Misleading claims about glyphosate weed killer continue to cause concern. LSU AgCenter specialists provide factual answers to some common questions.
Pecan shells, a byproduct of the pecan industry, are being used to develop antimicrobial substances for food safety.
Glyphosate applied to sugarcane before harvest slows vegetative growth and allows the plant to make and store additional sucrose.
Ashley Edwards is an assistant extension agent and the coordinator for regional animal sciences programs in the Central, Northwest and Northeast regions.
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As a county agent in the 1920s, Gordon D. Cain helped bring electricity to rural Louisiana. His family honors his legacy with an endowed chair in agriculture.
Safety is a major concern in planning for outdoor recreation activities as part of the LSU AgCenter Healthy Communities program.
The LSU AgCenter quickly adapted its ways for getting educational information to the people of Louisiana when the pandemic struck, limiting physical mobility.
A couple's collective skills helped create a supply chain to get health workers the protective gear they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
People can find pleasure and joyfulness from spending time outside in gardens and parks, writes Jeff Kuehny, director, LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
A grant from Bayer CropScience has provided LSU AgCenter extension agents with resources to establish pollinator planting projects in pastures.
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An unused space in a park in Houma, Louisiana, was transformed into a community garden through the Healthy Communities Program.
Production of cross-laminated timber offers an economic opportunity for Louisiana's forestry industry, along with other Southern states.
The LSU AgCenter strives to improve proper use of pesticides through its Pesticide Safety Education Program.
To ensure the sustainable use of the Bt technology, LSU AgCenter scientists have developed and implemented a statewide Bt resistance monitoring program.
Dennis Randall Ring, 67, professor and extension entomologist in the LSU Department of Entomology, passed away on May 4, 2020, after an extended illness.
LSU Department of Entomology alumni have enjoyed success in a variety of endeavors throughout the world.
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LSU AgCenter scientists are taking an integrated pest management approach to hemp production in Louisiana and discovering best practices.
LSU AgCenter scientists are studying the way insects see color, specifically beetles, which are the most diverse order of life on the planet.
Through the College of Agriculture, a popular seminar course is offered in which students discuss science topics in the news.
LSU AgCenter scientists are studying the effects of hurricanes on insects and found that insects continue to thrive with some changes post-hurricane.
The number of insect pests rice and sugacane farmers have to contend with is always growing as new invasive insects enter the state.
Black soldier fly larvae consume garbage and then become food themselves for chickens, pigs, cattle and other livestock.
LSU AgCenter scientists have been conducting research combining population genetics and census studies to use insects as bioindicators of marsh health.
LSU AgCenter scientists are studying how disrupting the chemical cues termites use to communicate may help control them.
LSU AgCenter scientists study two viruses that can be devastating to deer: bluetongue virus (BTV) and epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV).
Mosquito abatement districts in Louisiana use many strategies besides truck-based insecticide applications to control mosquitoes.
LSU AgCenter scientists continue to develop ways to control the fast-growing giant salvinia that clogs water bodies and interferes with food production.
Technology developed at the LSU AgCenter is being used in other parts of the world to help sustain the environment and our food supply.
Rogers Leonard, who recently retired as the AgCenter associate vice president, gave the Jerry B. Graves Distinguished Seminar Series lecture in November 2019.
Nathan Lord turned his interest in classifying insects into a career in which he can travel the world doing what he had loved doing as a child.
2020 has been designated International Year of Plant Health to call attention to the vital work of agricultural scientists around the world.
The LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center is working to prevent diseases from eliminating some of Louisiana's specialty crops.
Annie's Project. coordinated by the LSU AgCenter, helps women gain knowledge to use in farm business decision-making.
The LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana Department of Education Division of Nutrition Services developed a school garden leadership workshop for educators.