As part of the licensing agreement with GB Sciences Louisiana, the LSU AgCenter will receive $3.4 million or 10 percent of gross revenue, whichever is greater, over five years and an annual research investment.
Sara R. Shields
The LSU AgCenter is taking advantage of new technology to train people about the benefits of gardening to enhance the environment and learn a healthier lifestyle.
Joe Willis, Anna Timmerman and Christopher R. Dunaway
More than 200 volunteers participate in the Greater New Orleans Master Gardener Program. Projects include school gardens, community gardens and garden shows and classes.
Brenda S. Tubaña, Dennis Burns, Marilyn Dalen, Daniel Forestieri and Ralph L. Frazier Jr.
LSU AgCenter scientists are helping farmers learn to apply nitrogen fertilizer in rates that are not too high or too low, both of which can hurt yields.
Blake E. Wilson, James Villegas and Emily Kraus
LSU AgCenter scientists guide Louisiana rice farmers in the correct use of insecticidal seed treatments, which are used on more than 80 percent of rice acreage in the state.
Niranjan Baisakh, Adam Famoso, Jonalyn Yabes, Rodante Tabien and Dustin Harrell
Development of superior rice varieties with increased water-use efficiency could have a significant positive effect on the Louisiana rice industry.
Robin B. Landry
Extension agent Robin Landry has involved her community in making it a healthier place to live and work.
Shaun M. Tanger, Michael Kaller and Richard Vlosky
LSU AgCenter researchers surveyed farmers and landowners on their attitudes about feral hogs and the menace they pose to agriculture.
Rajan Dhakal, Krishna P. Paudel, Matt Fannin and Naveen Adusumilli
LSU AgCenter researchers assess the possible effects of saltwater intrusion into two Louisiana acquifers that support agriculture.
Krishna P. Paudel, Huizhen Niu, Chandra Theegala, Quizhou Ma, Doleswar Bhandari and Naveen Adusumilli
LSU AgCenter researchers have evaluated an alternative economic opportunity for poultry farmers, and that is electricity generation using the litter.
Giovanna M. Aita, Fang Deng, Patrisha Bugayong, Saeed Oladi and Dae-Yeol Cheong
LSU AgCenter scientists are finding that sugarcane residue, known as bagasse, can be converted into renewable fuels and specialty chemicals for use in the food, pharmaceutical and textile industries.
Giovanna M. Aita and Fang Deng
Fumaric acid has been identified as one of the top 12 building block chemicals that can be potentially manufactured using renewable biomass, such as bagasse, the residue left from sugar production.
Carl Motsenbocker, Milagro Berhane and Sydney Melhado
The LSU AgCenter is helping farmers, ranchers, educators and researchers learn more about sustainable agriculture and organic farming.
Louisiana farmers are encouraged to take advantage of new data-driven technologies at an LSU AgCenter digital agriculture conference.
Entomologist Lane Foil has sometimes taken an unconventional approach to research over his 40-year span at the LSU AgCenter, but he has found practical solutions to worldwide problems.
Linda Foster Benedict
State Livestock Show winners; 3 scientists gain more national fame; food safety workshops continue; Ag Alley event in West Monroe; successful 2018 sugarcane harvest grinds to a halt; roseau cane scale research gets boost
Les Voyageurs learn and serve in New Orleans; Noah Harper wins scholarship; Hemline for Hearts fashion event calls attention to heart disease; Zamorano Agriculture Society awards; Savoie Industries donation