(Video 09/11/17) Horticulturist Dan Gill explains how porterweed can enhance your landscape in multiple ways.
(08/31/17) Farmers Adam Habetz and Josh Sikes got their first look at their crops on Aug. 30 after Tropical Storm Harvey had passed over Calcasieu Parish.
(08/31/17) A team of LSU AgCenter researchers has received a four-year, $387,000 grant to evaluate the feedstock potential of energy crops with cover crops.
(08/21/17) Tje Children’s Garden at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will conduct a program on bees and plants that attract pollinators on Sept. 30.
(08/30/17) A flood-damaged home requires special attention as soon as possible to avoid further damage and health hazards.
(08/30/17) Ray McClain, LSU AgCenter aquaculture specialist, said deep floods should not be allowed to remain on crawfish ponds.
(08/28/17) LSU AgCenter youth development experts were recognized for achievement at the Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents annual meeting.
(08/29/17) Louisiana native trees are resilient, and most can even withstand sporadic catastrophic flooding.
(08/29/17) LSU AgCenter has named Chiquita Briley as the Southeast Region director.
(08/28/17) Soil tests by the LSU AgCenter analyze the nutrient content and pH so experts can recommend any fertilizers and treatments needed.
(08/25/17) Agricultural producers are scrambling across southwest Louisiana to protect their livelihoods, making preparations in case Hurricane Harvey hits.
(08/25/17) Beef producers will gain a wealth of information at the annual Northeast Lo
(08/25/17) Knock Out roses are amazingly popular, and pruning them is not difficult.
(08/24/17) The 2017 rice harvest is wrapping up in south Louisiana with overall results considered fair because of unfavorable weather.
(Video 08/23/17) Louisiana sweet potato farmers are anxious to get into their fields and begin harvesting what looks like a very promising crop.
(Video 08/23/17) The harvesting of the first rice crop in south Louisiana is nearly complete, and growers are just beginning in north Louisiana.
(08/18/17) LSU AgCenter is working to develop early-maturing sweet potato varieties that would allow farmers to shave up to 20 days off the growing period.
(08/18/17) Louisiana 4-H wildlife team won third place at the National Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program contest held in Eatonton, Georgia, July 30 to Aug. 2.
(08/18/17) A daylong event featuring wildlife presentations and demonstrations will be held on Sept. 16 near Clinton.
(08/18/17) More different kinds of plants and products are available through mail-order than could ever be carried by our local nurseries.
(08/16/17) An LSU AgCenter researcher is working on ways to add value to the Louisiana crawfish crop.
(08/16/17) LSU AgCenter scientists have been awarded a three-year, $490,000 grant to study two insect-borne diseases that affect deer and cattle.
(08/15/17) The LSU AgCenter will host a state conference dedicated to farm to school initiatives on Oct. 24 in Baton Rouge.
(08/14/17) Louisiana FFA has two new leaders. Eric Smith is the organization’s executive director, and Cade LeJeune is its executive secretary.
(08/14/17) A delegation of Brazilian farmers toured the LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station on Aug. 3.
(Video 08/28/17) Dan Gill explores the amazing Sunfinity sunflower, which blooms in waves throughout the summer.
(Video 08/11/17) Summer temperatures may still be hot, but it’s time to plant fall tomatoes.
(08/11/17) The Eastern mole can be considered “nuisance wildlife” almost any time it invades landscapes.
“Louisiana’s Coast: Why is it Important?” was the theme for the fourth annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and 4-H Youth Wetlands Program poetry
(8/10/17) Louisiana corn farmers are harvesting what could be a record corn crop — when the weather allows them to run their combines.
(Video 08/09/17) A group of students in Washington Parish are waking up each weekday morning eager to go to summer school.
(08/10/17) The 2017 LSU AgCenter Marsh Maneuvers program brought 65 youth from 21 parishes to learn about the importance of the coastal environment.
(Video 08/09/17) Combines are in the fields across Louisiana harvesting the state’s corn crop.
(08/09/17) — Three Pointe Coupee Parish 4-H chefs showed the judges and the competition how seafood is done at the Great American Seafood Cook-off.
(08/09/17) The Louisiana Equine Council is preparing for its ranch relay team competition Sept. 9 at the Rice Arena in Crowley.
(08/04/17) August is a transitional time in the vegetable garden, and some of the more heat-tolerant cool-season vegetables crops can be planted now.
(08/03/17) Two LSU AgCenter agents received top honors at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting held July 9-13.
(Video 08/07/17) Zinnias are beautiful flowers for Louisiana landscapes. But, some of the typical varieties are prone to disease.
(02/10/17) Elizabeth Orgeron discovered that learning to sew could be a challenge when her sewing machine stopped stitching her Sleeping Beauty eye mask.