(Video 12/24/18) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill discusses the advantages of ornamental kale and ornamental cabbage.
(12/21/18) The LSU AgCenter will hold a series of meetings to help rice farmers prepare for their 2019 crop.
(12/21/18) Louisiana Sugar Refining LLC is establishing a scholarship in the LSU College of Agriculture.
(12/20/18) The LSU AgCenter will conduct Master Cattleman classes in Jena this spring.
(12/28/18) The oaks have become a part of American culture more than most other types of trees.
(12/21/18) As the Earth travels around the sun in its orbit, the length of our days and nights vary from season to season.
(Video 12/19/18) While the peak of the crawfish season is a few months away, crawfish producers in Louisiana have started their season.
(Video 12/19/18) Louisiana agriculture had its fair share of ups and downs during 2018. Yields were up for some commodities and down for others.
(12/19/18) The 2018 farm bill is “more an evolution of farm policy and not a revolution,” an AgCenter economist said.
(12/19/18) Experts will present information on trends, best practices and new equipment at the seafood processors conference on Jan. 30.
(12/17/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Scientists recently discussed ways to overcome the problem of roseau cane die-offs in the marsh of coastal Louisiana.
(12/17/18) NEW ORLEANS — LSU AgCenter agents in Greater New Orleans now have a set of greenhouses and classrooms to use for their horticulture activities.
(12/14/18) Visitors to the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker Educational Center sampled seafood dishes prepared by 4-H'ers during a Smithsonian Museum traveling exhibit
(12/14/18) With cold weather comes concern for tropical plants in our landscapes.
(12/12/18) The LSU AgCenter and College of Agriculture announced the winners of their annual faculty and staff awards during their annual conference on Dec. 11.
(12/12/18) ALEXANDRIA, La. — Forage producers discussed the benefits of good soil health at the Louisiana Forage and Grass Council annual conference on Dec. 7.
(Video 12/10/18) LSU AgCenter food scientists are working on ways to extend the shelf life of food products and reduce food waste.
(Video 12/7/18) The LSU AgCenter Aquatic Germplasm and Genetic Resources Center conducts research benefitting aquaculture, biomedical and species conservation.
(12/07/18) Crop consultant Earl Garber, of Basile, Louisiana, was honored with the Rice Industry Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference Dec. 6.
(12/07/18) When it comes to Christmas trees, you have two basic choices: living or artificial. And both have their place.
(012/04/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center is offering two training and certification classes on Louisiana residential energy code requirements.
(12/04/18) Stanley Celestine Jr. may be the youngest school board member in the Avoyelles Parish School Board, but he is no newcomer as a youth advocate.
(12/03/18) The tenth annual Arbor Day at Burden in the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(12/03/18) The LSU AgCenter will host a conference on data and technology in agriculture on Jan. 29.
(Video 12/3/18) One of the best-growing herbs for the winter season is parsley.
(Video 12/3/18) Gardening can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be frustrating if you don’t know what to do at certain times of the year.
(12/03/18) The Bogalusa Mayor’s Wellness Council recently received an award for its work with the LSU AgCenter and other Washington Parish agencies.
(11/30/18) Louisiana flowers, vegetables and gardens take center stage in the LSU AgCenter Get It Growing calendar.
(11/30/18) More than 50 students attended the LSU AgCenter Southwest Regional Agricultural Career Day on Nov. 29 to learn about career options.
(11/28/18) The LSU AgCenter has joined forces with a number of partners to launch health and fitness programs at schools on the Northshore.
(11/30/18) The Louisiana Department of Education and the LSU AgCenter have announced an expansion in the Farm to School Program.
(11/30/18) Amaryllis bulbs purchased now should be planted into pots and moved to outdoor beds in spring after they've bloomed.
(11/27/18) The LSU AgCenter will kick off a free yearlong training program for beginning Louisiana farmers in January in New Orleans.
(11/27/18) LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program will offer a workshop on farm profitability on Dec. 10.
(11/27/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will present a seminar Structural Pests and Management on Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(11/28/18) 4-H’ers from across the state recently attended the Louisiana 4-H Educational Awards Trip to Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
(11/21/18) Renowned seed saver and master gardener John Coykendall will keynote the Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners Association seminar on Jan. 19.
(11/21/18) Encouraging people to eat more fruits and vegetables and to move more has been a long-term goal of the LSU AgCenter.
(11/23/18) It is important to harvest vegetables at the proper stage for best results, so here are a few guidelines.
(11/21/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — As the holiday season gets into full swing, safety should be on top of your list when putting up the tree.
(Video 11/20/18) South Louisiana rice farmers are finishing up their ratoon or second harvest and yields have been good.
(Video 11/20/18) The Louisiana sugarcane grinding season is nearly 50 percent complete, and the size of the crop has surprised many.
(11/20/18) The 2019 Ag Expo Forestry Forum will be held at the West Monroe Convention Center Jan. 18.
(11/19/18) AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter premier agricultural exhibit, made its debut in central Louisiana Nov. 14-15.
(11/19/18) According to the American Farm Bureau, the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year for 10 people is $48.90, 22 cents less than last year.
