.
(Video 11/01/19) Students in the LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources are engaged in an outdoor classroom, learning about the diversity of plants.
(10/31/19) BELLE CHASSE, La. — Louisiana citrus is coming in, and the crop is good, according to two Plaquemines Parish producers.
[Video](10/25/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard Travels to Lacombe to find out how mums fit into All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day.
(10/25/19) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center in Baton Rouge will hold its next Lead-Safe Certified Renovator (RRP) Training class on Nov. 5.
(10/25/19) Persimmons, in my humble opinion, are highly underrated fruit.
(10/24/19) Newly obtained cattle should be quarantined until they have been tested for the possibility of disease, according to an LSU AgCenter veterinarian.
(10/25/19) Xing Fu is working on a project that promises to reduce the amount of visceral fat an animal produces.
(10/24/19) Midland High School students learned about the applications of biotechnology in agriculture during a visit to an LSU AgCenter research station.
(10/24/19) AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter’s interactive exhibit about Louisiana agriculture, will be open to the public at the State Fair from Oct. 24 to Nov. 10.
(10/22/19) Even tiny amounts of lead can irreversibly damage a young child’s developing brain and other vital organs.
[Video](10/27/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Kerry Heafner shows you how to use your compost to replenish potting soil.
(10/18/19) Chrysanthemums, commonly known as mums, go with autumn like pumpkin spice to your latte and candy corn to your trick or treat.
[Video](10/20/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Kerry Hefner shows you how to get a compost pile started and how you can maintain it.
(10/17/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — As the citrus harvest gets under way in Louisiana, some growers have complained about internal dry rot of fruit this year.
(Video 10/16/19) Louisiana cotton farmers have harvested the bulk of their crop, and yields have surprised many.
10/15/19 Ruby Miller has been recognized nationally as one of the greatest treasures to Louisiana 4-H for her more than 30 years of extraordinary service.
(10/11/19) The Gulf South Chapter of the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is endowing a scholarship in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(10/11/19) Boxwood has been used extensively in formal gardens for centuries to create lines and shapes and as a frame that leads the garden visitor.
(10/10/19) Growing up surrounded by farms Matt Foster knew from an early age that he wanted to one day be part of the agriculture industry.
(Video 10/08/19) While 4-H is widely known for its agricultural roots, the youth organization is making a concerted effort in science and engineering.
(10/09/19) The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator will hold a seminar Oct. 29 where entrepreneurs can learn how to set prices for their food products.
(10/08/19) Baton Rouge, La. — The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold a mold control and remediation course on October 16 to 18.
(10/07/19) The celebration of National 4-H Week from Oct. 6 to 12 will feature a variety of fun, learning activities for 4-H’ers throughout Louisiana.
(10/07/19) A series of seven meetings will be held this month across the state to explain the 2018 Farm Bill.
(10/07/19) Cattle handling tactics that aim to reduce stress for both animals and the humans who work with them were the focus of an event Oct. 4 and 5.
[Video] (10/13/19) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains on this edition of Get It Growing, you can grow olive trees right here in Louisiana too.
[Video] (10/6/19) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains why the latest Super Plant — Jolt dianthus — will help your garden pop with color for a long time.
(10/04/19) The plants don’t lie. We see signs everywhere that our plants are suffering.
(10/03/19) During the week of Sept. 17-20, a scientific delegation from Brazil, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with LSU AgCenter.
(Video 10/02/19) Hot, dry weather has allowed Louisiana farmers to quickly harvest this year’s soybean crop.
(Video 10/02/19) Two model farms were established in Louisiana to aid in the research of nutrient management and examine techniques used to reduce runoff.
(10/02/19) LSU and the LSU AgCenter have renewed a memorandum of understanding with Mendel University, an agriculture-centered institution in the Czech Republic
(10/02/19) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its annual induction ceremony, which will be held March 26, 2020.
(09/30/19) Poultry producers heard about methods of disposing of chicken carcasses during the Hill Farm Research Station poultry field day.
(10/01/19) Jolt dianthus is a cool-season bedding plant that blooms from fall through early summer.
(10/01/19) New Orleans — Mayor LaToya Cantrell has proclaimed October 2019 as Greater New Orleans Residents’ Rights Month.
(10/01/19) Many scientists believe CO2 that contributed to climate change may be related how much water moves from the ground into rivers and then into the air.
(09/27/19) The LSU AgCenter has selected Jolt dianthus (Dianthus barbatus interspecific) as a 2019 fall Louisiana Super Plant.
(09/27/19) The LSU AgCenter will hold a meeting Nov. 13 to provide information on industrial hemp.
(09/26/19 Good stewardship of the land was the focus of a fall farm tour held at Somerset Plantation in Tensas Parish on Sept 24.
(09/24/19) Crawfish season is just around the corner, but an LSU AgCenter crawfish expert advised that it’s too early to start flooding fields.
(09/23/19) Cattle producers can limit the amount of time cattle feed on hay without any negative effects if the hay has good nutritional quality.
(09/23/19) Louisiana rice industry leaders kicked off the National Rice Month with donations of rice totaling almost 32,000 pounds to area food banks.
(09/23/19) The AgCenter will host events in Sept. and Oct. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, or EFNEP.
(09/20/19) Sixteen students from Calcasieu, Cameron and Beauregard parishes competed in the 2019 Cal-Cam Rice Growers Association Rice Cookoff.
(09/19/19) Nanoparticles made from the corn protein zein may provide the next generation of carriers for agricultural pesticides.
(Video 09/19/19) While crawfish season is still a ways off, farmers are now getting their fields ready.
(Video 09/19/19) Louisiana sugarcane farmers like to begin planting at the beginning of August. But this year, most didn’t start until the end of August.
(09//17/19) The Gay family is endowing a second professorship and creating an internship for work in sugarcane variety development.
(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.