(Video 12/27/21) High school students from central Louisiana are part of pilot LSU AgCenter agricultural education program designed to highlight career opportu
(Video 12/27/21) 2021 was another good year for much of Louisiana agriculture. Yields for many crops were average to above average, and prices were strong.
(12/23/21) A foundation planting is the placement of plants in beds that frame the home. Design yours carefully.
(12/21/21) Louisiana FFA members recently gathered at McNeese State University to compete in State Leadership Development Events.
(12/17/21) LSU and Southern University agricultural centers held a joint two-day workshop, Coming Together for Racial Understanding on Dec. 9 and 10.
(12/17/21) The LSU AgCenter will hold the Central Region Crops and Cattle Forum on Jan. 6, at the State Evacuation Shelter near the LSUA campus in Alexandria.
(12/17/21) One of the most important factors that influences a garden’s success is the weather.
[Video](12/20/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how the white ShiShi camelia is also a great selection.
[Video](12/27/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard compares several popular hollies and the advantages those trees bring to your landscape.
(Video 12/17/21) A new rice variety developed by the LSU AgCenter has a reduced glycemic score that is allowing people to put rice back on their plate.
(12/14/21) The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture recognized outstanding faculty and staff during an awards ceremony Dec. 14.
(12/10/21) A team of LSU AgCenter researchers have been awarded a grant to study the guava root-knot nematode, which damages sweet potatoes.
[Video](12/13/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard and horticulturist Dan Gill discuss how to care for your rose bushes as we move into winter.
[Video](12/6/21) Heather Kirk-Ballard got together with former host Dan Gill. The two horticulturists discuss the great opportunity for planting herbs this fall
(12/10/21) If you are looking to add a splash of bright color to shaded areas in the fall and early winter, ligularia is an excellent choice.
(12/07/21) Kevin Ringelman has received the H. Dale Hall Ducks Unlimited Endowed Professorship in Wetlands and Waterfowl Conservation.
(12/03/21) The ShiShi Gashira camellia is a top-performing shrub for Louisiana landscapes.
(Video 12/02/21)During Christmas, poinsettias are often a part of the holiday décor. Native to Mexico, they can live for 40 years and grow to 15 feet tall.
(12/01/21) CROWLEY, LA. - Members of the Louisiana 4-H Food and Fitness Board visited the LSU AgCenter H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station.
(11/24/21) With this last push of colorful blooms during fall, it’s time to stop and smell the roses.
(11/29/21) In the past 10 years, Raj Singh and his staff at the LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center have examined thousands of plant samples.
(11/23/21) The grocery tab for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner in Louisiana will be higher than in 2020, but it will still fall below the national average.
[Video](11/29/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard warns that if you want them to bloom for Christmas, you need get them in the ground now.
[Video](11/22/21) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how you can bring dependable fall color to your patio or into your home — with crotons.
(11/19/21) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is still accepting nominations for its 2022 induction ceremony.
(11/19/21) Crotons are brightly colored, broadleaf evergreen shrubs that are typically grown as houseplants.
(Video 11/18/21) The ratoon, or second, harvest of rice across south Louisiana is just about wrapped up.
(Video 11/18/21) After a near all-time record crop last year, Louisiana sugarcane growers can’t help but be a little bit disappointed with the 2021 crop.
(11/16/21) With the holiday season just around the corner, the LSU AgCenter Food Innovation Institute is now selling gift boxes.
(11/12/21) The LSU AgCenter has launched Healthy Living Literacy, a program that provides children with books about health, nutrition and gardening.
(11/15/21) Got an eye for photography? The LSU AgCenter wants your best shots of lawns, gardens, flowers, trees and vegetables.
(11/17/21) Burden Museum & Gardens has something for everyone this winter.
(11/12/21) Spring-flowering bulbs can be tricked, or “forced,” into blooming indoors.
(11/11/21) The LSU AgCenter offers tools for farmers to analyze and monitor farm accounting.
(11/11/21) A disease called crown rot has been detected in a commercial strawberry field in Louisiana.
(11/09/21) The LSU AgCenter will host its annual poinsettia show and sale Nov. 27 at the AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden in Baton Rouge.
(11/09/21) Louisiana Master Cattleman participants from six Acadiana parishes completed the 10-week Master Cattleman course.
