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Zinnias thrive in hot weather. A late summer planting will provide color throughout the fall.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
Spiny pigweed is one of the worst weeds home gardeners deal with.
As we enter into hurricane season, this news article lists helpful LSU AgCenter fact sheets and publications.
Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe to enjoy on a summer salad is explained in a simple video from the LSU AgCenter.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Cool spring delays plant growth, blossom end rot, and fertilizing lawns.
Black flies, or buffalo gnats, are a major nusiance in the Feliciana parishes in spring.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos, and blogs.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
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!
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
January 2019 to June 2019 calendar of 4-H events.
Deer can be a nuisance to gardeners in certain parts of Louisiana. Here are some practical tips to help you lessen deer damage in your landscape.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
A newsletter for horticulturists.Plant sweet peas now, cool season vegetable issues, mulch, and houseplants.
The orange dog caterpillar may look ugly now, but in a few short weeks it will turn into a beautiful butterfly.
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.
A pre-emergence herbicide application can save you time, money and effort by killing the weed shortly after the seeds germinate.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Plan fall gardens now, planting trees and shrubs, Camelot Foxglove
This classic chickpea dip is easy to make and a versatile dish.
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
Start planning for fall vegetable and flower gardens now and you will save time and money when its time to buy plants.
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Following good cultural practices and scouting for insects and disease will allow homeowners to enjoy pecans year after year.
Gardening tips for homeowners.
Mayhaw trees are native to Louisiana and do well in this area.
Spring gardening tips for homeowners
Crape Myrtle's vibrant flowers, long blooming season, disease and pest resistance, and relatively small size make them an excellent tree to add to your yard.
(04/04/18) Residents of St. Helena Parish are enjoying new amenities at a local park thanks to Healthy Communities, an initiative led by the LSU AgCenter.
Smart snacking is a great way to meet daily nutrient requirements that may be missd at mealtimes. Use these quick and nutritious snack ideas to add nutrients to your diet without adding too many calories. (PDF Format Only)
Quarterly news on 4-H activities, agriculture and other youth activities
Newsletter contain St. Helena students participation in iLead, iRadio, Easter Egg Hunt, Day at the Capitol, Shooting Sports, Goat Program, 4-H University, S.T.E.M. camp, Science Club, SU Expo, Garden Beautification and Calendar of Events.
St. Helena 4-H'ers participated in fun and educational activities from October to December in 2014. A calendar for upcoming events is also included.
4-H'ers participating in 2014 4-H U
4-H'ers participated in Challenge Camp at Tickfaw State Park.
The sale of sweet potatoes is an annual event benefitting the 4-H program in St. Helena Parish. Read on for more information.
A tour of farming operations held in St. Helena Parish to educate the public both youth and adults.
Youth from St. Helena Parish had fun and learned to be more self-sufficient while at Grant Walker Educational Center in Pollock, Louisiana.
A group of 4-H'ers participated in the events at 4-H University in Baton Rouge from June 21 - 24, 2011.
To encourage adults to volunteer their time in helping the parish 4-H program.
To encourage the youth of the parish to join the 4-H program.
St. Helena Parish 4-H'ers visited the Louisiana State Capitol and learned about the legislative process.
St. Helena Parish 4-H'ers visited their senators and representatives on a recent excursion to the Louisiana State Capitol.
Provides list of members and links to meeting minutes for the St. Helena Parish Advisory Leadership Council.
Youth received the basics in cooking at a cooking camp held July 26-28, 2011.
A group of students enrolled in Southern University's Youth Educational Support program recently visited the LIGO facility in Livingston Parish.
This publication is the official report of current news and events of the St. Helena Forestry Association and its related industry.
Youth from St. Helena Parish schools enjoyed learning about food and fiber products at LSU AgCenter's AgMagic in Baton Rouge.
Youth competed in several areas at the St. Helena parish 4-H Achievement Day.
From April 25 - 27, 2011, 4-H'ers from St. Helena Parish enjoyed outdoor activities at Tickfaw State Park.
St. Helena Parish 4-H'ers who will be in 7th or 8th grade in May 2011 are encouraged to attend LOST Camp at Camp Grant Walker. This article and flyer explain the purpose of camp and provide detailed information.
Ambassadors of the Louisiana State 4-H Shooting Sports program created this newsletter to highlight Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports activities.
Leadership, communicarion, service learning and time management are skills St. Helena 4-H'ers practiced at the 2011 4-H Junior Leadership Conference described in this article.
This is a brief article on ATV safety, which will be the focus of the February, March and April 4-H meetings in St. Helena Parish.
Minutes from the Florida Parishes 4-H Outdoor Skills Advisory Board meetings are included here.
St. Helena Parish 4th graders delivered food and cheer to those in need during the 2010 holidays as a Service Learning project.
Youth at St. Helena Central Elementary School in Greensburg, Louisiana, participated in Science Day experiments during 2010 National 4-H Week.
Volunteers working with St. Helena 4-H youths attended leader training in Gonzales, Louisiana. They learned how to build a better 4-H program in the parish.
A publication from the National 4-H Council intended for use as an additional resource by adults volunteering as leaders in the ATV safety portion of the 4-H Outdoor Skills program.
4-H'ers in St. Helena Parish enjoy a variety of programs throughout the year including: 4-H club meetings, cloverbuds, Character Critters, Reading to the HEART, outdoor skills, livestock and horse shows, gardening projects, 4-H Day at the Capitol, 4-H University, Youth Wetlands Week, fundraisers, Ag Awareness, and Achievement Day.
Highlights of activities and programs presented by the St. Helena Extension office, funding and facts about the parish are given in this report to St. Helena Parish stakeholders.
These recipes were tested by leaders and youth attending a recent overnight camping trip along the Bogue Chitto River.
Riding an ATV can be fun, but safety is a very serious consideration. This article gives a few reasons why.
Proper handling of game meat or fish from the field or stream to the table is extremely important. This publication contains guidelines and hints to help you make sure the food you are consuming is handled and prepared safely.
Learn all about safe ATV riding and protective gear from certified ATV Safety Institute (ASI) instructors at this 4-H ATV Rider Course. A registration form is included.
This newsletter features topics on the purchase, care and training of horses, and includes news and upcoming events.
Tailgating is one of America's pastimes. This article offers helpful tips to keep a tailgating feast safe.
Learning how to show poultry can be fun. Check out this link.
The Cloverbuds program is designed especially for young children who want to be share the fun their older siblings have in the 4-H program in St. Helena Parish.
Y.E.S. is an organized after-school program that incorporates education and fun. Click here to learn more about this program.
Importance of Soil Fertility, Method for Proper Soil Sampling, Interpreting Soil Tests, Adjusting pH, Available Forms of Lime, Available Forms of Sulphur, Applying Fertilizer and Examples of Applications included. (PDF Format Only)
About the parish - location and surroundings
St. Helena Parish
(Distributed 04/09/09) Want to know why bugs rule or help kids learn where their food actually comes from? Or how about exploring the inside of the brain? All that and more are possible during AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter’s fun, interactive and educational journey through Louisiana agriculture and much more April 20-26 at Parker Coliseum on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.
(Distributed 06/17/08) The LSU AgCenter has conducted a considerable amount of evaluation research on crape myrtles over the last 10-plus years, according to LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dr. Allen Owings. “Probably 40-50 varieties are worthy of being grown and sold in Louisiana,” Owing says.