(06/30/20) The LSU AgCenter SNAP Education program recently worked with the City of Bogalusa to install health and walking trail signs in Bogalusa.
(06/29/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Two north Louisiana 4-H’ers have been named Student of the Year in this year’s competition.
(06/29/20) With elections held online, contests from the comfort of homes and nightly assemblies supported by broadband, 4-H University was different this year.
(06/26/20) Growing plants in containers can be very convenient. For one thing, it makes your plants portable.
(06/22/20) During a “normal” year, more than 1,500 4-H’ers from around the state would be invading the LSU campus this week to compete, learn and have fun.
[Video](6/29/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how you can extract seeds from your vegetables to plant your next crops.
[Video](7/6/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard demonstrates how to easily propagate plants from cuttings.
(06/19/20) During this time when folks are still cautiously quarantining, you can create a tranquil oasis of your own.
[Video](6/15/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to some beautiful plants that attract pollinators like butterflies and bees.
(06/16/20) PAULINA, La. — The annual tomato field day had to be canceled this year, but the research continued.
(06/12/20) This year’s rice crop is progressing well, and the recent Tropical Storm Cristobal had little effect.
(06/12/20) When the school garden at J.S. Aucoin Elementary produced an abundance of cucumbers, is was a perfect opportunity to give back to the community.
(06/12/20) June 22 through 28 is National Pollinator Week, and the focus is “Pollinators, Plants, People, Planet,” according to www.pollinator.org.
(Video 06/10/20) Louisiana’s sweet potato farmers are putting the finishing touches on planting this year’s crop, and planting has gone relatively smoothly.
(Video 06/10/20) Fire plays an important ecological role in managing forest land. A burn certification course was taught to better understand the use of fire.
(06/10/20) A resilient home is one that can be quickly restored at minimal expense to a safe, healthy and comfortable home after a natural disaster.
(06/10/20) The 2020 field day at the LSU AgCenter Sugar Research Station will be a statewide event held online only because of COVID-19.
(06/09/20) The 2020 Dean Lee Research and Extension Center virtual field tour will be on the internet starting at 8:30 a.m. on July 20.
[Video](6/8/20) AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains other reasons why this exciting plant is now a member of the Louisiana Super Plant program
(06/08/20) BATON ROUGE, La - For the first time in its 90-year history, the election took place virtually via the Louisiana FFA website.
(06/05/20) I’ve been getting a great deal of questions about tomatoes lately. ‘Tis the season.
(06/03/20) Rice plants are recovering from a hailstorm last week, but yield losses are expected in some fields.
(06/02/20) With an active season predicted, it is never too early to prepare your pantry for what a storm might bring.
(06/01/20) Louisiana’s cotton farmers have nearly completed this year’s planting, and the crop size has shrunk when compared to earlier estimates.