Richard P. Vlosky
The Great Recession of 2007-2008 hurt the forestry industry, and it is still feeling the effects, especially in the housing industry.
Michael Deliberto and Mark J. Schafer
Uncertainty caused by globalization and technological change characterizes the future of cane sugar production in Louisiana.
Scientists at the Audubon Sugar Institute develop sugar factory production computer models to assist the Louisiana industry in becoming more efficient.
Franz Ehrenhauser and Daira Aragon
LSU AgCenter scientists are trying to reduce the ash content of sugar, which would allow more sugar recovery, and at the same time produce salts from this ash.
Dirk C. Benedict
LSU AgCenter scientists continue to bring scientific discoveries to the world marketplace through the Office of Intellectual Property. Here are four successes.
Jong Hyun Ham
Because of risks and limitations of available chemical products, it is imperative to develop new tools and strategies for sustainable disease management in Louisiana crops.
Three new soybean herbicide systems will give Louisiana farmers much-needed tools to fight increasing resistant weed populations they have struggled with in recent years.
LSU AgCenter researchers are trying to grow tea plants in Louisiana as a new economic development opportunity.
Jason Stagg and Allen Owings
While many Southern gardeners are familiar with the sweet olive tree, the trees that produce edible olives are finding their way into Louisiana landscapes.
Emelia Clement and Melissa Cater
The LSU AgCenter offered an obesity prevention program taught with iPads and found that it helped children learn about good health.
Linda Foster Benedict
One way to teach better nutrition to families is to take aim at their children, and one way to do that is through a fun and engaging week-long cooking camp.
Kathryn K. Fontenot
The LSU AgCenter and East Baton Rouge Parish Master Gardeners have partnered to host a series of garden workshop for children at the Botanic Gardens.
J. Matthew Fannin and Vikash Dangal
LSU AgCenter economists are evaluating alternative measures of a Louisiana community’s ability to provide a fertile environment for children's economic prosperity.
Now comes another threat to Louisiana’s coast: the Roseau scale insect, an invasive species from Asia. It is suspected of playing a major role in the die-off of Roseau cane in the southeast marsh.
Two new faculty members, Crystal Ahrens and Tyler Braud, plan to expand 4-H and the LSU AgCenter and College of Agriculture livestock programs.
Students study tropical horticulture in Honduras, conduct marine research in Mozambique; MANRRS partners with NRCS; 15 scholars participate in Governor’s School for Agricultural Sciences
3 researchers get $62,500; False ragweed pest problem; New rice lines introduced; 7 new plants offer ‘potential’; Research boost for aquarium fish production; Food Incubator nutrition analyses