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LVFC October & November newsletter, Super Foods, Livingston Parish Fair, Easy Fruit Salad, Broccoli Potato Soup
Since most of us live on smaller parcels of land, consider how to incorporate fruit trees and shrubs into the landscape.
Which one should you buy?
November is the ideal time to plant new plants into your landscape.
They are caterpillars that like to feed on grass, much like armyworms.
Many of the cool season annuals can be planted in the spring of the year but the most spectacular floral displays are in the spring from fall planted annuals.
navel oranges, lemons, satsumas, kumquats, fruit, Louisiana Early, Early St. Ann, Meiwa kumquats, Meyers lemon, November, December, citrus
Tips on how to choose healthy food choices and incorporate physical activity during the holidays.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
The 4-H News Flash provides information about our upcoming events and contests. The monthly newsletter is the easiest way to stay up to date with Livingston 4-H activities.
The benefits of Kale is that it is loaded with lots of compounds that have powerful medicinal properties.
Fire ants, October, baits, insect growth regulators (IGR), corn grits, spinach, colonies, Extinguish, Extinguish Plus, Esteem, Logic, Award and Distance.
Muscadines, grape of the south, scuppernong vine, vineyard, pollination, carlos, cowart, topsail, fry, black fry, higgins, supreme, fruit, self-fruitful, bronze
strawberries, berries, Festival, Camino Real, Camarosa, San Andreas, October
September, lawn grasses, maintenance, winterizing, nitrogen, fertilizers, potassium, brown patch, fungal disease, landscaping, nutrients.
Livingston Parish Shooting Sports Information
shrub roses, landscape roses, knockout, home run, carefree, lady elise may, belinda's dream, super plant,
ryegrass, soil pH, soil sample, grasses, oats, wheat, cereal rye, deer hunters, livestock pastures, armyworms, cool season forages, red clover, white clover
hunting, dove season, food plots, forages, deer, soil sample, cool season forages, pH, nitrogen, wheat, oats, rye, ryegrass, phosphorous, potassium
yellow jackets, wasps, insecticide, sevin, orthene, pyrethrin
LVFC August-September newsletter, Fall Seminar, Livingston Parish Fair, Holidays Ideas Showcase/Bunco, Are You Storm Ready
bark, shedding, crape myrtle, drake elm, sycamore, river birch, bald cypress, chinese elms, eastern red cedar, exfoliating, chamberbitter, mimosa tree
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Pears, lenticels, tomatoes, weed control, organic mulches, Heatwave II, Solar Fire, Sun Master, Solar Set, Phoenix, Florida 91, Bella Rosa, irrigation tubing
Crape myrtle, fungal leaf spot, cercospora leaf spot, sooty mold, systematic fungicide, acephate, aphids, fertilome liquid systemic fungicide ii, crape murder
Soil sample, lime, garden problems, pH issues, food plots, red headed caterpillars, may beetle, june bugs, azaleas, rose bushes, sevin, orthene, dipel, spinosad
Annual lespedeza, common lespedeza, virginia button weed, vbw, msm, broadleaf, weed, 2,4-D
Star Bright, Summer Flavor 720, Sugar Baby, watermelon
Fertilization, woody plants, trees, bulls, cow herd, calving season, breeding season, vegetable gardening, tomatoes, southern peas, okra, summer squash
Howden, Connecticut Fields, New Moon (white), Lumina (white), Sorcerer (semi-vining), Spirit, Cargo, Charisma, Magic Lantern, Darling, Autumn Gold, Neon
There are a variety of ways in which trees can be damaged during construction.
When choosing palms, select ones that can withstand temperatures and soil conditions in your location.
Blueberries, antioxidant, climax, premier, brightwell, tifblue, powderblue
Livingston Parish stakeholders met to create a vision for the LSU AgCenter nutrition and health programs.
For the coming opening day of dove season I would plant brown top millet.
Crowder peas, purple hull peas, black-eyed peas, cream peas, Zipper Cream, Elite, Top Pick, Queen Anne, Texas Pinkeye
squash, cucurbit, monoecious, pollination, female flowers, male flowers, squash vine borers, Goldbar, Liberator III, Enterprise, Cougar, Multipik, Patriot II
Tomato, blossom-end rot, vegetable gardens, low soil pH, calcium, blossom-end rot, bacteria wilt
Food Festival, Fashion Revue, Posters & more!
gardenia, thrips, aphids, hydrangea, summer flowering plants
Breeding season for beef operations
Choosing the perfect watermelon and problems with figs
Cercospora leaf spot in crape myrtles and citrus trees with wet soil conditions
Technique for removing bats from your property.
Slugs & Snails
Growers who want to sell Halloween pumpkins need to plant about July 20 to have them in the market and ready before Halloween.
Nutrients in the soil such as phosphorous, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, zinc and copper are like money in your checking account.
Learn more about bark lice which lives in cracks of trees and when should you plant your vegetables in the garden.
They're really just wasps but they are wasps with an attitude.
Oxygen levels in a pond are critical and at their lowest levels during the heat of summer.
Hunters are notorious for pushing the envelope on planting dates for food plots. They get anxious and want to plant early.
Timing of planting is always an issue and Mother Nature does not always cooperate.
Lawn Winterizing & Fall Gardening
Louisiana Irises & Poinsettias
Tips on landscaping your yard.
This article gives you tips on keeping a green lawn all year.
Tips on planting and harvesting garlic.
Tips on fireplace safety including, firewood, chimney sweeping & Christmas trees
Tips on pecan trees.
Tips on leaf color changes and poinsettias.
Tips on citrus trees and freezing conditions
Some practical gift ideas.
Scales & Lichen.
Tips on mirlitons, satsumas, lemons, navel oranges, etc.
Red-headed azalea caterpillar & tips on sweet potatoes.
Sod webworms, chinch bugs.
Planting snap beans and tips on carpenter bees.
Information on crane flies and fire blight.
Tips on crabgrass and how to deal with quince rust.
Tips on damaged African Lilies, sago palms and fertilizing trees.
Tips on ground covers, including liriope, ornamental grasses, monkey grass.
Tips on different varieties of roses.
Pruning citrus, berry producing plants, etc.
Planting irish potatoes.
peach trees, irish potatoes, fruit trees, root rot
Crape myrtle trees, sooty mold, insect, honey dew sugary substance
fire ants, insecticides, mounds, Ortho Fire Ant Killer, Orthene 75S, Acephate 75S, Extinguish, Award, Logic, Distance, Spectracide Fire Ant Bait, bait strips
Azaleas, azalea leaf gall, vines, pruning
Nitrogen, fertilizer, Bayer Advanced Southern Weed Killer, Trimec, Fertilome Weed Free Zone, Ortho Weed-B-Gon, sticker weeds
Tips on fresh vegetables including tomatoes, bell peppers and eggplant
Information on pecan phylloxera & tips on planting field corn
Planting sweet corn and corn earworms
Not sure which foods are part of the Grains Food Group and how much you should consume? Check this article out.
Tips on composting leaves
Great way to add a grain to your salad. Try this tasty recipe.
Shrub roses, also called landscape roses, are different than the traditional hybrid tea roses.
Looking for ways to include whole grains in your diet? Try these tips.
Are you including grains in your daily diet? If not, continue reading to learn why it is important to eat grains.
You should make half your grains "whole" each day!
Minutes from the Advisory Leadership Council for Livingston Parish Family and Consumer Science met on December 12, 2016.
You can plant container grown woody shrubs and trees almost any time of the year but November is the single best month to plant them.