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Croton Codiaeum variegatum, Southern salt marsh aster, cypress twig gall midge, Container Gardening: Water Movement and Irrigation, November Rain Collecion.
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Common Purslane Portulaca oleracea, Black soldier fly Hermetia illucens, Termites in trees, Ants quest for water, Hire an arborist, marquerite daisy.
Cinnamon Girl’ Distylium, Annual Grasses, barnacle scale, Sphaeropsis knot of hollies, irrigation spray heads.
Barbados cherry, wood decay fungi, how much to plant, mulberry weed, engaging your ears in the landscape, vegetable recommendations.
Articles on Queen palm dates, frogfruit (Phyla nodiflora), Cercospora leaf spot, the 4 R's of Nutrient Managment, Walkingsticks.
Scarlet Creeper, Spotted Lanternfly, Slow release vs. Control Release Fertilizer, Eucalyptus Tree, Joro Spider, Phomopsis Fruit Rot.
Mimosa Vine (Mimosa strigillosa) as a Lawn Alternative, Crêpe Myrtles, Sweetbay Magnolia (Magnolia virgininana, American Cockroach, Plant Nutrition N-P-K.
Articles on Mamou/Coral Bean, The Danger of Dead Branches, Florida Betony (Stachys floridana), Large Patch Turf Disease, Easter Buck Moth.
200 pages of recipes to improve your kitchen skills by the Southeast Region 4-H members.
St. Tammany 4-H Members! Start testing out your recipes now! The St. Tammany 4-H Food Fest is going to be Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Information and resource links for club leaders to helpful publications on planning club meetings, making meetings exciting, planning a 4-H program, giving demonstrations and leader guides.
Drummond’s Swamp Maple, Bandana Lantana, Pruning Crapemyrtles, Ambrosia Beetles, Downy Mildew of Brassica.
Includes articles on Loropetalum, Common Firebush, Pellitory, and Hoof Fungus.
Includes Lowering soil pH, cabbage aphids, doveweed, plants with potential, container growing media.
Articles on Lycoris plant, fall armyworms, container soil properties, supertunia vista, fall lawn weeds.
Includes articles on Curcuma plant, inorganic growing media, Io moth caterpillars Leslie Ann camellias, Sida rhombifolia, plus the vegetable planting guide.
(05/25/21) BATON ROUGE, La. — The LSU AgCenter and Louisiana 4-H announce that Todd Tarifa has been named department head for 4-H youth development.
Horticultural Newsletter for the residents of St. Tammany Parish.
Horticultural Newsletter for residents of St. Tammany Parish.
Creole tomato is a ripe red tomato grown in Louisiana,
Mother and son preparing omelet to put on top of their cauliflower waffle.
Keeping your spinach from getting brown or wilted.
Using all parts of the vegetables purchased.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
When you do not have enough money to cover your family’s basic living expenses and pay all your creditors, you face some difficult financial decisions.
Finding different ways to prepare fresh vegetables purchased from local supermarket or farmers market without wasting.
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Grains are one of USDA’s Myplate food groups. According to the American Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should make ½ our grains whole grains.
Figs are one of the most popular fruits grown in the South. They are a good source of dietary fiber, natural sugars, iron, calcium, and potassium.
Preparing fresh vegetables by roasting in a pan.
Cooking all the food you purchase at the grocery store.
Tomatoes are good for the heart and health
Hang your next load of clean shirts, dresses or pants on hangers outside and let them dry in the warm spring sunshine and breeze. It will be good exercise.
Soy is a plant-based complete protein, containing all nine amino acids that does not come from an animal. Learn more about the health benefits of soy.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
(04/30/20) Two LSU AgCenter experts offered advice for those looking to stretch their dollars amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic
Handwashing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection. Follow these five steps for handwashing.
Eating vegetables to make meal brighter.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.
Healthy Halloween Tips from the LSU AgCenter.
Physical activity using the Smoothie blender bike teaches youth to stay active while eating healthy.
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.
Health benefits of blueberries along with a tasty blueberry muffin recipe.
Health benefits of consuming catfish
Nutrition information that highlights Dairy and June is Dairy month with this video.
Learn about the health benefits of watermelon, including the essential vitamins and nutrients it contains. Bonus: Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe.
Description and management of Virginia buttonweed in home lawns.
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.
Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
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
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.
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.
The benefits of Kale is that it is loaded with lots of compounds that have powerful medicinal properties.
Seniors in Jefferson Parish enjoy the Healthy eating series presented by Karen Marie the Salubrious RD. They have made positive dietary and exercise changes.
Are you planning to cook a breakfast or brunch for dad on Father's Day? Try these easy fruit ties to add servings of fruit that are packed with vitamins.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
The monthly newsletter of the St. Tammany Parish Master Gardeners Association.
The application period for the 2017 Louisiana Master Gardener Class of 2017 is now open.
Listing of farmer's markets in St. Tammany Parish with their dates and locations.
New Master Gardener class of 2013.
July 2014 issue of the STMGA's monthly newsletter.
June 2014 issue of the STMGA's Gardengoer Newsletter
If you are a 4-H member who is a graduating senior and you plan on attending college, you are eligible to submit an application for the Scott Truck and Tractor 4-H Scholarship. This is a one-time award of $1,000 to be awarded to an individual for college fees. You don’t have to live on a farm to apply for this scholarship. The application form is due in the St. Tammany Parish 4-H Office by April 1, 2015.
A list of farmers markets, roadside markets and fruit producers located in St. Tammany Parish.
Knowing where you are, is as important as, knowing where you want to go when it comes to our soils. Simple steps to soil testing help you know what your plant needs nutritionally to thrive.