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Louisiana Agriculture Magazine Spring 2018

schaferjpgGlobalization and Louisiana: Selected Perspectives on a Complex Issue

Mark Schafer

This issue of Louisiana Agriculture provides a deeper understanding of how global processes influence all of us.

kennedyjpgAgricultural Trade and the Ports of South Louisiana

P. Lynn Kennedy

Without reinvestment in south Louisiana ports, the U.S. risks losing this competitive advantage in world trade.

deliberto_ricejpgLouisiana’s Rice Exports and Share of Global Trade

Michael Deliberto, Huizhen “Jane” Niu and Brian Hilbun

The United States is one of the leading exporters of rice, accounting for around 10 percent of the annual volume of global rice trade.

greenjpgAquaculture: A Global Perspective

Greg Lutz and Chris Green

Almost half a billion people worldwide depend on fish as their principal source of protein. The LSU AgCenter contributes to global aquaculture in many ways.

deliberto_sugarjpgTemporary Foreign Labor and Sugar in Louisiana

Michael Deliberto and Mark Schafer

Louisiana’s sugarcane growers and sugar processors use temporary foreign labor (H-2A, H-2B), mostly from Mexico, when they are unable to fill positions with U.S. citizens.

adusumillijpgSustainable Development and Globalization: Natural Resources and Ecosystems

Naveen Adusumilli

Globally, twice as much food is grown today by farmers using less land, energy and water than in 1960. Global trade is key to sustainable food systems.

vloskyjpgGlobalization and Forestry: Environmental Awareness Changes an Industry

Richard P. Vlosky, Eric Hansen and Rajat Panwar

A combined effect of accelerating globalization and the global recession of 2008 has produced dramatic changes in the forest industry.

fernandezjpgLSU AgCenter Innovations Flow Beyond Louisiana Boundaries

Alana Fernandez

LSU AgCenter innovations are licensed on six of the world’s seven continents—all but Antarctica. These licenses generate royalty revenue for more research.

karimihajpgVisiting Scholar and Fellow Programs in International Agriculture

Susan L. Karimiha and David H. Picha

The LSU AgCenter is among the nation’s leading land-grant universities in training visiting scholars from around the globe.

blanchardjpgGlobal Opportunities Abound for LSU College of Agriculture Students

Leslie Blanchard, Rocio Lopez and Ivana Tregenza

The LSU College of Agriculture provides students with a variety of opportunities to gain international experience.

soileaujpgDeveloping Leaders with an Agricultural Worldview

Bobby Soileau

The LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program helps farmers, ranchers, foresters and agribusiness professionals learn about global issues.


russinjpgLSU AgCenter Global Network takes on new mission

John S. Russin

bogrenjpgDrax Biomass produces new Louisiana products

Rick Bogren

mcclurejpgFellowship program brings international scientists to Louisiana

Olivia McClure

picha - sweet potjpgBorlaug fellow from Vietnam develops nutritional beverages from sweet potatoes

David H. Picha

pichajpgKenyan scientists work to reduce postharvest loss

David H. Picha

datnoffjpgBrazilian Science Without Borders students at the LSU College of Agriculture and AgCenter

Rick Bogren and Lawrence Datnoff

blanchard tobiejpgNew Faculty Profile: Kristin Stair helps students get broad view of agriculture

Tobie Blanchard

agcenterjpgLSU AgCenter News for Spring 2018

COAjpgLSU College of Agriculture News for Spring 2018

Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture