(05/26/16) One or two breeding lines of rice will be chosen this year for seed increases that could result in the first variety release for new rice technology.
(Audio 05/30/16) The best part about homegrown tomatoes is being able to let them vine ripen.
(Audio 05/27/16) When selecting palms trees to plant in your landscape, it is very important to pay attention to their hardiness.
(Audio 05/31/16) During the summer it is very important to mow our lawns regularly.
(Audio 05/26/15) Although our favorite leafy greens tend to grow best in the winter, there are some alternatives to these plants that grow in the summer.
(Audio 05/25/16) The leading disease of roses in Louisiana is black spot.
(Audio 05/23/16) Blackberries should begin to ripen this month.
(Audio 05/19/16) Angelonia is an excellent summer bedding plant for Louisiana gardens.
(Audio 05/16/16) Now is the time to plant summer-flowering bulbs in your garden.
(Audio 05/18/16) Evolution violet salvia, a species of mealycup sage, is a beautiful Texas native plant that produces unique purple flowers.
(Audio 05/17/16) If you're one of many gardeners who grows plants in containers, keep in mind that those containers need to be cleaned occasionally.
(05/31/16) Controlling the feral hog epidemic will probably require chemical control, an LSU AgCenter researcher said at a workshop on May 31.
(05/30/16) Nearly 1,500 Louisiana youth are expected to arrive on the LSU campus from June 21 to 24 for 4-H University.
(05/27/16) Produce growers from the Florida Parishes area got help from experts writing on-farm food safety plans on May 26 and 27.
(05/27/16) 4-H summer camp is underway at the Grant Walker 4-H Education Center in Pollock, and available space will open to non-4-H’ers beginning May 31.
(05/27/16) Horticulturists at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station are on the hunt to rediscover underused landscape plants that have performance potential
(Video 05/30/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to grow container cucumbers on a trellis.
(Video 05/25/16) Louisiana farmers have begun their annual wheat harvest.
(Video 05/25/16) Cotton is no longer king across much of the South as acreage has declined significantly.
(05/17/16) A class of 71 advanced Master Gardeners received their new badges and certifications during a special ceremony in New Orleans.
(05/25/16) LSU AgCenter researchers have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the production and marketing of gr
(05/23/16) Marvin Moncada, an LSU AgCenter food scientist, has found a way to use less salt in foods without sacrificing flavor.
(05/23/16) Louisiana fruit and vegetable growers had an opportunity to view two new orchards for olives and figs during an industry field day on May 19.
(05/27/16) While tomato harvest typically extends into July, high temperatures, diseases and insect problems often reduce the quality of tomatoes harvested.
(05/20/16) The Morehouse Parish Black Farmers and Landowners Association, Southern University and the LSU AgCenter will hold their annual field day on July 22.
(05/19/16) With hurricane season set to begin soon, it’s a good idea for Louisiana residents to make preparations for possible storm damage and recovery.
(05/19/16) The LSU AgCenter will host an agronomic and water resources field day on June 15 at the Red River Research Station in Bossier City.
(05/19/16) LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Raj Singh has never seen so many different diseases of tomatoes in one season.
(05/19/16) One of the world’s leading rice geneticists will speak at the annual field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station on June 29.
(05/19/16) The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station in St. Joseph will hold its annual crop production and pest management field day on June 16.
(05/18/16) From machinery to farm implements, there are potential dangers at every turn on the farm.
(05/17/16) May is when hydrangeas in Louisiana landscapes begin bursting into flower.
(05/16/16) – Keachi Acres, an agritourism operation in DeSoto Parish is more than just a destination. It’s recreation in its most natural form.
(05/17/16) The LSU AgCenter is hosting a series of meetings for rice farmers in south and north Louisiana over the next couple of months.
(05/20/16) A number of misconceptions surround how we prepare soils for planting. Sometimes the advice may sound reasonable, but it may really not be correct.
(05/17/16) The latest sugarcane variety to be released shows good yields and cold tolerance.
(05/13/16) With feral swine becoming more of a problem across the state, the LSU AgCenter is sponsoring an informational meeting on May 31.
(05/13/16) Three students in the LSU College of Agriculture set up a project to study the connection between phytoplankton and whale sharks in Mozambique.
(05/12/16) The Louisiana Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences presented awards and installed officers at its annual convention May 5.
(05/03/16) A dozen honorees were inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame on April 30, bringing the total to 193.
(04/09/16) A wet fall and warm winter followed by heavy rains this spring provided ideal conditions for pathogens and insects.
(05/12/16) When choosing palms, hardiness is a major concern, particularly in north Louisiana.
(05/05/16) Louisiana is finally enjoying a stretch of sunny weather.
(05/04/16) Sheep and goat producers received valuable production information at the 11th annual Small Ruminant Field Day.
(05/05/16) Summer is not far away, and with it will come swarms of mosquitoes.
(05/05/16) The first ever LSU AgCenter 4-H and FFA State Rabbit Show was held at the LSU AgCenter State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria on April 30.
(05/05/16) People who like the flowering habit of shade-loving impatiens will be happy to know more about the impatiens that go into full sun.
(05/04/16) The LSU Dairy Science Club honored students and dairy industry professionals at its annual banquet on April 23.
(05/03/16) Cattle supplies are beginning to rebound from the lowest levels in half a century, and demand for beef is increasing an LSU AgCenter economist said.
(05/03/16) Cattle producers got some insight into the economic outlook of the cattle industry at the LSU AgCenter Northwest Beef and Forage Field Day April 26.
(05/06/16) The LSU AgCenter has named Serenita Raspberry angelonia a Louisiana Super Plants selection for spring 2016.
(Audio 05/02/16) If you're worried about weeds in your lawn, now is the time to apply weed killers before temperatures get too high.
(Audio 05/02/16) Tomatoes, an extremely popular plant in home vegetable gardens, are susceptible to diseases that affect both their foliage and their fruit.
(Audio 05/02/16) If you're thinking about planting a new lawn this season, you might want to consider using solid sod.
(Audio 05/02/16) If you want to add roses to your garden, it's still not too late.
(Audio 05/20/16) If you're worried about Spanish moss causing problems for your trees, worry no longer.