This issue of Louisiana Agriculture provides a deeper understanding of how global processes influence all of us.
P. Lynn Kennedy
Without reinvestment in south Louisiana ports, the U.S. risks losing this competitive advantage in world 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LSU AgCenter innovations are licensed on six of the world’s seven continents—all but Antarctica. These licenses generate royalty revenue for more research.
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.
Leslie Blanchard, Rocio Lopez and Ivana Tregenza
The LSU College of Agriculture provides students with a variety of opportunities to gain international experience.
The LSU AgCenter Agricultural Leadership Development Program helps farmers, ranchers, foresters and agribusiness professionals learn about global issues.
John S. Russin
David H. Picha
David H. Picha
Rick Bogren and Lawrence Datnoff
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture