(02/14/17) Lauren Martin spent her winter break with seven other students studying food and culture in Athens, Nafplion and Aegina, Greece.
(Video) In this story, explore new and old cover crops techniques used to improve the environment and farming conditions.
(Video 02/24/16) Watch and learn about caring for calla lilies on this edition of Get It Growing.
(Video 02/17/16) Watch this edition of Get It Growing for information on beautiful columbine flowers.
The 14th Annual Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show will be held March 12-13 at the John M. Parker Coliseum on Highland Road in Baton Rouge.
The 2016 Northshore Garden and Plant Sale will be held at the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds in Covington on March 18-19.
The 27th annual Florida Parishes Forestry Forum is scheduled for March 11 at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Corn harvested from the home garden and cooked within minutes is considered one of life’s great treats
The American Garden Rose Selections program has named it first winners in 2016 – Looks-A-Likes Phloxy Baby, Thomas Affleck and Dee-Lish.
(02/26/16) CROWLEY, La. – Farmers and crop consultants heard about several new chemicals to control weeds in rice from LSU AgCenter experts
(02/26/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Twenty-two ag leaders have completed the two-year LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development program.
(02/26/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – A French official who visited the LSU AgCenter hopes to leverage cultural ties between France and Louisiana.
(02/26/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Charlie Johnson has been awarded life membership in the Louisiana State Horticulture Society.
(02/24/16) NEW ORLEANS – The 37th Annual New Orleans Spring Garden Show will be held at the City Park Botanical Garden April 2-3.
(02/24/16) BATON ROUGE, La. -- The Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association awarded scholarships.
(02/24/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – As Louisiana gardeners prepare for the warmer days of the coming spring, many are anticipating a new season.
(02/23/16) DELCAMBRE, La. – The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant will hold a Dock Day for shrimpers on March 8.
(02/22/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – An LSU AgCenter scientist is exploring using byproducts of sugar processing to make polymers.
(02/19/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Phil Stouffer lived out his childhood dream on the southern slope of Mount Kilimanjaro.
(02/18/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter is facing serious budget constraints unless the legislature comes up with significant funding
The Edna Szymoniak live oak at the entrance to the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station near Hammond, Louisiana.
(02/10/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – A year spent in Thailand and another in South Korea changed John and Annette Douthat’s world view.
(02/06/16) ABBEVILLE, La. – A major buyer of south Louisiana rice is testing a well-established medium-grain variety for use in cereal products, Vermilion Parish rice farmers learned at a meeting on Feb. 5.
(02/04/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will offer a Lead Certified Renovator training course on Feb. 23 and a refresher course on March 10.
()2/04/16) OAK GROVE, La. – The LSU AgCenter will host a workshop on March 2-3 in Oak Grove to educate produce growers, packers and processors about GroupGAP, a new food safety certification program.
(02/04/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter has released a guide listing grain sorghum hybrids that offer resistance to the sugarcane aphid, a pest that has caused significant damage to Louisiana’s sorghum crop in recent years.
(02/04/16) JENNINGS, La. – The possibility of exporting rice to China could become reality this year, and work continues to open trade with Cuba, the USA Rice president reported to rice growers at their annual meeting Wednesday (Feb. 3).
(02/04/16) HAMMOND, La. – Roses continue to be one of our most popular ornamental plants, and home gardeners should learn about and be aware of recommended management practices for them, said LSU AgCenter horticulturist Allen Owings.
(02/04/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – A group of Ascension Parish teachers spent a day away from their students to become students themselves. The teachers were learning how to develop school gardens as part of the LSU AgCenter’s Greauxing Gardens program at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
(02/04/16) BATON ROUGE La. – The LSU AgCenter will offer a seminar on Feb. 17 in Metairie to help educate home contractors, designers, inspectors and owners about new energy efficiency requirements.
LSU's mascot is known as Mike the Tiger, the only live tiger mascot in the country. Students in the LSU College of Agriculture's Residential College got an up-close look at Mike's habitat and learned what it is like to take care of such a magnificent creature. LSU AgCenter correspondent Craig Gautreaux has the story. (Distributed Feb.
(2-3-2016) An LSU AgCenter program is helping gardens sprout in schools across Louisiana.
It's nearly time to plant citrus trees here in Louisiana - that is, after freezes are gone. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains which citrus are most and least tolerant of cooler weather and how to care for them.
Pineapple guava is a plant you can grow as a privacy screen or grow into a tree. But as LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains on this edition of Get It Growing, the pineapple guava has no major insect or disease problems and produces delicious fruit.
(02/03/16) HAMMOND, La. – The Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association in cooperation with the LSU AgCenter has scheduled a certified nursery and landscape professional manual review and exam for February 23-24, 2016, at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station.
(02/03/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU AgCenter vegetable specialist Kathryn Fontenot has been named the recipient of the 2016 John E. Hutchinson Extension Award for Young Professionals from the Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
(02/03/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter will hold a three-day workshop on April 20-22 to educate food processors about safety regulations and best practices for preventing contamination.
(02/02/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – 2015 was a challenge for many members of Louisiana’s diverse horticulture industry, which includes vegetable crops, fruit crops, pecans, sweet potatoes, sod farming, nursery crops, landscape contracting and retail garden centers, said LSU AgCenter horticulturist Allen Owings.
(01/02/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Kids can decorate and make their own Valentine sugar cookie box and fill it with candy at What’s Cooking... @Burden on Feb. 13.
(02/01/16) AMITE, La. – The 2016 Camellia Garden Stroll at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will be held on Feb. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.
By Dan GillLSU AgCenter Horticulturist (02/26/16) Mention blooming wildflowers and most people think of country meadows and drives along rural roads.
By Dan GillLSU AgCenter Horticulturist (02/12/16) February weather often includes heavy and frequent rain, and this should remind us that Louisiana has a relatively wet climate.
By Dan Gill LSU AgCenter Horticulturist (02/19/16) Color is very important to us. We use it everywhere in our surroundings and on our bodies
By Dan GillLSU AgCenter Horticulturist (02/05/16) Gardeners often wait until April or May to purchase blooming roses from nurseries and plant them.
You might not think winter is a good time to visit a nursery, but think again. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill gives some reasons why now is a great time to visit your nurseries and select plants like trees and shrubs.
(02/17/16) SIMMESPORT, La. – In a field just north of Simmesport in Avoyelles Parish, Ruben Dauzat is surrounded by radishes
(02/17/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Since its inception in 1908, Louisiana 4-H has been known for guiding youth to improve themselves and help ot
(02/19/16) BATON ROUGE, La. – Children between the ages of 3 and 8 are invited to enjoy book readings and related crafts during StoryTime a