(02/28/18) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter has named Heather Kirk-Ballard as state consumer horticulturist.
(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) Farmers were encouraged to take advantage of new data-driven technologies at the LSU AgCenter digital agriculture conference on Jan. 29.