(08/31/20) In January, nearly 60 residents met in Franklinton, Louisiana, to discuss the challenges and barriers to health in the community.
[Video](9/7/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains some other reasons why the candlestick plant, or cassia, is a great choice for you.
[Video](8/31/20) On this edition of Get it Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard talks about how to get rid of Virginia buttonweed.
(08/28/20) The effects on agriculture appear to be less than most people feared before Hurricane Laura, but forests and residences sustained significant damage.
(08/28/20) During the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, many people had more time on their hands.
(08/26/20) Louisiana homeowners who need guidance on cleaning up and making repairs following Hurricane Laura can turn to information from the LSU AgCenter.
(08/26/20) North Louisiana farmers are rushing to get their corn crop out of the field before Hurricane Laura hits, and so far the crop looks good.
(08/25/20) The safety of refrigerated and frozen foods is a concern following extended power outages. And AgCenter food safety expert recommends planning ahead.
(08/25/20) Widespread flooding from Hurricane Laura could affect crawfish production for the upcoming season.
(08/25/20) Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas.
(08/21/20) Your trees may still have green figs that just won’t seem to ripen, and that can be for many reasons.
(08/20/20) The 2020 Louisiana County Agriculture Agents Association honored three LSU AgCenter employees at its annual meeting held online on Aug. 18.
(08/19/20) A water bottle drive for students in Monroe City Schools is being hosted by the LSU AgCenter and others.
(08/18/20) From now until Sept. 11, crawfish farmers can apply for assistance from a USDA program to compensate them for losses related to the coronavirus.
[Video](8/24/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to gather seeds so you can grow more wonderful herbs.
[Video](8/17/20) It’s called bark scale, and on this edition of Get it Growing, horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains what you can do to get rid of it.
(08/13/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Take-all patch, also known as take-all root rot, is causing problems in some Louisiana lawns.
(08/14/20) Crape myrtle bark scale is an introduced insect pest from Asia, and it has great affinity for crape myrtle trees. The problem often goes unnoticed.
(08/13/20) Good weather has allowed sugarcane farmers to get started planting their new crop.
(Video 08/13/20) The Louisiana Master Farmer program is designed to make farmers better environmental stewards.
(Video 08/13/20) Cooperative weather is allowing farmers to make quick work of this year’s Louisiana corn harvest.
(08/07/20) The harvest for the 2020 rice crop in south Louisiana is nearing the halfway point, and the result is a big improvement over previous years.
(08/07/20) Abbeville residents can now visit a painted obstacle course at the Vermilion Parish Library.
(08/06/20) Four icons of agriculture were inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction during a ceremony Aug. 6.
(08/06/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter has been awarded a total of $50,000 a year for three years from Nutrien, a Canadian fertilizer company.
(08/05/20) The LSU AgCenter consumer horticulture specialist is asking Louisiana gardeners to participate in a 10-minute online survey about gardening.
(08/03/20) It started as a way to address the telephone calls and emails that had increased to hundreds a day as people stayed home as a result of the pandemic.
(Video 08/03/20) Louisiana’s rice harvest has started early this year, and yields are some of the best in the last five years.
(Video 08/03/20) There’s some good news for Louisiana sugarcane farmers. A new variety called Ho 13-739 will be available on a limited basis for planting.