(09/30/16) High school students from northeast Louisiana had a chance to learn about careers in agriculture and the importance of the at a youth field day.
(Video 09/28/16) An LSU College of Agriculture food science class is brewing beer to learn food preservation techniques.
(Video 09/28/16) Soybeans are Louisiana’s largest crop, and farmers are finding lower than expected yields because of excessive rain and pest issues.
(09/30/16) Lawn care definitely changes as the weather begins to cool. By October, the growth of warm-season grasses begins to slow down.
(09/29/16) An LSU AgCenter Master Horseman clinic will feature renowned horse trainer Jack Brainard on Oct. 10-11 at the Sugarena in New Iberia.
(09/29/16) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden has announced the call for entries for the seventh annual Brush with Burden art exhibition.
(09/28/16) Two workshops will be held in November to provide information about financial and legal aspects of running an agritourism business.
(09/28/16) The Louisiana rice industry donated 13 tons of rice to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to help the organization rebuild its inventory.
(09/26/16) LAFAYETTE, La. – Sixty students attended the Lafayette Parish School Gardens Initiative on Sept. 21 to find out what they will be learning.
(09/26/16) Three graduate students from the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica, spent a month working in LSU College of Agricuture food labs.
(09/21/16) Kierra Welker, of S.J. Welsh Middle School in Lake Charles, was awarded first place in the Calcasieu-Cameron Rice Growers Rice Cook-off Sept. 20.
(09/20/16) LSU AgCenter specialists provided valuable information to pecan growers on how to maintain their trees at a field day on Sept.16.
(09/19/16) Michael Stout has been named head of the LSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture Department of Entomology.
(09/19/16) Sakeenah Ashiru created her apparel collection in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, during a year-long study-abroad program at Jiangnan University.
(09/19/16) Sound replacement heifer selection is essential to running an efficient cow-calf operation, an LSU AgCenter cattle expert said at a field day.
(09/15/16) LSU AgCenter researchers are seeing increased benefits of controlling giant salvinia with salvinia weevils.
(09/16/16) Because of the summer’s rainy weather, the annual corn maze at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will be the Corn/Hay Maze in 2016.
(Video 09/14/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why all roses are not the same.
(09/16/16) Birds can contribute wonderful things to the enjoyment of a landscape, such as movement, color, sounds and even pest control.
(Video 09/07/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how new crossandra varieties bring months of colorful flowers to the outdoors as well.
(09/15/16) The LSU AgCenter will present an evening of cocktails and dinner in the Rose Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on Oct. 12.
(09/09/16) The LSU AgCenter and Southern University Ag Center held roundtable-style discussions to assess the needs of Orleans and Jefferson Parish residents.
(Video 09/14/16) Louisiana farmers are now harvesting sweet potatoes.
(Video 09/14/16) Controlling mosquitoes to protect the public’s health can place other insects such as bees at risk if not done correctly.
(09/13/16) A beef cattle and forage field day will be held at the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research Station on Oct. 20.
(09/13/16) An LSU AgCenter economist now estimates that last month’s historic flooding in south Louisiana will cost farmers $277 million.
(09/13/16) A series of workshops will be held in October to help agricultural lenders and suppliers learn more about the financial difficulties facing farmers.
(09/09/16) An LSU AgCenter scientist has received a $992,012 grant to study how cover crops planted in the fallow season affect water quality and soil health.
(09/09/16) For those of us living in the Deep South, it would be wishful thinking to think fall weather is a certainty in September.
(09/07/16) A group of agriculture professionals from Africa are visiting the LSU AgCenter to learn about reducing crop losses after harvest.
(09/08/16) The LSU AgCenter and the Tangipahoa Parish Master Gardener Association will present a daylong Pollination Celebration for all ages
(09/06/16) A newer sweet potato variety has finally overtaken a tried-and-true industry standard in terms of acreage grown in Louisiana.
(09/06/16) Brian Chandler, the LSU AgCenter area forestry agent for southeast Louisiana, has been named a fellow of the Society of American Foresters.
(09/06/16) – The LSU AgCenter will hold the annual landscape horticulture industry field day for nursery, landscape and garden center professionals on Oct. 6.
(09/02/16) Good communication between mosquito control operators and beekeepers and proper mosquito control techniques can prevent massive bee kills.
(Video 09/12/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to the Bird of Paradise.
(Video 09/02/16) With the floodwaters receding, damage estimates for Louisiana’s agricultural sector are now being determined.
(Video 09/02/16) Louisiana’s rice and soybean crops suffered the most damage from the recent floods. Estimates have ag sector losses at around $110 million.
(Video 09/05/16) Some roses will bloom beautifully in the fall, if you take care of them now.
(09/02/16) It’s time to finish up fertilizing a variety of landscape plants as well as time to prune many shrubs.
(09/01/16) 4-H youth across Louisiana will engage in activities focusing on science, citizenship, healthy living and technology during National 4-H Week.