(Distributed 07/28/06) Sometimes the lawn spreader you own may not perform like another spreader of the same brand and model, says an engineer with the LSU AgCenter. Parish says most professional spreaders are reasonably consistent from one sample to another and can be recalibrated by the user to assure they deliver consistent rates. Most homeowner spreaders, on the other hand, cannot be recalibrated by the owner and are not consistent from one to another of the same model.
(Distributed 07/11/06) The hot, summer months are a great time to enjoy fresh tomatoes. Enjoy them in green salads, chicken or shrimp salads, stuffed with tuna or simply on their own. They also make a wonderful addition to a heart-healthy and cancer-preventing diet, according to LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.
(Distributed July 2006) Being the parent of a college freshman can be challenging. College students undergo many changes as they begin their journey to independence, says LSU AgCenter family life professor Dr. Diane Sasser.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture