(Distributed 11/16/11) Trying to keep the University Lakes in Baton Rouge clean and healthy is a goal of LSU AgCenter researcher Yi Jun Xu, associate professor in the School of Renewable Natural Resources.
(Distributed 11/23/11) HAMMOND, La. – An LSU AgCenter water resources scientist is trying to keep Louisiana in compliance with the 1972 Clean Water Act by testing plant mats in a pond at the Hammond Research Station.
(Distributed 11/09/11) A citrus disease fairly new to Louisiana may cause problems for commercial growers, but not so much for backyard growers, according to LSU AgCenter experts.
(Distributed 11/11/11) The LSU AgCenter is honoring six individuals and four teams of faculty members for outstanding service to extension and research at a ceremony on Dec. 2.
(Distributed 11/11/11) Top officials at the LSU AgCenter and Pennington Biomedical Research Center signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Nov. 11 to join forces in a five-year initiative to fight obesity in Louisiana.
(Distributed 11/10/11) NEW ORLEANS, La. – About 40 students gathered in the lunch room at Langston Hughes Academy charter school recently (Nov. 8) to sample and rate potential menu items made from local products.
(Distributed 11/10/11) SHREVEPORT, La. – AgMagic at the State Fair is taking children through a journey of Louisiana agriculture and economically beneficial commodities they may use every day.
(Distributed 11/04/11) LSU AgCenter employees from across the state brought home awards from the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents conference held Oct. 24-27 in Omaha, Neb.
(Distributed 11/18/11) MANY, La. – 4-H members comprised six of the eight Sabine Parish students who received the Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders awards, a program sponsored by Chesapeake Energy Corp.
(Distributed 11/17/11) OAK GROVE, La. – Producers from Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi will have an opportunity to hear the latest in soybean research during the 2012 Tri-State Soybean Forum on Friday, Jan. 6, at 8 a.m. at the Thomas Jason Lingo Center in Oak Grove.
(Distributed 11/02/11) MANSURA, La. – The Louisiana 4-H Museum is offering “Discovery Days,” an educational program series for groups of children ages 3-8.
(Distributed 11/03/11) For an urban university, it may be a well-kept secret that some of the best dairy products in Louisiana are produced on the LSU campus.
(Distributed 11/02/11) THORNWELL, La. – Birdwatchers from 23 states and two countries converged on rice fields in Jefferson Davis Parish to get a glimpse of the small, elusive bird called the yellow rail.
(Distributed 11/14/11) Louisiana cooks shopping for Thanksgiving will find the costs of basic dinner items down this year. The 2011 Thanksgiving market basket will average $39.10 for 10 people, according to an LSU AgCenter survey.
(Distributed 11/28/11) The Louisiana 4-H Poultry Judging Team placed fourth overall at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Ky., on Nov. 16-17.
(Distributed 11/18/11) Louisiana sugarcane farmers are harvesting their crop ahead of schedule, and they expect to be out of the fields sooner than usual.
(Distributed 11/11/11) The recruitment process for the 2012-2013 class of the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Young Ag Producers Program has begun, according to Bradley Leger, the program’s coordinator.
(Distributed 11/30/11) Louisiana 4-H will conduct its first Day of Service on Sat., Dec. 3, to show that one day can make a difference in the life of an individual, a community and a state.
(Distributed 11/11/11) It’s time to think about choosing this year’s Christmas tree. But before you do, there are a few things to consider.
(Distributed 11/02/11) Agriculture is a multi-billion dollar industry in Louisiana. To acknowledge the exceptional contributions of its farmers, the Louisiana Radio Network, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation, LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry will honor the 2012 Louisiana Farmer of the Year.