(Video 05/31/17) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why the tropical vine mandevilla is perfect for abundant blooms throughout the hottest months.
(Video 05/31/17) To help fight childhood obesity, St. Mary Parish 4-H leaders in put together a healthy living program that emphasized diet and exercise.
(05/29/17) This year’s Louisiana rice planting, estimated at 400,000 acres, is 8 percent less than last year, said LSU AgCenter rice secialist Dustin Harrell.
(05/26/17) Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center is flinging open the gates for children eager to “catch their dream of summer fun” – the camp theme this year.
(05/26/17) No other group of plants can provide more beauty, color and diversity than orchids.
(05/25/17) The LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station will showcase research and demonstration plots at a field day on June 20 in St. Joseph.
(05/23/17) Community leaders wanting to reclaim a local park and playground known as “the slab” learned strategies to design out crime.
(05/23/17) Participants in a recent forestry workshop learned how to use good fire to prevent a bad fire.
(05/23/17) The LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program is accepting applications for Class XVI, which will begin in January 2018.
(05/19/17) Proper watering can make the difference between life and death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, flower, vegetables and ground covers.
(05/19/17) The LSU AgCenter will offer training sessions this summer to help produce growers and processors learn about food safety practices and regulations.
(05/19/17) Aquaculture experts from the LSU AgCenter will discuss the effects of the White Spot Syndrome Virus on crawfish on May 23 at 1 p.m. in Jennings.
(05/18/17) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will hold its next Lead-Safe Certified Renovator Training course on May 25.
(05/15/17) Six LSU students and one professor traveled to Honduras in April to learn about tropical horticulture in Latin America.
(05/16/17) Registration is open until June 30 for a class of the Master Cattleman program that will be held on the LSUA campus.
(05/15/17) Forestry association members heard about wildlife diseases, feral hogs and forestry management at the Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station.
(05/15/17) Horticulture experts from Louisiana and Mississippi presented their recommendations for landscape plants during an industry open house.
(05/15/17) Students from Caroline Dormon Junior High School toured the LSU AgCenter Dean Lee Research and Extension Center for a close-up view of agriculture.
(05/15/17) The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of field days for rice farmers to provide information on the latest improvements for growing their crop.
(05/12/17) Five LSU College of Agriculture students received University Medals during the college’s commencement ceremony.
(05/14/17) Visitors will have the opportunity to sample fruits and vegetables fresh from the garden at the annual Garden Fest on June 17.
(05/12/17) A lot of the stress and effort involved in gardening can be reduced by learning to cooperate with existing natural conditions.
(05/10/17) Many wouldn’t think of Louisiana as an equine mecca, but horses play an important role in the agricultural industry of the state.
(05/10/17) Recent hot and wet weather in Louisiana has led to the onset of one of the most serious diseases of solanaceous crops.
(Video 05/08/17) Shady spots in your yard can provide a great opportunity for growing beautiful bedding plants.
(Video 05/15/17) Plants with golden colored leaves can accentuate your summer landscape.
(Video 05/03/17) Shooting sports is one of the biggest programs in 4-H, the state’s largest youth organization.
(Video 05/03/17) Wheat plays a role in crop rotation for many farmers, but Louisiana has seen a drastic reduction in wheat acres for two reasons.
(05/11/17) The LSU AgCenter plans to lease land on two of its research stations during 2017.
(05/05/17) Summer bedding plants can quickly and economically help create the colorful landscape that so many gardeners crave.
(05/04/17) A dozen new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized April 29) or their contributions to the state 4-H program.
(05/03/17) An Ethiopian scientist who wants to help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa grow a better sweet potato crop is studying at the LSU AgCenter.
(05/03/17) Cattle producers heard from experts at a beef and forage field day held April 27 at the LSU AgCenter Red River Research Station.
(05/03/17) A recent field day at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station featured presentations and demonstrations on wildlife management.
(05/02/17) As summer heats up in south Louisiana, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities to help people enjoy the changing season.
(05/02/17) The LSU AgCenter is joining forces with state and national agencies and organizations to attack the scale insect that is damaging Roseau cane.
(05/01/17) Tallulah community leaders aiming to revitalize the local economy took part in Local Foods, Local Places workshop on April 19–20.
(05/01/17)The LSU Dairy Science Club honored a dairy farmer, a retired professor and outstanding students during its annual banquet on April 29.
(Video 05/01/2017) On this edition, Dan Gill introduces Henry’s Garnet Virginia willow, a Louisiana native and a Louisiana Super Plant selection.