(11/08/21) LSU AgCenter researcher Terrence R. Tiersch has been reappointed as chair of the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council.
[Video](11/8/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how you can grow cosmos in your landscape.
[Video](11/15/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to select and care for your yaupon holly.
(11/05/21) Are you looking for a gorgeous flower that thrives on pure neglect? Try cosmos.
(11/04/21) While Hurricane Ida came ashore more than two months ago, its effect on the Louisiana citrus and vegetable industry will be measured in years.
(Video 11/4/21) While Hurricane Ida came ashore more than two months ago, its effect on the Louisiana citrus and vegetable industry will be measured in years.
(Video 11/4/21) The Louisiana Master Farmer Program is celebrating 20th anniversary. The program was designed to lessen the environmental footprint.
(11/03/21) Carole Broussard knew she had to limit her mother’s salt intake to manage the 93-year-old’s hypertension and heart issues.
(11/02/21) The St. Helena Farmers Market is hosting a pre-sale of holiday boxes containing a variety of local products.
(11/02/21) BATON ROUGE, La. — A community garden located in the heart of LSU’s main campus is growing diversity in diet, education and stress relief.
(11/02/21) ST. MARTINVILLE, La. — Dozens of beef cattle producers gathered to hear about the latest developments in the Louisiana beef industry.
(10/29/21) A $2 million grant was awarded to the LSU AgCenter, Texas A&M University and the University of South Alabama to study tick saliva.
(11/01/21) The process of rebuilding LSU AgCenter facilities destroyed by a tornado last year is set to begin soon.
(10/29/21) Any avid gardener or plant expert will agree that an investment in your soil is an investment in the health of your plants.
(10/27/21) The LSU AgCenter hosted a sugarcane field day at Dugas Farm, Inc. on Oct. 20 in Assumption Parish.
(10/26/21) A National Institutes of Food and Agriculture grant was recently awarded to a team of LSU AgCenter researchers for integrated pest management.
(10/25/21) The Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction is now accepting nominations for its annual induction ceremony.
(10/22/21) Plant doctor Raj Singh conducted hands-on training on how to recognize boxwood dieback in Forest Hill, La.
[Video](11/1/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how these ornamental peppers create a warm, colorful accent to your landscape or wind
[Video](10/25/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard provides some tips for you to successfully grow these delicious fruits.
(10/22/21) Forestry landowners can hear about options available to help them recover from Hurricane Ida damage at a meeting Nov. 18.
(10/22/21) Early fall is the time to plant strawberries. Home gardeners can successfully grow strawberries with even a small area, plenty of sun and some TLC.
(10/21/21) The LSU AgCenter’s LaHouse Resource Center is joining other agencies in promoting National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 24-30.
(10/19/21) Former AgCenter Vice Chancellor Denver T. Loupe has been posthumously inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
(Video 10/21/21) Louisiana cotton farmers are past the halfway point of this year’s harvest, and yields have beat the expectations of many.
(Video 10/21/21) Farmers in Louisiana are entering the final stretch of this year’s sweet potato harvest.
(10/20/21) With a new year soon arriving, the LSU AgCenter has released the latest edition of the Get It Growing calendar.
(10/18/21) Louisiana farmers, ranchers and professionals who work in agricultural outreach can apply for grants through the Conservation Champions program.
(10/15/21) Don’t be so quick to blame goldenrod for your seasonal allergies. It’s far most likely that ragweed is the culprit.
The LSU AgCenter will host a Sugarcane Field Day on Oct. 20 at Keith Dugas Farm in Assumption Parish. The forum is supported by the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
(10/13/21) The Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame welcomed 24 new members to its ranks at a ceremony Oct. 9.
(10/12/21) Rainy weather leading up to this year’s 90-day harvest has slowed down many aspects of farmers’ and millers’ operations.
[Video](10/18/21) SU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to the fall 2021 Louisiana Super Plant selection — Supertunia Mini Vista Indigo
[Video](10/11/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains some of the choices and benefits of growing sunflowers.
(10/08/21) This is my favorite time of year. As the days begin to shorten and the year comes to a close, there are many exciting things going on in the garden.
(Video 10/07/21) Forest landowners in southeast Louisiana face a double whammy in terms of stagnant prices for their timber and damage from Hurricane Ida.