The LSU AgCenter received confirmation GB Sciences Louisiana is deemed suitable for full-scale medical cannabis operations
(03/21/19) The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant held a workshop on March 19 for the shrimping industry to prepare for the 2019 season.
(03/21/19) The LSU AgCenter will hold a wheat and cover crop field day April 12 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Educational Center south of Winnsboro.
(03/20/19)Signature cocktails and cuisine made with the local flavors of Louisiana will be featured at Gourmet in the Garden.
(Video 04/01/19)Heather Kirk-Ballard demonstrates how to prepare your garden bed so you can maximize the productivity of your tomatoes, squash or bell peppers.
(03/20/19) Wheat producers may fare better than expected from the arctic blast that plunged temperatures into the mid- to upper 20s in early March.
(03/19/19) Sustainable water management will be the main focus of the Southern Region Water Conference to be held at Texas A&M, July 23 to 25.
(03/18/19) Market opportunities, management practices and tax incentives were among the topics presented at the 34th Ark-La-Tex Forestry Forum on March 12.
(03/18/19)The LSU AgCenter will present two editions of AgMagic, an interactive exhibit about Louisiana agriculture, this spring.
(03/18/19) Gardeners, landscapers and vegetable growers gathered tips at the LSU AgCenter spring garden seminar and expo on March 8.
(03/15/19) Vermilion Parish and Abbeville officials held a ribbon-cutting on March 14 for the new LSU AgCenter parish office.
(03/15/19) If you’re looking for both an attractive and a low-maintenance plant for your home garden or landscape this year, then you should try lemon sedum.
(03/14/19) A preseason seafood meeting for mariners, boat owners, dock managers and seafood processors will be held March 19 in Abbeville.
(Video 03/13/19) Two farmers, an ag consultant and an advocate for agriculture are the four newest members of the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
(03/13/19) AgCenter experts talked at a field day about wildflowers being potentially fatal to cattle.
(03/13/19) The annual Margie Jenkins Lecture and Industry Open House will be held at the Hammond Research Station on April 4.
(03/13/19) Savoie Industries LLC has created an endowment to support an LSU College of Agriculture intern at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station.
(Video 3/11/19) The calendar says March, and that’s when Louisiana farmers begin returning to their fields.Wet weather has made winter weed control difficult.
(Video 03/11/19) The Bonnet Carré Spillway is now open to relieve pressure on the Mississippi River levee system in the New Orleans area.
(03/08/19) Staying active is about to get easier and be a lot more fun for 40 children at Barkdull Faulk Elementary School in Monroe.
(03/09/19) Visitors can discover proven ways to keep their homes cool, dry and free of termites at the LaHouse Saturday Open House on April 6.
(Video 03/18/19) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains what you need to be doing now to maximize the success of your gardens and landscapes.
(Video 03/11/19) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to the vibrant Lemon Ball sedum.
(03/09/19) Despite the cold weather the past few early-March days here in Louisiana, the evidence of spring is all around us. Gardening March Madness begins!
(03/07/19) The LSU AgCenter will host a spring horticulture forum April 3 at the Tom H. Scott Research and Extension Educational Center in Winnsboro.
Details on times and topics to be covered will be made available closer to the dates.
(03/01/19) NEW ORLEANS — Now that the citrus season is complete, growers are looking for answers to some of the problems they encounter.
(03/01/19) HAMMOND, La. — The 29th annual Florida Parishes Forestry Forum will be held on April 5 at the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University.
(02/28/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter has named Heather Kirk-Ballard as state consumer horticulturist.
(03/01/19) It can be difficult to find appealing color in outdoor landscapes during the winter months. In the South, we are fortunate to have the camellia.
(02/28/19) Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown.
(02/28/19) The LSU AgCenter central Louisiana forestry forum will be held April 3 at the State Evacuation Shelter south of Alexandria on U.S. Highway 71.
(02/26/19) The 40th annual New Orleans Spring Garden Show will be held at the City Park Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 6, and 10 a
(02/26/19) The bars contain quinoa — rather than oats, a more common base ingredient for such products — and a mixture of antioxidant-rich fruits and nuts.
(02/25/19) LSU AgCenter rice experts held a meeting on Feb. in Manssura 21 to bring farmers up to date on what they should consider in the upcoming crop.
(02/25/19) Populations of ticks and the diseases they spread have exploded in recent years in the United States.
(02/25/19) From making healthy food choices to selecting future career paths, decision-making presents challenges to youth in underserved communities.
(02/22/19) The federal appropriations bill Congress passed last week includes an additional $1 million in funding for research on invasive species.
(Video 3/4/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard discusses the beauty of camellias and how to keep them happily growing and blooming.
(02/22/19) Although our lawns are still dormant this month, you can begin to plan your strategy to have an attractive, healthy lawn this summer.
(Video 02/25/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Kerry Heafner explains why properly pruning your fruit trees can improve their overall health and productivity.
