[Video](6/25/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains why this elegant, tall-stemmed plant is a good choice for your landscape.
[Video](5/31/20) Heather Kirk-Ballard describes how you can plant a variety of textured plants together to strengthen the aesthetic impact of your landscape.
(05/29/20) Growing vegetables from your own seeds is probably one of the most fulfilling achievements of vegetable gardening.
(05/27/20) With extra time at home, many people have begun raising chickens for the first time, while others are considering this rapidly burgeoning hobby.
(05/28/20) With crawfish season winding down, an LSU AgCenter crawfish specialist has written guidelines for stocking new ponds.
(Video 05/27/20) Blackberries are considered a superfood and are a sign summer is here. LSU AgCenter researchers are looking for ways to improve production.
(Video 05/27/20) Louisiana’s cotton farmers are wrapping up their planting, and this year’s crop is going to be smaller than initial projections.
(05/26/20 Home gardeners are often distressed by slime molds during extended periods of overcast, warm and wet weather, which is common in Louisiana.
(05/27/20) The second Louisiana Super Plant announced for 2020 are Lucky Star pentas.
(05/26/20) In past years 4-H camp at the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center has served more than 3,000 youth. Now even more are expected.
(05/26/20) The 2020 hurricane season could bring new challenges as Louisiana residents also navigate the realities of COVID-19.
(05/22/20) The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will begin on June 1 and now is the time to prepare your yard, gardens and landscapes for bad weather.
(05/21/20) The LSU AgCenter sugarcane specialist said farmers are pleased with the progress of the current crop.
(05/20/20) The 2020 field day at the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station will be held online on July 1 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
(05/19/20) Live Healthy Thibodaux is bringing the community together to address health needs in Thibodaux and the surrounding area.
(05/19/20) Blueberry growers are hoping to avoid the drastically reduced sales that some other farms have experienced because of lost markets.
(05/18/20) In response to the recent relaxation of Gov. Edwards’ stay-at-home directive, Burden Museum & Gardens has announced a reopening on May 18.
(05/15/20) Chaste tree, also known as vitex, is simple in ease of care but is far from being plain.
(05/14/20) When Louisiana begins reopening the economy following weeks of a stay-at-home order, people will need to continue to take precautions.
(05/13/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — After schools in West Feliciana Parish closed in mid-March, schools had to decide what to do with their gardens.
(05/12/20) In many cases, producers have been pushed to their limits to keep up with increasing demands for locally grown products.
(05/11/20) May is Older Americans Month, a national observation of the Administration for Community Living in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
(05/11/20) She works in fashion. He works in medicine. Their skills helped create a supply chain to provide protective gear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
(05/08/20) Louisiana vegetable growers are beginning to see problems from southern bacterial wilt, one of the most serious diseases of garden crops.
[Video] (5/11/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard shows you how to properly pollinate your plants.
[Video] (5/11/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard shows you an economical way to fill in those unsightly holes.
(05/08/20) The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will host an online National Public Gardens Week celebration via their website and Facebook page.
(05/08/20) You can create a gorgeous arrangement for your home or someone special with just a few items.
(05/08/20) LSU AgCenter experts have been getting inquiries from the public about Asian giant hornets, but it’s not believed the insects are in Louisiana.
(05/08/20) A gift for her garden is sure to make her happy this Mother’s Day.
(05/08/20) Scarcity in grocery stores despite an abundant food supply can be attributed primarily to distribution challenges.
(05/07/20) Rice prices have rebounded, and the Louisiana 2020 crop is off to a good start.
(05/07/20) Tracy Evans has been named senior director of development for the LSU AgCenter, College of Agriculture and School of Veterinary Medicine.
(05/07/20) Now is a great time to pick blackberries and dewberries, but how can you tell the difference between the two?
(05/04/20) People can do several things in their homes in addition to cleaning high-touch surfaces to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
(05/04/20) COVID-19 has had a profound effect on people, and it also may be playing a role in the potential decline of the Eastern wild turkey population.
(05/01/20) Many people are heading outdoors to pass the time and stay active during the coronavirus stay-at-home order.
(05/01/20) Blackberries are shiny, black fruit bursting with sweet juice.