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Louisiana Agriculture Magazine Summer 2019

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12ajpgLSU AgCenter and LSU College of Agriculture Are ‘Fierce for the Future’

Lindsey Fussell

The LSU AgCenter is an integral part of LSU’s Fierce for the Future campaign, the largest fundraising effort for higher education in Louisiana’s history.

13jpgCompatibility of Cover Crops and Fall-applied Residual Herbicides

Josh Copes, Daniel Stephenson, Donnie Miller and David Blouin

Excellent weed control during the late fall, winter and early spring can lead to soil erosion and many other negative results.

7jpgCropland Values and Conservation on Working Lands in Louisiana

Naveen Adusumilli and Hua Wang

Among many factors that explain farmland values are implementing conservation practices and addressing natural resource concerns.

9jpgScientists’ Inventions Go to Market

Dirk C. Benedict

LSU AgCenter scientists continue to bring scientific discoveries to the world marketplace through the Office of Intellectual Property.

10jpgVet School Neuroscientist Develops Healthy Snack Bar at Food Incubator

Olivia McClure

An LSU professor has developed a snack bar at the LSU AgCenter Food Incubator that contains antioxidants and is good for the brain.

8jpgData Collection and Ownership in the Digital Ag Era

Maria Bampasidou and Thanos Gentimis

Farmers now have access to all kinds of sensors, drones and smart apps for digital devices that allows them to monitor the whole farming cycle.

6jpgAccurate Yield Forecasts through Machine Learning

Thanos Gentimis and Lawson Connor

Yield forecasts can be made more robust by applying machine learning techniques, which means programming computers to recognize patterns.

5jpgYouth Learn Culinary Arts in a Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition

Quincy L. Vidrine and Robin Landry

This contest, which has the trimmings of a major event, focuses on preparing domestic seafood in a healthful dish that anyone can prepare at home.

4jpgProducing Tea in Louisiana: What do consumers want?

Yan Chen, Kathryn Fontenot, Mary Sexton, Jason Stagg, Jeff Beasley and Jeff Kuehny

Louisiana people were asked what kind of tea they liked and where did they buy it. The survey results show promise for potential growers.

3jpgDeveloping Tea As a New Louisiana Specialty Crop

Jeff Beasley, Yan Chen, Jeff Kuehny, Kathryn Fontenot, Kayla Sanders, Jason Stagg and Mary Sexton

Tea is second to only water in consumption for Americans. Louisiana growers want to develop this as a new specialty crop.

2jpgLouisiana Farm to School Plants Seeds to Success

Crystal Besse

The LSU AgCenter is making it possible for more schools to use foods produced locally by Louisiana farmers and growers.

1jpgShreveport High School Students Learn about Money and ‘LYFE’

Karol Osborne

High school students at Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy in Shreveport are learning how to negotiate some important life lessons.

11jpgNew Faculty Profile: Agricultural economist returns to Caribbean-type climate

Tobie Blanchard

A native of Antigua, Lawson Connor hasn’t found a cricket crew in south Louisiana yet, but he is finding his stride at LSU.

15jpgLSU AgCenter News for Summer 2019

New $500,000 grant to study cattle embryo viability; $1.4 million to student nutrient management and reduce run-off; new 4-H state officers; second annual field day expo

14jpgCollege of Agriculture News for Summer 2019

Alumnus expands award-winning coffee business; youth learn cooking skills in summer program; alumnus honors sister with scholarship; team wins quiz bowl

Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture