(Distributed 01/15/04)Dr. Johnny Saichuk, rice specialist with the LSU AgCenter, received the prestigious 2003 Rice Industry Award recently.
(Distributed 01/13/04) The LSU AgCenter will formally kick off a new educational program for beef cattle producers later this month. A brief introduction and the first sessions of what is known as the Master Cattle Producer Program will be offered Jan. 23 during the Louisiana Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show in Lafayette.
(Distributed 01/30/04) The LSU AgCenter’s 8th annual Greenhouse Tomato Seminar and Field Day is scheduled for the afternoon of Feb. 27 at the Red River Research Station near Bossier City.
(Distributed 01/14/04) The LSU AgCenter’s 69th annual Livestock Show will have a new home this year as the Feb. 7-14 events move to the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
(Distributed 01/09/04) Reports concerning Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy have raised a lot of questions. To clear up some of the misconceptions or questions, here are some of the questions being raised and the answers provided this week (Jan. 5-9) by LSU AgCenter veterinarian Dr. Steve Nicholson.
(Distributed 01/30/04) The LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Mosquito Control Association are sponsoring a workshop for those interested in becoming certified as pesticide applicators in mosquito control.
(Distributed 01/15/04) 4-H Club members, 4-H leaders and representatives of other organizations volunteered to jump start Arbor Day celebrations in Louisiana by planting trees, flowers and making improvements to the Native Grove Trail Jan. 10 at the historic Southern Forest Heritage Museum in this community near Alexandria.
(Distributed 01/14/04) Crawfish farmers will have a way to improve the diets of their crustaceans, thanks to researchers at the LSU AgCenter’s Rice Research Station at Crowley.
(Distributed 01/06/04) Rains around the New Year’s holiday weekend didn’t dampen this season’s Louisiana sugarcane harvest – which experts say turned out to be "relatively good."
(Distributed 01/09/04) The future of the Louisiana cattle market will be discussed during the AgOutlook Conference scheduled for Jan. 15 in Monroe.
(Distributed 01/20/04) Agricultural experts say the future for the 2004 American food and fiber markets looks "good." That was the message given to about 130 people who attended the LSU AgCenter’s AgOutlook Conference Thursday (Jan. 15) in Monroe.
The thousands who attended this year's Ag Expo in Monroe Jan. 16-17 had a chance to see a new feature known as Ag Alley. See photos from that event.
(Distributed 01/09/04) Consumers shouldn’t be afraid of eating beef in the wake of the report that a cow in Washington State was diagnosed with "mad cow disease," according to faculty members in the LSU AgCenter.
(Distributed 01/09/04) The LSU AgCenter is among the sponsors for the 2004 Gulf States Horticultural Expo scheduled for Jan. 29-31 at the Arthur Outlaw Convention Center and Adams Mark Hotel in Mobile, Ala.
(Distributed 01/30/04) Louisiana youth are learning how agriculture affects their lives with the help of LSU AgCenter and its faculty members across the state.
(Distributed 01/14/04) The LSU AgCenter will present information that can help farmers grow profitable crops during the 2004 Louisiana Cotton Forum slated for Jan. 20 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Monroe.
(Distributed 01/20/04) Louisiana cotton producers Tuesday (Jan. 20) heard a variety of experts tell them how research and technology can help them bring in a bumper crop this year just as they did in 2003.
(Distributed 01/08/04) The recent warm days and chilly nights have been near perfect for this year’s strawberry crop, according to the LSU AgCenter’s Dr. Regina Bracy, who says the 2004 crop is off to a good start but could be slowed a little by the recent cold snap.