(Video 02/20/19) Louisiana cotton farmers are expected to have a much larger crop this year, mostly at the expense of soybean and possibly corn acres.
(Video 02/20/19) For three graduating seniors, this year’s LSU AgCenter Livestock Show marked the last time they would guide their animals into the ring.
(02/20/19) LSU doctoral weed science student Sam Rustom won first place for his presentation at the Weed Science Society of America conference.
(02/19/19) Row crop growers must successfully terminate cover crops to assure crop stand establishment, said LSU AgCenter weed scientist Josh Copes.
(02/19/19) Rice farmers in northeast Louisiana heard advice from LSU AgCenter scientists about growing their 2019 crop at a meeting in Rayville on Feb. 14.
(02/19/19) Numerous LSU AgCenter experts made presentations at the Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association annual conference.
(02/19/19) Hundreds of young people from across Louisiana were named state champions during the 84th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show held Feb. 9 to 16.
(02/18/19) Six exceptional youths were named winners of the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Award at the 84th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/18/19) In addition to selecting winning animals, judges also identified individuals for their showmanship skills at the LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/18/19) Several Louisiana 4-H and FFA members were honored for their involvement in livestock programs on Feb. 16.
(02/18/19) The 15th annual Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show will be held March 9 and 10 in Parker Coliseum on the LSU campus.
(02/15/19) HAMMOND, La. — Blueberry growers were shown the proper way to prune a blueberry bush at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station on Feb. 12.
(02/15/19) LSU AgCenter agent Dennis Burns was honored by the Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association as County Agent of the Year.
(02/15/19) Trade and price uncertainties best describe the agricultural market outlook AgCenter economist Michael Deliberto said at a crops forum.
(02/15/19) Figs are one of the most widely planted fruit trees in home landscapes in Louisiana. With little care, they will produce crops of figs every July.
(02/14/19) A participant in a U.S. Department of Agriculture fellowship program spent 10 weeks working in an LSU AgCenter laboratory.
(02/12/19) Sugarcane acreage in Louisiana is likely to increase this year after the recent successful harvest.
(Video 02/11/19) Dan Gill explains why it’s important to use the correct potting mixes for growing your potted plants.
(02/08/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter will present a citrus symposium Feb. 23 at Docville Farm in Violet.
(02/08/19) Kimberly Perez ate her share of cauliflower and then asked for more. The cauliflower was grown in the school garden at J.S. Aucoin Elementary School.
(02/08/19) Noah Harper, a LSU College of Agriculture sophomore majoring in plant and soil systems, is the recipient of a national agricultural scholarship.
(02/08/19) February is an excellent time to fertilize trees. Fertilizing this month provides them with nutrients just when they can use them most effectively.
(02/07/19) LSU AgCenter will host crawfish tail meat packaging workshops on Feb. 11 and Feb. 12 in southwest Louisiana.
(02/07/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — For those who wait patiently for those big, juicy Louisiana strawberries each year, the wait is over.
(02/07/19) The Central Region Spring Garden Seminar and Expo is set for March 8 at the Louisiana State Evacuation Shelter south of LSUA near Alexandria.
(Video 2/6/19) A major paper mill closed its paper production unit near Baton Rouge, and it is causing a major concern for forestry operations in the area.
(Video 2/6/19) Across Louisiana, 4-H’ers are showing their animals at local livestock shows with aspirations to qualify for the state show
(02/06/19) A cold winter deserves to be followed by a warm spring. And Burden Museum & Gardens offers many activities to help people enjoy the changing season.
(02/05/19) BATON ROUGE, La. — Seafood processors and others attending the Beyond the Boat seafood conference on Jan. 30.
(02/05/19) As the weather begins to warm up, Louisiana gardeners are preparing for spring garden shows throughout the state.
(02/05/19) The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator posted another successful year in 2018, producing an all-time high of more than 100 tons of food.
(02/05/19) LSU AgCenter scientists and researchers were among the presenters at the National Conservation Systems Cotton and Rice Conference.
(02/05/19) LSU AgCenter plant pathologist Chris Clark has received the National Research Impact Award from the National Sweet Potato Collaborators Group.
(02/05/19) LSU AgCenter weed scientist Daniel Stephenson received the Soybean and Corn Researcher of the Year award .
(Video 02/03/19) It sounds simple, but watering your indoor plants properly is an important part of keeping them healthy.
(02/01/19) To grow plants from seeds you buy from catalogs, you must be able to start your own transplants. Here's how.
(02/01/19) Fruit and vegetable growers attended a Jan. 29 field day on farm safety at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
(02/01/19) Farmers were encouraged to take advantage of new data-driven technologies at the LSU AgCenter digital agriculture conference on Jan. 29.
(01/31/19) Louisiana photographers who want to submit photographs for the AgCenter 2020 Get It Growing Lawn and Garden Calendar have only a few days to enter.
(01/31/19) Understanding how to extinguish a fire is a needed lesson for many, but the proper way to start a fire was the lesson in a recent class.