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Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
The EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter is published monthly during the school year to keep our 4-Hers well informed on upcoming activities.
Click here for the November 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter
Click here for the October 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
Click here for the September 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter.
Traditional meal times have changed to eating snacks or smaller meals throughout the day. Learn how to schedule healthy meals and snacks throughout the day.
The SU Agricultural Land-Grant Campus, in collaboration with the LSU AgCenter, held its “Creating Healthy Enjoyable Foods” (C.H.E.F.) Camp.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
As we enter into hurricane season, this news article lists helpful LSU AgCenter fact sheets and publications.
Click here for the April 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter
Some orchids are highly fragrant with delicious odors, while others have extremely obnoxious odors.
Whether you prefer them fresh, pickled, in salads or on a sandwich, cucumbers are a great addition to any backyard vegetable garden.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Click here for the March 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter.
Washing our hands should be our first step every time we enter into the kitchen! Hand washing will fight against germs and foodborne illnesses.
Popcorn makes a great healthy snack!
In this issue: 2019 Parish Livestock Show, Horse Club, Livestock Club News, Shooting Sports News, Upcoming Camps and more.
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Click here for February 2019 edition of the EBRP 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
Learn how water helps your body and tips on how to incorporate water throughout the day.
This recipe is very nutritious and delicious and helps with prevention of diseases.
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Hydrangeas are known for their extraordinary blooms and ‘Limelight’ produces a bright lime-green to white inflorescence that is sure to impress.
Seniors in Jefferson Parish enjoy the Healthy eating series presented by Karen Marie the Salubrious RD. They have made positive dietary and exercise changes.
Many weeds in the landscape can cause a gardener to gripe.
It's a very unique and interesting way to grow fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers.
Blackberries are by far one of the easiest fruit crops to grow in south Louisiana.
Virginia buttonweed (Diodia virginiana) the number one weed problem in Southern turfgrass.
There is nothing more frustrating for a home gardeners than to see the fruits of their labors lost to diseases and pests.
The LSU AgCenter invites you to learn more about how to improve your school and community through the addition of a school vegetable garden.
Late April to early May is a great time to lift or dig these spring-flowering bulbs from the garden where possible.
A short description of commonly grown herbs for home gardens. Herbs included: anise, basil, borage, caraway, cherval, coriander, fennel, marjoram, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, sesame, tarragon, thyme.
Soil is one of the most important factors to manage when growing fruits, vegetables, turf or ornamentals.
LSU has played a critical role in the breeding and development of many cultivars that you can find at nurseries and garden centers.
Vegetables are typically divided into two categories based on how we plant them into the garden.
This is the idea of incorporating plant material that is edible into the landscape, instead of an isolated or defined food-growing area.
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Potted plants do not mind being brought in and out as the weather dictates.
Keeping these leaves will help save on mulch, compost, landfill space and fertilizers. It’s almost as if money actually does grow on trees.
Improper crape myrtle pruning occurs when unnecessary "topping" of the trees is done to reduce the height.
Winter is when most citrus fruits are the sweetest and juiciest.
October could be argued as the most critical month for lawn maintenance.
October's one of the greatest months of the year to get out into the vegetable garden and get some possibly long-needed maintenance accomplished.
In recent years, the idea of planting native plants has swept through the gardening world.
Many of these underground organs can be difficult to distinguish from each other. So let’s shed some light on this underground world.
We can get a head start in the garden now by planting these vegetable seeds for transplants.
The hydrangea’s reliably charming and large flowers make it one of our beloved summer-flowering shrubs of Southern garden.
Ligularia is an excellent addition to any gardener’s shade garden. Consider incorporating ligularia as a great, course-textured addition.
In Louisiana, May is one of the most important months for vegetable gardening as well as the most hectic.
Herbicides help us perform task in our landscape.
The SunPatiens is moving into uncharted territories, places where no impatiens has gone before – full sun.
Mowing your lawn at the correct height is one of the best management strategies that you can implement in your lawn maintenance routine.
Virginia willow, also called Virginia sweetspire and known botanically as Itea virginica, is one of our more popular native shrubs in Louisiana.
March is here, and now is the time to get our spring vegetable garden beds prepared and planted.
The sapsucker will typically drill horizontally parallel rows of holes in the trunks or branches of trees.
Try substituting crape myrtles with a vitex or a larger growing bottle brush.
This article will give you more information on Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens).
Winter is one of the best times to add Cool Season Annuals to your landscape.
Blueberries are one of the easiest-to-grow fruiting plants for home landscapes, and research indicates that they have all kinds of health be
All lawns have a layer thatch, which is not always harmful to the grass. What is thatch? Thatch is a layer of living and dead grass plant parts and clippings located between the soil surface and the green growing grass.
To be fair to the agronomist, dirt is soil that’s out of place. Whether it’s in your garden, lawn or field routine soil sampling can be beneficial. The routine soil test report contains a multitude of information. Making sense of this information is not always as simple as reading the numbers listed for each element. Soil tests indicate the relative capacity of soil to provide nutrients to plants.
East Baton Rouge Parish Agriculture and Natural Resources Advisory Leadership Council.
Information about the 4-H program in East Baton Rouge Parish.
With the cooler fall weather, many of us are drawn outside to catch up on some of the landscape work that we have put off during the heat of the summer. Fall through winter is an excellent time to plant trees and shrubs in the landscape.
Provides list of members and links to meeting minutes for the EBR Parish Joint Advisory Council.
Provides list of members and links to meeting minutes for the 4-H Advisory Council.
Provides list of members and links to meeting minutes for the East Baton Rouge Parish FCS Advisory Leadership Council.