(09/28/18) Developing vinegar, liquid sweeteners, alcoholic beverages and other food-grade products is the goal of a recent $30,000 sorghum grant.
(09/28/18) Cattle producers at an LSU AgCenter beef and forage field day heard from experts about forage and cattle management.
(09/28/18) The newly appointed members of the Louisiana Rice Research and Louisiana Rice Promotion boards took the oath of office on Sept. 24.
(09/28/18) Container vegetable gardening is an excellent way to produce quality, home-grown vegetables.
(09/27/18) A group of landowners attended the first of two workshops on Sept. 25 to hear about controlling the invasive cogongrass that has entered the state.
(09/27/18) Louisiana has joined a group of states where a 2015 rule regulating which waterways are subject to federal jurisdiction won’t be enforced.
(09/27/18) The LSU Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Alumni Association recognized David Savoie, of Crowley, as the outstanding alumnus.
(09/27/18) Experts on various aspects of agriculture discuss the importance of the industry to students at an LSU AgCenter youth field day on Sept. 26.
(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.
(09/26/18) The LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station will hold the 2018 horticulture field day for industry professionals on Oct. 4.
(09/26/18) AgCenter scientists conducting research on Roseau cane scale said a study showed this insect has not attacked commercial crops or marsh grasses.
(09/25/18) The Louisiana rice industry donated more than 100,000 pounds of rice this week to feed the state’s hungry as part of National Rice Month.
(Video 09/25/18) Arborists across the country participated in a day of service at national veterans cemeteries.
(Video 09/25/18) Cotton harvesting is in full swing across Louisiana, and the results so far have been encouraging.
(Video 09/24/18) The Texas sage not only has beautiful flowers and leaves, but it’s also drought-tolerant.
(09/17/18) Researchers at the LSU AgCenter are looking at ways to make bass fishing an even more fun experience.
(09/21/18) With more than half the Louisiana soybean crop harvested, many farmers are looking at a good year, said LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Todd Sprivey.
(09/21/18) The LSU AgCenter will present AgMagic beginning Oct. 25 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport.
(09/21/18) A common misconception is that the type of fertilizer you choose to use is based strictly on the type of plant you are growing.
(09/20/18) Young farmers recently went back to school at the LSU AgCenter to get a better understanding of how the sugar industry operates.
(09/18/18) The young and the not-so-young returned to nature and learned the lessons offered there at the second annual Wildlife Expo in Clinton on Sept. 15.
(09/18/18) The aptly named jewel beetles are found in brilliant iridescent colors with colorful markings but can be destructive pests.
Video 09/17/2018) Summer is still here and so is the dreaded plant, poison ivy, with its threat of causing painful skin irritation.
(09/17/18) When it comes to pollination, more than 200,000 species of insects and animals act as pollinators.
(09/17/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Two workshops have been scheduled to look at ways to slow the progression of cogongrass, an invasive weed.
(09/17/18) It’s almost time to flood crawfish ponds and get started on another season.
(09/14/18) The LSU AgCenter has been awarded a $5 million, five-year grant that will fund an ongoing program to improve health in rural Louisiana.
(09/13/18) The Friends of LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will present Wine and Roses, an evening of cocktails on Oct. 17.
(09/15/18) The LSU AgCenter will present the Corn Maze at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden on Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
(09/13/18) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its induction ceremony, which will be held March 7, 2019.
(09/13/18) Panel discussions on agriculture, the culinary community and lthe source of foods highlighted the Farm & Table New Orleans conference.
(Video 09/12/18) The pineapple is a symbol of welcome and hospitality.
(09/11/18) The LSU AgCenter will conduct a beef cattle and forage field day on Oct. 18 in Alexandria.
We often hear Labor Day called the traditional end of summer, but we know, however, that our Louisiana summer season extends quite a while longer.
(Video 09/07/18) Louisiana soybean farmers are nearly halfway through with their harvest and results have been encouraging.
(09/05/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — Rose rosette disease, which is caused by the rose rosette virus, will be the topic of discussion.