(Distributed 10/31/06) Every November, the American Diabetes Association encourages the public to learn more about diabetes and the risks associated with the disease. "Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and has no cure," says LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames.
(Distributed 10/26/06) Fall is the time to plant sweat peas to enjoy colorful and delightfully scented cut flowers in spring, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Allen Owings.
(Distributed 10/26/06) Fall is not a time to do much to your Louisiana lawn – mow, remove fallen leaves and irrigate as needed. Warm-season grasses are slowing down and trying to go dormant. "We must let them do so," says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Tom Koske.
(Distributed 10/23/06) Many consumers are under the impression that federal legislation allows them to learn their credit scores. This is one of the myths circulating among the public about obtaining credit histories, according to LSU AgCenter family economics professor Dr. Jeanette Tucker.
(Distributed 10/13/06) A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but it could take a little more for the homework to get done, according to the experts. LSU AgCenter associate Cheri Gioe says looking at the rewards and benefits can make homework time more productive.
(Distributed 10/11/06) The LSU AgCenter and other organizations are offering a program across the state designed to help consumers learn how to avoid scams, fraud and identity theft.