(09/26/18) A project by the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Sea Grant is helping seafood buyers and sellers create a market for a superior product.
(11/16/18) The LSU AgCenter Rapides Parish nutrition program received a $25,000 grant from Aetna Better Health of Louisiana.
(11/16/18) The Little Gem magnolia is a dwarf-growing cultivar that stays significantly smaller than the standard Southern magnolia.
(Video 11/15/18) Want a magnolia tree that can fit into a smaller area? Then the Little Gem magnolia, a fall Louisiana Super Plant selection, is a great choice.
(Video 11/15/18) Yes, you can grow beautiful flowers in your landscape, even though it’s cold. But partial shade can be a problem for many plants.
(11/15/18) Morehouse Parish residents celebrated a kickoff event launching the Garden to Table project on Nov. 10 at the LSU AgCenter auditorium in Bastrop.
(11/15/18) On Dec. 1, the public can attend the Poinsettia Show and Sale to view some of the latest varieties of poinsettias and vote on their favorites.
(11/14/18) The LSU AgCenter hosted an agricultural delegation from the Czech Republic earlier this month.
(11/14/18) The turkey is the star of the Thanksgiving table. But in the hectic preparations of the Thanksgiving meal, cooks can lose sight of food safety.
(11/13/18) Shifts in product availability and consumer perception affect soilless substrate components.
(11/12/18) The 2018 Louisiana sugarcane crop has the potential to set a record if weather conditions are favorable.
(11/12/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Resource Center will conduct a Lead-Safe Certified Renovator training course on Nov. 20.
(11/09/18) Louisiana’s 2018 cotton crop is being harvested with mixed reactions.
(11/09/18) Tender tropical plants thrive in outdoor conditions, but they must be protected over winter. Generally, this means bringing them indoors.
(11/08/18) Four LSU AgCenter employees recently won awards at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Session in San Antonio.
LSU AgCenter experts said at a Nov. 7 meeting that grain sorghum, which also is known as milo, deserves a fresh look.
(11/08/18) School children made their way through interactive exhibits featured at the LSU AgCenter AgMagic school days at the State Fair of Louisiana.
(11/07/18) Twelve months of wisdom and tips to help Louisiana gardeners “Get It Growing” are available now in the latest edition of the LSU AgCenter calendar.
(Video 11/07/18) In an effort to ignite interest in insects, the LSU Entomology Club held a cricket spitting contest, which was sponsored by Fluker Farms.
(Video 11/07/18) If you are still in the mood for a sweet treat without the empty calories, think about eating some citrus.
(10/06/18) The LSU AgCenter LaHouse Home and Landscape Resource Center will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2.
(11/05/18) Valerie West has joined the LSU AgCenter as Northwest Region forestry agent.
(11/02/18) As fall turns to winter, Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities for the holidays and beyond.
(11/02/18) Now is the perfect time to plant cool-season bedding plants that are wonderfully fragrant.
(Video 11/5/18) Here in Louisiana, you can plant blueberry shrubs now and into the winter.
(Video 11/2/18) Have you seen a beautiful hydrangea plant and thought to yourself I’d like one that looks just like that?
(11/01/18) Citrus growers were concerned that the cold temperatures last winter would destroy this year’s crop. But that has not been the case.
(10/31/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year.
(10/29/18) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations through Nov. 19.
(Video 10/29/18) Shallots can help enhance recipes, and fall is a great time to get these plants into the ground.
(Video 10/29/18) Growing flowering plants during the fall can make our yards look healthy and colorful.
(10/29/18) LSU AgCenter experts join Northeast Louisiana Master Gardener volunteers to support community partnerships in school and neighborhood gardens.
(10/26/18) The LSU College of Agriculture presents an exhibition of Chinese accessories and innovative design.
(10/26/18) Cattle producers who fail to adopt a traceability system eventually may have difficulty selling their product, an LSU AgCenter veterinarian warned.
(10/26/18) The most recent graduates of the Louisiana Master Cattleman Program were recognized at a field day on Oct. 18.
(10/26/18) Cool-season bedding plants thrive in the cool days and chilly nights we have here during fall, winter and spring.
(10/25/18) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden recently received a $25,000 donation from Nutrien Ag Solutions, a provider of crop nutrients, inputs.
(10/25/18) The LSU AgCenter is scaling back research at the Iberia Research Station near Jeanerette to increase efficiencies and reduce research duplication.
(10/24/18)The LSU AgCenter will host a symposium on grain sorghum production at its Avoyelles Parish office on Nov. 7.
(Video 10/24/18) Food scientists with the LSU AgCenter are looking for ways to enhance the quality of seafood and extend its shelf life.
(video 10/24/18) A trade conflict and bad weather have made it a difficult year for Louisiana soybean farmers.
(10/24/18) A breeding soundness exam should be conducted annually on a bull, regardless of past successful breeding, an LSU AgCenter veterinarian advised.
(10/24/18) Lead poisoning is preventable when you know the facts and what you can do to protect your children and yourself.
(10/23/2018) The LSU AgCenter will host “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Museum on Main Street program Nov. 17 to Dec. 18.
(10/19/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Providing better service to the public was the goal for a group of LSU AgCenter faculty.